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Ag Engineering

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)
Groundwater 101 (Aug 5)
Watch Out for Blue-green Algae Blooms (Jul 14)

Business & Economics

AgriInnovation Program Accepting Funding Applications - The Enabling Commercialization and Adoption stream of funding is now accepting applications (Agri-News, Oct 20)
Fertilizer Prices - Despite low commodity prices, fertilizer prices have not been following the same trend (Agri-News, Oct 20)
Agriculture Job Fair in Lethbridge (Oct 14)
Upcoming Summit Looks at Agricultural Labour Issues (Oct 14)
Alberta Wheat Commission Seeks Nominations for Directors and Regional Representatives (Oct 6)
Break-even Realities in 2014 (Oct 6)
Time to Increase Your Cow Herd? (Oct 6)
Getting into Community Shared Agriculture (Sep 29)

Crops

Making Hay When it's Cool and Wet (Oct 14)
Preliminary Protein Data by Crop Region Available for Canada Western Red Spring Wheat (Oct 14)
Grazing Crop Regrowth (Oct 6)
Storing Grain Safely (Oct 6)
Harvest Update (Sep 29)
Fall-applied Fertilizers (Sep 15)
New Shelterbelts for Livestock Publications (Sep 15)
Fall Lawn Care (Sep 8)

Diseases/Insects/ Pests

Native Pollinators and Agriculture in Canada - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada has released a booklet entitled Native Pollinators and Agriculture in Canada (Agri-News, Oct 20)
STOPDED GM and Conference - The STOPDED general meeting takes place November 19, 2014, at Olds College (Agri-News, Oct 20)
The Elm Pruning Ban in Alberta is Now Over (Oct 6)
Fall Weed Control (Sep 29)
Apiculture Extension Courses (Sep 15)
Himalayan Balsam Control (Aug 25)
Late Blight Confirmed in Alberta (Aug 25)
New Smartphone App Takes Aim at Alberta's Most Noxious Weeds (Aug 18)

Food & Ag Processing

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)
Alberta Mission to Turkey Identifies Opportunities in Livestock Genetics and Technologies (Jul 21)
Understanding Dark Cutting to Reduce Prevalence (Jul 21)
Canada Food West 2014 (Jul 14)
Extending the Shelf Life of Marinated Steaks (Jul 14)
Using Wood Waste and Biomass Waste to Energy Now! Workshop (Jun 16)

Learning & 4H

Alberta Barley Elections (Sep 8)
Explore New Media Webinar Series (Sep 8)
Getting the Most out of Firewood (Sep 8)
Outstanding Youth Receives 4-H Premier's Award (May 5)
Rocky Mountain House Agricultural Society Tour (Apr 28)

Livestock

Cow-Calfenomics 2014-2015 - ARD, along with partners, is hosting six information sessions across the province focusing on risk management in the cow-calf sector (Agri-News, Oct 20)
Grazing Stubble Fields (Oct 14)
Alberta Verified Beef Production Training Workshop (Oct 6)
Canfax Cattle Market Forum (Oct 6)
ABP 2014 Fall Producer Meetings (Sep 29)
Sheep and Goat Grazing Symposium 2014 (Sep 22)
16th Annual Red Deer Swine Technology Workshop (Sep 15)
Alberta Stables Association Formed (Sep 15)

Rural Services

Getting into CSA Comes to Lacombe - ARD's Explore Local initiative is hosting a one-day Getting into CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) workshop on November 18, 2014 (Agri-News, Oct 20)
The Agriculture Faculty at the U of A Kicks off its Centennial Celebrations - ALES is holding their 100th Opening Celebrations on October 22, 2014 (Agri-News, Oct 20)
Conflict Resolution Day (Oct 14)
Fall Manure Application (Oct 6)
Farmfair International 2014 Condenses Dates (Oct 6)
Alberta Visionaries Inducted into Agriculture Hall of Fame (Sep 29)
Nature Conservancy of Canada Completes Landmark Project (Sep 29)
Upcoming Session Looks to Help Beginning Farmers (Sep 29)

Soil/Water/Air

Short Term Manure Storage - Short term manure storage is a practice that many producer use to manage their manure and field activities (Agri-News, Oct 20)
Building Soil - Creating Land (Oct 14)
Harvest Sunlight: Feed the Soil (Oct 14)
Lakeland Region Represented in ARECA (Oct 14)
Alberta Environmental Farm Plan Website (May 12)

Trade

Alberta Participates in Mission to South Korea (May 5)
Mission from Kazakhstan (May 5)

Weather & Climate

Frost and Feed Crops (Sep 8)
The Effects of Snow and Frost on Standing Crops (Sep 8)
Soil Moisture Update (August 25) (Aug 25)
Moisture Situation Update - July 26 (Jul 28)
Moisture Situation Update - July 22 (Jul 21)
Southern Alberta Rains and the Effect on Crops (Jun 23)

Business & Economics

Explore Local Learning Opportunities - Karen Goad discusses workshops for new entrants in the farm direct marketing industry (Call of the Land, Oct 22)
Fertilizer Prices - Jennifer Stoby takes a look at factors affecting fertilizer prices and where prices are going (Call of the Land, Oct 22)
Agriculture Excellence Conference - Joel Bokenfohr has details on this farm management conference in November (Call of the Land, Oct 21)
Weekly Livestock Market Update - Herb Lock has the highlights of the livestock markets over the past week (Call of the Land, Oct 20)
Agriculture Job Fair in Lethbridge (Oct 17)
Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Markets (Oct 17)
Using Social Media (Oct 15)
Watching the Indian Pulse Market (Oct 15)

Crops

Storing Grain Safely (Oct 16)
Stacking Bales to Preserve Feed Quality (Oct 15)
Grazing Stubble Fields (Oct 14)
Making Hay When it's Cool and Wet (Oct 14)
Preliminary Protein Content Data Available (Oct 9)
Using the New Shelterbelt Publications (Oct 9)
Publications for Shelterbelts for Livestock Farms (Oct 8)
Advances in Plant Breeding (Sep 25)

Diseases/Insects/ Pests

Elm Pruning Ban Over (Oct 10)
Dealing with Potential Pesticide Contamination (Oct 7)
Fall Weed Control (Oct 2)

Food & Ag Processing

National Organic Week (Sep 26)

Livestock

Flock Talk - Val Carney has details on this event for poultry producers to learn about nutrition for their birds (Call of the Land, Oct 20)
Protein Supplementation when Stubble Grazing (Oct 17)
Mineral Supplementation when Stubble Grazing (Oct 16)
Grazing Crop Regrowth (Oct 9)
Canola Meal Study Part Two (Oct 3)
Canola Meal Study (Oct 2)
More Thoughts on Cow Herd Expansion (Oct 2)
Focus of the Alberta Stables Association (Sep 24)

Rural Services

Centennial Celebrations of Agriculture Faculty at the University of Alberta - Dean Stan Blade has details of Wednesday's kick-off to the centennial celebrations (Call of the Land, Oct 21)
The Agriculture Faculty at the University of Alberta Kicks off its Centennial Celebrations - The faculty celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2015, but the celebrations actually get underway this week (Call of the Land, Oct 20)
Role of the Farmers' Advocate Office (Oct 16)
FarmFair International Condenses Dates (Oct 8)
Fall Manure Application (Oct 7)
Alberta Visionaries Inducted into Agriculture Hall of Fame (Oct 6)
Getting Into Farming Information Session (Oct 1)
Getting Into Farming Information Session (Sep 25)

Soil/Water/Air

Short Term Manure Storage - Chris Ullmann discusses regulations and uses of short term manure storage (Call of the Land, Oct 21)
Lakeland Region Represented in ARECA (Oct 14)
Transforming Sewage into Commercial Fertilizer (Oct 7)
The Largest Conservation Easement in Canadian History (Oct 3)
Fall Fertilizer Application (Sep 30)
Fall Fertilizer Application (Sep 29)

Statistics

Harvest Update (Sep 30)

Trade

Premier Prentice Reacts to WTO Ruling - Premier Prentice says the WTO ruling on country-of-origin labelling is good news for Alberta producers (Call of the Land, Oct 22)

Weather & Climate

How Cold and How Much Snow Last Week? (Sep 15)

Food & Ag Processing

Export Events: United States - A calendar of upcoming conferences and events involving trade with the United States. (Economic Development, Oct 21)

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

Anti-SPAM Legislation in Effect (Sep 23)
Developing Customer Loyalty (Sep 23)
Upcoming Events (Sep 23)
The Facts About Organic Certification (May 22)
Upcoming Events (May 22)

Food & Ag Processing

Animal Welfare Practices Evolving (May 22)
Does Your Farm Require an AHS Food Permit? (May 22)
It's the Law! (May 22)

Livestock

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

Food & Ag Processing

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)
Alberta Agriculture Processors and Producers Labour Employment Needs Summary Report (May 21)
New Halal Labelling Requirements (May 21)

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)
Alberta Pork Calling on All of Industry to Participate in Movement Reporting (May 21)
Industry Day 2014 in Red Deer (May 21)
Introducing The New Food Safety and Animal Welfare Divisional Web Page (May 21)

Food & Ag Processing

Food News, October 2014 (Oct 14)
Food News, September 2014 (Sep 16)
Food News, August 2014 (Aug 5)
Food News, July 2014 (Jul 11)
Food News, June 2014 (Jun 11)
Food News, May 2014 (May 15)

Business & Economics

Vegetable and Agritourism Field Day - Things Seen and Lessons Learned (Jun 27)
Alberta Direct Market Average Fruit and Vegetable Prices - 2013/2014 (May 30)

Crops

Disease of the Month - Common Scab of Potato (Sep 30)
Hort Morsels - Bits and Pieces - Hort Snacks - October 2014 (Sep 30)
Hort Snacks - October 2014 (Sep 30)
Insect of the Month - Bronze Birch Borer (Sep 30)
North American Strawberry Growers Association 2014 Bus Tour - Day 2 report (Sep 30)
Things to Do / Things to Think About This Month - October 2014 (Sep 30)
Upcoming Conferences / Workshops (Sep 30)
End of Season Checklist for Managing Late Blight (Aug 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)