Agriculture and Food : News for All Audiences https://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/app21/news?audience=0 Contains news items relevant to the agriculture and food industry for All Audiences 2018 Government of Alberta 2018 Government of Alberta Agriculture and Food : News for All Audiences Web Page https://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/app21/rtw/icons/audience/audience_0.jpg https://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/app21/news Frost and moisture update https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28222 Ralph Wright takes a look at frost, snow and precipitation over the past 10 days (Call of the Land, Sep 21) Weather & Climate Fri, 21 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28222 2018-09-21T06:00:00Z Preparing for fall tree planting https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28223 Planting trees in fall requires some planning and diligent work ahead of time (Call of the Land, Sep 21) Crops Fri, 21 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28223 2018-09-21T06:00:00Z Weekly grains and oilseeds market summary https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28221 The latest market news with Errol Anderson of ProMarket Communications (Call of the Land, Sep 21) Business & Economics Fri, 21 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28221 2018-09-21T06:00:00Z Dealing with harvest farm fires https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28215 Blaine Metzger discusses how producers can deal with a fire during harvest (Call of the Land, Sep 20) Rural Services Thu, 20 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28215 2018-09-20T06:00:00Z Farm Water Supply Program https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28214 Melissa Orr-Langner discusses this Canadian Agricultural Partnership program (Call of the Land, Sep 20) Rural Services Thu, 20 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28214 2018-09-20T06:00:00Z Ghanaian tour of Alberta https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28216 As a follow up to the Alberta Agriculture and Forestry mission to Ghana, a Ghanaian delegation toured the province last month (Call of the Land, Sep 20) Trade Thu, 20 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28216 2018-09-20T06:00:00Z Alberta Milk Awards https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28211 Nominations are now open for two Alberta Milk awards (Call of the Land, Sep 19) Rural Services Wed, 19 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28211 2018-09-19T06:00:00Z Feeding light bushel weight grain https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28209 Barry Yaremcio discusses what producers need to keep in mind when feeding light bushel weight grain (Call of the Land, Sep 19) Livestock Wed, 19 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28209 2018-09-19T06:00:00Z Preventing fires during harvest https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28210 Blaine Metzger says it all starts with having a safety or emergency plan on the farm (Call of the Land, Sep 19) Rural Services Wed, 19 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28210 2018-09-19T06:00:00Z Feeding light bushel weight grains https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28205 Barry Yaremcio says due to hot and dry conditions this year, bushel weight of some grains is much lower than what is considered normal (Call of the Land, Sep 18) Livestock Tue, 18 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28205 2018-09-18T06:00:00Z Highlights from the Dairy Cost Study https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28204 Pauline VanBiert discusses the latest Dairy Cost Study (Call of the Land, Sep 18) Business & Economics Tue, 18 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28204 2018-09-18T06:00:00Z Stars of Alberta Volunteer Awards https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28206 The nomination deadline is September 21, 2018 (Call of the Land, Sep 18) Rural Services Tue, 18 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28206 2018-09-18T06:00:00Z Agriculture development focus of Ghanaian MP tour of Alberta https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28208 this mission was a follow up to the AF trip to Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire. The main areas of focus were cattle industries and agri-food processing (Agri-News, Sep 17) Business & Economics Mon, 17 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28208 2018-09-17T06:00:00Z CRSB Certified logo for beef sustainability now available for the Canadian marketplace https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28220 Shows consumers that companies are sourcing at least 30% of their beef from certified Canadian farms and ranches (Agri-News, Sep 17) Livestock Mon, 17 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28220 2018-09-17T06:00:00Z Dairy Cost Study https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28198 Pauline Van Biert discusses why the study is done every year (Call of the Land, Sep 17) Business & Economics Mon, 17 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28198 2018-09-17T06:00:00Z Farm grain storage https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28201 What producers should consider when looking for more grain storage (Agri-News, Sep 17) Business & Economics Mon, 17 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28201 2018-09-17T06:00:00Z Harvest Progress https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28199 Highlights from the September 11, 2018 Alberta Crop Report (Call of the Land, Sep 17) Statistics Mon, 17 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28199 2018-09-17T06:00:00Z Moisture Situation as of September 16, 2018 https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27145 Ralph Wright analyzes the data (Agri-News, Sep 17) Weather & Climate Mon, 17 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27145 2018-09-17T06:00:00Z Nominations open for two Alberta Milk Awards https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28202 Alberta Milk is now accepting nominations for the Dairy Industry Achievement Award & the Recognition of Service Award (Agri-News, Sep 17) Livestock Mon, 17 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28202 2018-09-17T06:00:00Z Preparing for fall tree planting https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28218 Whether spring or fall, preparation and planning are key components of the tree planting process (Agri-News, Sep 17) Crops Mon, 17 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28218 2018-09-17T06:00:00Z Requirements changing for food businesses https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28200 Safe Food for Canadians Regulations come into force on January 15, 2019 (Agri-News, Sep 17) Food & Ag Processing Mon, 17 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28200 2018-09-17T06:00:00Z Weekly Livestock Market Summary https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28197 The latest livestock market news with Herb Lock of FarmSense Marketing (Call of the Land, Sep 17) Business & Economics Mon, 17 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28197 2018-09-17T06:00:00Z Comparing expensive feed versus custom feed https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28195 Dean Dyck does a comparison and says saving the most equity in the cows should be the primary goal (Call of the Land, Sep 14) Business & Economics Fri, 14 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28195 2018-09-14T06:00:00Z Local food demand in Alberta https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28196 Christine Anderson discusses the Study of Local Food Demand in Alberta (Call of the Land, Sep 14) Business & Economics Fri, 14 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28196 2018-09-14T06:00:00Z Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28194 The latest market news with Errol Anderson of Pro-Market Communications (Call of the Land, Sep 14) Business & Economics Fri, 14 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28194 2018-09-14T06:00:00Z