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Ag Engineering

Watch Out for Blue-green Algae Blooms (Jul 14)
Corner Arm Centre Pivot Irrigation Systems Reduce Energy Consumption (Apr 3)
Farm Dugouts Workshops (Mar 11)
On-Farm Energy Management Program (Feb 26)
Farm Dugouts Workshops (Feb 18)

Business & Economics

App to Compare Input Prices - Details on the AgPriceBook app (Call of the Land, Jul 28)
Test Marketing Through Farmers Markets - Farmers markets offer a cost effective way to 'test the waters' before making the large investment required to get their product into a retail store. (Agri-News, Jul 28)
Weekly Livestock Market Summary - The latest livestock market news with Herb Lock of FarmSense Marketing (Call of the Land, Jul 28)
Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary (Jul 25)
How Pulse Crops Have Been Affected by the Weather (Jul 23)
Western Canadian Cattle on Feed Report (Jul 22)
Weekly Livestock Market Summary (Jul 21)
Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary (Jul 18)


Grain Grading Changes - The Canadian Grain Commission is reminding the grain industry and producers that grading changes come into effect August 1 (Call of the Land, Jul 28)
Not All Sainfoin is Created Equal - A new variety of sainfoin holds promise for use of the Canadian prairie (Agri-News, Jul 28)
Organic Field Days (Jul 25)
Factors Affecting Forage Quality (Jul 22)
Pulse Crop Walks (Jul 22)
Alberta Takes Top Spot at Mission: IMPULSEIBLE National Championships (Jul 21)
Heat and Forage Quality (Jul 21)
Lacombe Field Day (Jul 21)

Diseases/Insects/ Pests

Alberta Mountain Pine Beetle ReLeaf Program - Tree Canada has extended the deadline for the 2014 Alberta Mountain Pine Beetle ReLeaf program until August 31, 2014. (Agri-News, Jul 28)
Pre-harvest Disease Scouting - Canola Council of Canada recommends this is a great time to start pre-harvest disease scouting for major stem diseases (Call of the Land, Jul 28)
Stripe Rust Update - July 24 - Fourteen winter wheat and 22 spring wheat fields were surveyed for stripe rust (Agri-News, Jul 28)
Suspected Causes of Honey Bee Winterkill (Jul 25)
More Details on the Honey Bee Winterkill Survey (Jul 24)
Weekly Insect Update (Jul 24)
Alberta Honey Bee Survey of Winterkill 2014 Results (Jul 23)
Alberta Honey Bee Survey of Winterkill in 2014 Results (Jul 21)

Food & Ag Processing

Culinary Adventures Part of Taste of Edmonton (Jul 16)
Canada Food West 2014 (Jul 14)
Extending the Shelf Life of Marinated Steaks (Jul 14)
Food News, July 2014 (Jul 11)
Export Events: United States (Jul 7)
Using Wood Waste and Biomass Waste to Energy Now! Workshop (Jun 16)
What is in a Label? (Jun 16)
Food News, June 2014 (Jun 11)

Food Safety

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)
New Food Safety Website (Apr 9)
New Food Safety and Animal Welfare Website (Mar 25)
Meet Dr. Jeff Stewart: The New Executive Director of the Food Safety & Animal Welfare Division (Mar 18)

Learning & 4H

Outstanding Youth Receives 4-H Premier's Award (May 5)
Rocky Mountain House Agricultural Society Tour (Apr 28)
Classroom Agriculture Program Calls For Volunteers (Apr 14)
Envirothon for Young Albertans and Teachers (Mar 25)
Classroom Garden Program Grows Roots in Calgary (Mar 5)
Alberta Students Learn About the Agricultural Industry (Feb 26)


Heritage Poultry Seminars - Canadian Heritage Breeds is holding a pair of heritage poultry seminars in Ponoka on August 23 and 24 (Agri-News, Jul 28)
Understanding Dark Cutting to Reduce Prevalence (Jul 21)
ALMA Funded Projects (Jul 8)
Canadian Beef Centre of Excellence (Jul 7)
Protein Requirements Influenced by Calf Size (Jul 7)
Research Results on Footrot (Jul 4)
2014 Canadian National Arabian and Half Arabian Championship Horse Show (Jun 30)
Addressing Footrot in Cattle (Jun 26)

Rural Services

Online Directory Launched to Connect Albertans to Farm Safety Services (Jul 21)
Taste of Markerville (Jul 17)
Farm Families Honoured at Red Deer's Westerner Days Fair and Exposition (Jul 14)
Farm Families Recognized (Jul 11)
Farm Families Honoured at Lloydminster Colonial Days (Jul 7)
Irrigation Grants Improve Efficiency Ensuring Greater Productivity (Jul 7)
Regulatory Requirements to Export to Mexico Webinar (Jul 7)
Organic Field Day in Lethbridge (Jul 4)


How to Manage a Water Well - The Working Well program was designed to help them learn to properly manage their water wells (Agri-News, Jul 28)
Blue Green Algae in Dugouts (Jul 15)
Irrigation Districts Receive Grants (Jul 11)
More on the Growing Forward 2 CFO Stewardship Program (Jun 17)
Alberta Environmental Farm Plan Website (May 12)
AIA Distinguished Agrologist Award Presented to Dr. Ross McKenzie (Mar 25)
Working with Alberta?s Wetlands (Mar 25)


Latest Crop Report Available (Jul 7)


The Importer/Distributor's Perspective Webinar - The Importer/Distributor's Perspective webinar takes place August 19, 2014, at 10 a.m. (Agri-News, Jul 28)
Opportunities to Export Internationally (Jul 24)
Exporting to Mexico Webinar Series Continues (Jul 23)
Alberta Mission to Turkey Identifies Opportunities in Livestock Genetics and Technologies (Jul 21)
Opportunity for Alberta Companies to Attend SIAL in Paris (Jul 21)
Taste of Canada Showcase (Jul 21)
Exporting to Mexico (Jul 11)
Canadian Beef Centre of Excellence (Jul 9)

Weather & Climate

When to Cut After Hail - Barry Yaremcio discusses how long to wait to cut crops after hail (Agri-News, Jul 28)
Moisture Situation Update - July 22 (Jul 21)
Dry Conditions in the North (Jul 16)
How Crops in the South Could be Affected by Last Week's Moisture (Jun 24)
Southern Alberta Rains and the Effect on Crops (Jun 23)
Moisture Situation Update as of March 16 (Mar 18)