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Crops

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 (2019-02-22)
Determining a reasonable crop land rental rate (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? (2019-02-22)
Pulse processing at the Food Processing Development Centre (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)

Livestock

Federal government invests in industry-led animal welfare activities (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 (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

Weather situation as of February 22, 2019 (2019-02-22)
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)

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

Make the most of being a host farm at Open Farm Days (2019-03-12)
Weekly livestock market summary (2019-03-11)
Advance Payments Program (2019-03-06)
Crop land rental arrangement options (2019-03-05)
Crop land rental agreements (2019-03-04)
Weekly livestock market summary (2019-03-04)
Weekly grains and oilseeds market summary (2019-03-01)
Food regulations webinar for farmers' markets (2019-02-27)

Crops

Spring termination of hay land (2019-03-13)
Benefits of a diverse crop rotation (2019-03-06)
Look beyond yield when choosing a new variety (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)

Diseases/Insects/ Pests

Blue Book now available (2019-03-08)
Bee workshops (2019-02-22)
Cereal disease trends (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

Snack food trends (2019-02-27)
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

Agriculture Literacy Month (2019-03-08)
Summer Farm Employment Program (2019-02-04)

Livestock

Resuscitating calves (2019-03-08)
Keeping calves healthy (2019-03-04)
Bringing thin cows back into condition (2019-03-01)
Calving tips (2019-03-01)
Feed intake and cold weather (2019-02-28)
Sheep shearing course (2019-02-28)
Funding for animal welfare activities (2019-02-21)
Livestock Care Conference (2019-02-15)

Rural Services

Fatigue and farm-related injuries (2019-03-13)
Agriculture Safety Week (2019-03-12)
Building safety on the farm (2019-03-11)
AgriStability deadline (2019-03-07)
Keeping youth safe on the farm (2019-03-07)
New certificate at Olds College (2019-03-07)
Farm Health and Safety Producer Grant Program (2019-03-05)
Western Canada Hemp Industry conference (2019-03-05)

Soil/Water/Air

Spring fertilizer requirements (2019-03-13)
Nitrogen losses (2019-03-12)
Learning from soil tests (2019-03-11)
Remediation and restoration in the watershed event (2019-03-06)
Learn about irrigation at Ag Expo (2019-02-25)
Alberta Health and Working Well program (2019-02-12)
Feedback on the Working Well program (2019-02-07)
Working Well program (2019-02-06)

Statistics

Employment in Alberta's agri-food industries (2019-02-28)

Trade

Trade opportunities in the United Kingdom (2019-02-26)
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)