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Common Plants of the Western Rangelands - Volume 3: Forbs (2019-01-23)

Ag Engineering

Apply for the Environmental Stewardship and Climate Change Producer Program (2019-02-06)
Check your dugouts this fall (2018-10-01)

Business & Economics

Alberta wheat farmers and the SR&ED tax credit - Wheat farmers paying the AWC check-off are eligible for a tax credit through the SR&ED program (Agri-News, 2019-02-22)
Determining a reasonable crop land rental rate - many landlords and tenants are reviewing their crop land rental arrangements to see whether they are fair and reasonable (Agri-News, 2019-02-22)
Employment in Alberta's agri-food industries in 2018 (2019-02-15)
Fed steer and hay markets update (2019-02-15)
Input wanted from Alberta fruit and vegetable producers (2019-02-15)
Register for the Doing Business in the U.K. webinar (2019-02-15)
Protein premiums for wheat (2019-02-06)
Canada's Ag Day in Alberta (2019-01-31)

Crops

Crop variety - the spice of life, or money in the bank? - New crop varieties and variety tables are now available, so how should producers choose the variety that works best on their land (Agri-News, 2019-02-22)
Pulse processing at the Food Processing Development Centre - Food scientists and researchers at the FPDC in Leduc are investigating applications for pulse ingredients (Agri-News, 2019-02-22)
Crop varieties factsheets now available (2019-02-06)
Make a difference with good crop rotation (2019-02-06)
2019 Alberta Pulse Industry Innovator Award (2019-01-31)
Grain dryer components and the FEAP Program (2019-01-31)
Learn how to farm hemp (2019-01-31)
New chair and vice-chair for Alberta Wheat Commission (2019-01-31)

Diseases/Insects/ Pests

Three additional insect forecast and survey maps now available (2019-01-25)
Insect forecast and survey maps now available (2018-12-12)
Herbicide resistance - coming to a field near you (2018-11-29)
Celebrating 10 Years -- Alberta Agriculture and Forestry's Premises Identification System (2018-11-20)

Food & Ag Processing

Snack food consumer demand and trends (2019-02-15)
Farmers' markets and food regulations webinar (2019-02-06)
Government of Canada supports new tools to manage Canada's agricultural workforce (2019-01-25)
Investing in improvements to practices and standards for dairy farmers (2019-01-25)
Register for Getting into Farmers' Markets workshop (2019-01-25)
Taste of Canada held in Chicago (2019-01-25)
Register for International Food & Drink in London (2019-01-18)
Getting into Local Foods workshop (2019-01-04)

Learning & 4H

Apply now for the 2019 Summer Farm Employment Program (2019-01-31)
Olds College Welcomes New Director, Applied Research, Centre of Innovation (2019-01-18)
4-H clubs and conference update (2018-11-07)
Getting involved in agriculture education (2018-11-07)
Show your 4-H colours (2018-10-30)
UFA supports innovation in agriculture at Olds College (2018-10-23)
4-H registration opens (2018-09-17)

Livestock

Federal government invests in industry-led animal welfare activities - an update to the transportation codes of practice for the care and handling of farm animals during transport (Agri-News, 2019-02-22)
Cattle and cold temperatures (2019-02-06)
Order your heritage chicks (2019-02-06)
Livestock producers receive tax relief for 2018 (2019-01-31)
Still time to register for Ranching Opportunities 2019 (2019-01-31)
Register for the Feed What You Need webinar (2019-01-18)
Aherne Innovation Prize at 2019 Banff Pork Seminar shared by two winners (2019-01-04)
Alberta Milk now accepting applications for New Entrant Assistance Program (2019-01-04)

Rural Services

Alberta Agriculture and Forestry at Ag Expo - AF specialists will have info about government-funded programs, irrigation and farm water or environmental stewardship projects (Agri-News, 2019-02-22)
Canadian Agricultural Strategic Priorities Program announced (2019-02-15)
Enhancing farm safety in Alberta (2019-02-15)
Safety strategies around rural bodies of water (2019-01-25)
Nurturing mental health and wellness on the farm (2019-01-18)
Smart Parkland survey (2019-01-18)
Still time to register for Ladies Livestock Lessons (2019-01-04)
Apply for the Local Rural Crime Watch Grant (2018-12-12)

Soil/Water/Air

Gases in groundwater (2018-10-30)

Statistics

Minimum wage and Alberta's agri-food workers (2018-10-30)

Weather & Climate

Cold weather update as of February 7, 2019 (2019-02-06)
Moisture situation update as of January 6, 2019 (2019-01-04)
Moisture situation update as of December 10, 2018 (2018-12-12)
Moisture situation update as of November 12, 2018 (2018-11-15)
Moisture situation update as of October 28, 2018 (2018-10-30)
Moisture situation update as of October 15, 2018 (2018-10-17)
Moisture situation as of October 3, 2018 (2018-10-01)
Moisture situation as of September 16, 2018 (2018-09-17)

Ag Engineering

Well pits and well pit conversions (2019-02-01)
Ten years of Working Well workshops (2019-01-17)
Working Well workshops (2019-01-16)
What to do with an abandoned water wells (2019-01-15)
Farm Water Supply Program (2019-01-04)

Business & Economics

Weekly grains and oilseeds market summary - The latest market news with Errol Anderson of ProMarket Communications (Call of the Land, 2019-02-22)
Perennial crop insurance deadline - Jackie Sanden from AFSC discusses the perennial crop insurance (Call of the Land, 2019-02-21)
Tips for being a host farm at Open Farm Days - Richard Ozero has tips for farms thinking of being a host farm at Open Farm Days (Call of the Land, 2019-02-20)
Open Farm Days registration open (2019-02-19)
Input wanted from fruit and vegetable producers (2019-02-15)
Weekly grains and oilseeds market summary (2019-02-15)
Fed steer and hay markets (2019-02-14)
Economics of greenhouse production (2019-02-13)

Crops

Look beyond yield when choosing a new variety - Harry Brook discusses other things to assess, including disease packages and maturity (Call of the Land, 2019-02-20)
Assessing new crop varieties (2019-02-19)
Varietal factsheets available. (2019-02-12)
Grain dryer components and the FEAP Program (2019-02-05)
New research chair at the University of Alberta (2019-02-01)
Cocktail cover crop workshop (2019-01-30)
Funding for Canada's crop sector (2019-01-23)
Getting into fruit production (2019-01-16)

Diseases/Insects/ Pests

Bee workshops - Medhat Nasr has details on upcoming Advanced Bee Culture workshops (Call of the Land, 2019-02-22)
Cereal disease trends - Mike Harding provides an overview of cereal disease trends and what to be aware of in 2019 (Call of the Land, 2019-02-21)
Basic Bee Culture workshops (2019-02-19)
Canola diseases (2019-02-12)
Importance of field scouting (2019-01-18)
Insect outlook for 2019 - bertha armyworm, grasshopper, cabbage seedpod weevil. (2019-01-17)
Beekeeping courses (2019-01-09)

Food & Ag Processing

London's International Food and Drink Event (2019-01-17)
The new Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (2019-01-16)
Food trends in 2019 (2019-01-08)

Food Safety

Investment in the dairy industry (2019-01-31)

Learning & 4H

Summer Farm Employment Program (2019-02-04)

Livestock

Funding for animal welfare activities - Agriculture Canada announced an investment of up to$4.56 million for Codes of Practice (Call of the Land, 2019-02-21)
Livestock Care Conference (2019-02-15)
AFAC Awards of Distinction (2019-02-13)
Feeding cows in extreme cold weather (2019-02-06)
Feed What You Need webinar (2019-01-21)
Alberta Milk New Entrant Assistance Program (2019-01-18)
Alberta Farm Animal Care Awards of Distinction (2019-01-15)

Rural Services

Alberta Agriculture and Forestry at Ag Expo - Laura Thygesen highlights who will be at the booth to answer questions (Call of the Land, 2019-02-22)
Enhancing farm safety in Alberta - Last year more than 125 communities and organizations used resources from Alberta Agriculture and Forestry's Farm Safety Program (Call of the Land, 2019-02-20)
Call of the Land in the Royal Alberta Museum (2019-02-14)
Canadian Agricultural Strategic Priorities Program (2019-02-14)
Call of the Land in the Royal Alberta Museum (2019-02-13)
Alberta Institute of Agrologists conference (2019-02-11)
Grant to ag societies for energy-efficient upgrades (2019-02-08)
Canada Agriculture Day Events (2019-02-06)

Soil/Water/Air

Alberta Health and Working Well program (2019-02-12)
Feedback on the Working Well program (2019-02-07)
Working Well program (2019-02-06)
Building eco-buffers and shelterbelts (2019-02-05)
Pilot program for recycling agricultural plastics (2019-01-22)
Working Well partners (2019-01-22)
Partners in the Working Well program (2019-01-11)
More on the Working Well program (2019-01-08)

Trade

Canadian agri-food exports (2019-01-31)
Canadian agri-food trade exports (2019-01-30)

Rural Services

A new tool to teach youth about PTO safety (2018-10-16)
Avoid harvest-related fatigue (2018-10-16)
Grant program supports health and safety on farms (2018-10-16)
Parent alert: the hazards of grain (2018-10-16)
Working safely through another harvest season (2018-10-16)

Food & Ag Processing

Food News, January 2019 (2019-01-17)
Food News, November 2018 (2018-11-19)
Food News, October 2018 (2018-11-05)

Business & Economics

Getting the best ROI on your Volunteer Contributions (2018-10-30)
What are the benefits of membership in industry / grower associations? (2018-10-30)
Mentoring - What is your role? (2018-09-24)

Crops

Disease of the Month - Edema (2019-01-31)
Hort Morsels - Bits and Pieces - Hort Snacks - February 2019 (2019-01-31)
Hort Snacks - February 2019 (2019-01-31)
Insect of the Month - Scale Insects (2019-01-31)
Things to Do / Things to Think About This Month - February 2019 (2019-01-31)
Time for an upgrade? -- Recognizing and implementing change (2019-01-31)
Upcoming Conferences / Workshops (2019-01-31)
2018 - A Year in Review (2018-12-12)