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Ag Engineering

Long-term Water Management Plans (Dec 15)
Farm Dugouts at Rolly View (Nov 17)
Dugout Construction Considerations (Oct 24)
Getting the Most out of Firewood (Sep 8)
What's in Your Water? (Aug 25)
Water for a Lifetime (Aug 18)
An Unseen Threat - Old, Unused Wells (Aug 11)
Dam and Dugout Design Workshop (Aug 5)

Business & Economics

Farm Direct Marketing: Know the Regulations - Farm Direct Marketing: Know the Regulations is a collection of six new publications (Agri-News, Jan 26)
Find out about Fruit at the Alberta Farm Fresh School 2015 - One of the focuses of the upcoming Alberta Farm Fresh School 2015 is on fruit production (Agri-News, Jan 26)
To Spray or Not to Spray - The decision on whether to spray or not can be a difficult one for producers (Agri-News, Jan 26)
Alberta Farm Fresh School 2015 (Jan 19)
Farm Manager Website (Jan 19)
Getting Into Local Restaurants (Jan 19)
Keeping an Eye on Your Cash Flow (Jan 19)
Lethbridge Agriculture Job Fair (Jan 19)

Crops

Growing Hemp in Alberta (Jan 19)
New Research Papers Now Available (Jan 19)
Hydroponics Food Production Workshop (Dec 15)
New Additions at Foragebeef.ca (Dec 15)
Commercial Vegetable Production on the Prairies (Dec 8)
Elm Sanitation (Dec 8)
Give a Growing Gift to Gardening Enthusiasts (Dec 8)
Great Gift Ideas for Livestock Producers (Dec 8)

Diseases/Insects/ Pests

Forecast Maps for Insect Management (Jan 12)
New Phone Number for Potential Rat Sightings (Jan 12)
Stripe Rust Update (Dec 22)
Insect Forecast Maps Go Live (Dec 15)
Multi-pathogen Tests for Common Cattle Diseases (Dec 15)
Avian Influenza - What Producers Need to Know (Dec 8)
New Research into Johne's Disease (Nov 24)
New Video on BSE Surveillance (Nov 24)

Food & Ag Processing

Practical and Effective Food Safety Procedures for Beef Packing Plants (Dec 1)
Prospective Grading Tools Could Add Convenience to Beef Industry (Dec 1)
Morning Rush: Breakfast Meal Trends (Oct 14)
Education Program Increases Teens' Awareness of Healthy Food Choices (Sep 22)
Egg Farmers Launch Youth Development Program (Aug 11)

Food Safety

Food Safety from Farm to Fork (Nov 24)

Learning & 4H

FCC Contributes $130,000 to 4-H Clubs (Jan 19)
4-H Branch Regional Summer Assistant Opportunities (Dec 1)
New Member Inducted into 4-H Alberta Hall of Fame (Oct 31)
Alberta Barley Elections (Sep 8)

Livestock

BodyConditionScoring.ca - A new webpage offers a fresh look at the role body condition plays in overall productivity and profit (Agri-News, Jan 26)
Western Poultry Conference - The first ever Western Poultry Conference takes place on February 23, 2015, at the Sheraton in Red Deer (Agri-News, Jan 26)
2015 AFAC Awards of Distinction (Jan 12)
Antimicrobial Stewardship and Pain Mitigation in Livestock Conference (Jan 12)
Foragebeef.ca (Jan 12)
Exploring Potential Benefits of Prebiotic and Synbiotic Use in Cattle (Dec 22)
Producers and Grazing Management (Dec 22)
2015 Manure Management Update (Dec 15)

Rural Services

Alberta Association of Agricultural Societies (Jan 19)
Pacific Agriculture Show (Jan 12)
Working Well Workshops (Jan 12)
Still Time to Register for the Alberta FarmSafe Plan Pilot Project (Dec 22)
Alberta Agriculture's YouTube Channel (Dec 15)
Water Conversation Flows into Action (Dec 15)
Sustainable Farm Families (Dec 1)
U of A Faculty Head Looks to Future (Nov 10)

Soil/Water/Air

Mighty Peace Watershed Alliance Hosting Webinars (Nov 17)
Lakeland Region Represented in ARECA (Oct 14)

Trade

Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (Jan 12)
Alberta Welcomes Delegation from Turkey (Dec 22)
Alberta Participates in India's Agro Tech Show (Dec 8)

Weather & Climate

Moisture Situation Update (Jan 12)
Moisture Situation Update (Oct 24)
Soil Moisture Update (August 25) (Aug 25)

Ag Engineering

Drone Technology in Agriculture (Jan 16)

Business & Economics

Grains and Oilseeds Market Report (Jan 23)
Agricultural Marketing Guide (Jan 22)
Chickpea Report (Jan 21)
Farm Manager Website (Jan 21)
Lethbridge Agriculture Job Fair (Jan 20)
Weekly Livestock Market Summary (Jan 19)
How to Get your Product into Local Restaurants (Jan 16)
What is Carry and how do Producers Use it? (Jan 14)

Crops

Growing Hemp (Jan 22)
2014 Potato Crop (Jan 15)
Field Fatigue in Strawberries (Jan 15)
2014 Oat Crop (Jan 13)
2014 for Pules Growers (Dec 23)
Agronomy Update 2015 (Dec 22)
HortSnacks@Night (Dec 22)
Stocking Stuffer Ideas (Dec 16)

Diseases/Insects/ Pests

Insect Forecasting Maps Online (Jan 22)
Antimicrobial Stewardship (Jan 20)
Keeping Alberta Rat Free (Jan 8)
Farmer Perspective on BSE Surveillance (Jan 7)
BSE Surveillance (Jan 6)
Biosecurity in the Livestock Industry (Dec 18)
Great Gift Ideas for Livestock Producers (Dec 15)

Food & Ag Processing

More on the Sensory Evaluation Program (Jan 21)
Sensory Evaluation Program (Jan 20)
Meat Grading Tools (Jan 13)

Livestock

Beef Winter Management Field Day (Jan 19)
Cattlemen's Young Leaders Mentorship Program (Jan 15)
AFAC Awards of Distinction (Jan 14)
Details on the Antimicrobial Stewardship and Pain Mitigation in Livestock Conference (Jan 14)
Antimicrobial Stewardship and Pain Mitigation in Livestock Conference (Jan 13)
Wood Chip Bedding Research (Jan 6)
Wood Chip Bedding Study (Jan 5)
Broiler Chicken Research (Jan 2)

Rural Services

Alberta Agriculture at FarmTech (Jan 23)
Alberta Forage Industry Network AGM (Jan 23)
Growing Forward 2 at FarmTech (Jan 19)
Alberta Federation of Agriculture Holds its AGM (Jan 16)
Christmas and New Year's Greeting from Minister Olson (Dec 23)
Alberta FarmSafe Plan (Dec 22)

Soil/Water/Air

International Year of Soils (Dec 23)
Long-term Water Management Plans (Dec 23)

Business & Economics

Agriculture and Rural Development minister comments on changes to the Canadian Wheat Board (Jan 19)
Albertans named to Agricultural Products Marketing Council (Jan 19)
International marketing initiative delivers customized, results-orientated service for agriculture exporters (Jan 19)

Learning & 4H

Albertan inducted into 4-H Hall of Fame (Jan 19)

Livestock

Alberta Lamb Producers share traceability project findings and technology with producers (Jan 15)

Ministry Information

Agricultural Society initiatives will encourage youth leadership (Jan 19)
Alberta applauds South Korea's decision to reopen borders to Canadian beef (Jan 19)
Alberta applauds World Trade Organization ruling on US Country of Origin Labeling (Jan 19)
Alberta's investment puts Stampede Park renovation on the homestretch (Jan 19)
Biosecurity program helps reduce animal and human health risks (Jan 19)
Environmental Impact Assessment for proposed Special Areas Water Supply Project in East Central Alberta (Jan 19)
Governments Help Peace Region Livestock Producers Access Feed (Jan 19)
Governments Support Farmers and Ranchers Affected by Excess Moisture (Jan 19)

Food & Ag Processing

Export Events: United States (Dec 2)

Rural Services

Alberta FarmSafe Plan pilot in full swing (Sep 4)
Farm safety tips (Sep 4)
MacGyver must have trained on a farm (Sep 4)
Online directory launched to connect Albertans to farm safety services (Sep 4)
This will be your last newsletter... (Sep 4)
Working alone safely (Sep 4)

Business & Economics

New Regulation Booklets Now Available Online (Jan 13)
Olds College Opens On-Campus Food Store (Jan 13)
Explore Local Market Tour: The Greenmarkets of NYC (Dec 15)
Human resources help (Dec 15)
It's the law! (Dec 15)
Upcoming events (Dec 15)
Anti-SPAM Legislation in Effect (Sep 23)
Developing Customer Loyalty (Sep 23)

Food & Ag Processing

Popular program expanded (Dec 15)
Tracking nutrition trends survey results (Dec 15)

Learning & 4H

Always Time to Learn New Tricks (Jan 13)

Livestock

Egg Farmers of Alberta Announce Youth Development Program (Sep 23)

Rural Services

Upcoming Events (Jan 13)

Business & Economics

The Interactive Map is up and Running! (Dec 1)

Food & Ag Processing

Alberta Agriculture is Conducting a Microbiological Baseline Survey on Beef Carcasses (Dec 1)
How to Control and Reduce E. coli O157:H7 in Meat Facilities (Dec 1)
Mandatory Labelling Requirements for Mechanically Tenderized Beef - Effective August 21, 2014 (Sep 17)
National Meat Training Centre at Olds College Celebrates Grand Reopening (Sep 17)
Project Protein: Providing protein to food bank families across Southern Alberta (Sep 17)
Root Cause Analysis: 5 "Whys" (Sep 17)

Food Safety

Meet the new Director of the Meat Inspection Branch: Darlene Dittrich (Sep 17)
Meet the new Food Safety Policy and Extension Section Head: Jeannette Sarac (Sep 17)
New Funding Opportunity Available! (Sep 17)

Food & Ag Processing

Food News, January 2015 (Jan 13)
Food News, December 2014 (Dec 14)
Food News, October 2014 (Oct 14)
Food News, September 2014 (Sep 16)
Food News, August 2014 (Aug 5)

Business & Economics

Sizing it Right: Musings From the Canadian Greenhouse Conference (Dec 18)
Making decision-making easy (Oct 30)

Crops

17 Things to Check Out From GLEXPO Trade Show 2014 (Jan 5)
Disease of the Month - Marssonina Leaf Spot (Jan 5)
Hort Morsels - Bits and Pieces - Hort Snacks - January 2015 (Jan 5)
Hort Snacks - January 2015 (Jan 5)
Insect of the Month - Large Aspen Tortrix (Jan 5)
Things to Do / Things to Think About This Month - January 2015 (Jan 5)
Upcoming Conferences / Workshops (Jan 5)
Disease of the Month - Silver Scurf (Nov 28)

Diseases/Insects/ Pests

Disease of the Month - Powdery Mildew vs Downy Mildew (Aug 28)
Disease of the Month - Heat / Drought related Deformities (Jul 31)