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 2018 - A Year in Review https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/snack28515 An overview of some of the events and horticultural happenings in Alberta in 2018. (Hort Snacks, Dec 12) Crops Wed, 12 Dec 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/snack28515 2018-12-12T07:00:00Z 2019 is International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/snack28516 A celebration of the uniqueness of the Periodic Table of the Chemical Elements. (Hort Snacks, Dec 12) Crops Wed, 12 Dec 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/snack28516 2018-12-12T07:00:00Z Agronomy Update https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28508 Doon Pauly has highlights of Agronomy Update 2019 in Lethbridge (Call of the Land, Dec 12) Rural Services Wed, 12 Dec 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28508 2018-12-12T07:00:00Z Alberta food companies pursuing opportunities in the Netherlands and SIAL Paris https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28493 Interest in the European market continues to grow among Alberta food companies (Agri-News, Dec 12) Food & Ag Processing Wed, 12 Dec 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28493 2018-12-12T07:00:00Z Apply for the Local Rural Crime Watch Grant https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28520 Local rural crime watch associations must submit their application for the $1,000 annual grant before January 15, 2019. (Agri-News, Dec 12) Rural Services Wed, 12 Dec 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28520 2018-12-12T07:00:00Z Canadian Food Ingredients Mission to the U.S. Midwest https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28509 Alberta Agriculture and Forestry (AF) invites value added food suppliers to participate in this third annual mission (Call of the Land, Dec 12) Trade Wed, 12 Dec 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28509 2018-12-12T07:00:00Z Disease of the Month - Cucumber Green Mottle Mosaic Virus and Pepino Mosaic Virus https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/snack28518 An overview of the disease cycle, symptoms and management of two greenhouse vegetable viral diseases (Hort Snacks, Dec 12) Crops Wed, 12 Dec 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/snack28518 2018-12-12T07:00:00Z Hort Morsels - Bits and Pieces - Hort Snacks - January 2019 https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/snack28519 Various odds and ends of information and articles of interest to horticultural producers from the January 2019 issue of Hort Snacks (Hort Snacks, Dec 12) Crops Wed, 12 Dec 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/snack28519 2018-12-12T07:00:00Z Hort Snacks - January 2019 https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/snack28512 Introduction to the January 2019 issue of Hort Snacks, a newsletter with timely articles targeted at direct market horticulture production (Hort Snacks, Dec 12) Crops Wed, 12 Dec 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/snack28512 2018-12-12T07:00:00Z Insect of the Month - Greenhouse Whiteflies https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/snack28517 An overview of the life cycles, symptoms, damage and management of various greenhouse whiteflies (Hort Snacks, Dec 12) Crops Wed, 12 Dec 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/snack28517 2018-12-12T07:00:00Z Moisture situation update as of December 10, 2018 https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28521 Ralph Wright analzyes the latest data, looking at snow packs and moisture levels across the province (Agri-News, Dec 12) Weather & Climate Wed, 12 Dec 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28521 2018-12-12T07:00:00Z Register now for January's Agronomy Update https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28510 Lethbridge is the site of the next Agronomy Update, taking place January 15-16, 2019 (Agri-News, Dec 12) Crops Wed, 12 Dec 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28510 2018-12-12T07:00:00Z Things to Do / Things to Think About This Month - Jnaury 2019 https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/snack28513 List of necessary tasks for horticultural producers to complete as ongoing maintenance for their fruit and vegetables during the month of January (Hort Snacks, Dec 12) Crops Wed, 12 Dec 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/snack28513 2018-12-12T07:00:00Z Trade mission to Vietnam and the Philippines https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28511 Looking for interest in a possible trade mission for food, beverage and food ingredients companies to Ho Chi Minh City & Manila in April (Agri-News, Dec 12) Food & Ag Processing Wed, 12 Dec 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28511 2018-12-12T07:00:00Z Upcoming Conferences / Workshops https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/snack28514 List of events being held in January, February and March 2019, that might be of interest to horticulture crop producers (Hort Snacks, Dec 12) Crops Wed, 12 Dec 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/snack28514 2018-12-12T07:00:00Z Year-end tax planning https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28507 ·Joel Bokenfohr discusses what to keep in mind when it comes to taxes (Call of the Land, Dec 12) Business & Economics Wed, 12 Dec 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28507 2018-12-12T07:00:00Z Trade mission opportunity to Japan https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28506 Alberta Agriculture and Forestry invites value-added food suppliers to participate in a mission to the FOODEX Japan 2019 trade show (Call of the Land, Dec 11) Trade Tue, 11 Dec 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28506 2018-12-11T07:00:00Z What to do when interest rates rise https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28505 Dean Dyck looks at factors to consider when looking at fixed versus variable interest rates (Call of the Land, Dec 11) Business & Economics Tue, 11 Dec 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28505 2018-12-11T07:00:00Z Year-end business planning https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28504 Joel Bokenfohr discusses what producers should consider as the year comes to an end (Call of the Land, Dec 11) Business & Economics Tue, 11 Dec 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28504 2018-12-11T07:00:00Z Gifts for the gardener on your list https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28499 Information about Alberta's native plants, as well as growing and maintaining healthy gardens and landscapes makes a great gift (Call of the Land, Dec 10) Crops Mon, 10 Dec 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28499 2018-12-10T07:00:00Z Opportunities in the Netherlands and SIAL Paris https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28500 Alberta Agriculture and Forestry recently organized one of its largest trade missions into the European Union (Call of the Land, Dec 10) Trade Mon, 10 Dec 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28500 2018-12-10T07:00:00Z Weekly livestock market summary https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28498 The latest livestock market news with Herb Lock of FarmSense Marketing in Edmonton (Call of the Land, Dec 10) Business & Economics Mon, 10 Dec 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28498 2018-12-10T07:00:00Z Alberta Agriculture and Forestry's Premises Identification System celebrates 10 years https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28491 The System provides a way of linking livestock and poultry to specific pieces of land for animal disease and emergency response situations (Call of the Land, Dec 7) Diseases/Insects/ Pests Fri, 07 Dec 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28491 2018-12-07T07:00:00Z Cattle on feed reports and cattle imports https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28492 Jason Wood compares the latest cattle on feed reports and looks at the non-purebred cattle imports (Agri-News, Dec 7) Business & Economics Fri, 07 Dec 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28492 2018-12-07T07:00:00Z Coulee Crest Farms named 2019 Environmental Stewardship Award recipients https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28497 Each year, ABP recognizes a cattle operation that contributes to the land while improving productivity and profitability (Agri-News, Dec 7) Livestock Fri, 07 Dec 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28497 2018-12-07T07:00:00Z Cow-Calfenomics back in 2019 https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28496 Cow-Calfenomics is coming to a community near you in January 2019, and registration is now open (Agri-News, Dec 7) Business & Economics Fri, 07 Dec 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28496 2018-12-07T07:00:00Z Government of Canada's Dairy Farm Investment Program Phase II https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28495 Starting January 7, 2019, requests for the second and final phase of the $250 million program are being accepted (Agri-News, Dec 7) Livestock Fri, 07 Dec 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28495 2018-12-07T07:00:00Z Herbicide resistance webinar https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28490 Harry Brook discusses herbicide resistance and gives details on an upcoming webinar (Call of the Land, Dec 7) Diseases/Insects/ Pests Fri, 07 Dec 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28490 2018-12-07T07:00:00Z Invitation to Canadian Food Ingredients Mission to the U.S. Midwest https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28502 This mission will include stops in Minneapolis, Chicago and Cleveland and tentative mission dates are February 25 to 28 (Agri-News, Dec 7) Food & Ag Processing Fri, 07 Dec 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28502 2018-12-07T07:00:00Z Invitation to FOODEX Japan 2019 https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28503 FOODEX Japan 2019 trade show takes place February 28 to March 9, 2019. It will include exhibitor & walking program options (Agri-News, Dec 7) Food & Ag Processing Fri, 07 Dec 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28503 2018-12-07T07:00:00Z Manure Management Update https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28501 Roller compacted concrete, challenges of manure application, and new technologies are just some of the topics to be covered Jan 14 (Agri-News, Dec 7) Livestock Fri, 07 Dec 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28501 2018-12-07T07:00:00Z The 10 year strategic farm plan https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28494 No matter your age, it is never too early or late to put together a 10 year strategic plan for your farm (Agri-News, Dec 7) Business & Economics Fri, 07 Dec 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28494 2018-12-07T07:00:00Z Weekly grains and oilseeds market summary https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28489 The latest market news with Errol Anderson of ProMarket Communications (Call of the Land, Dec 7) Business & Economics Fri, 07 Dec 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28489 2018-12-07T07:00:00Z Agriculture for Life projects https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28488 Luree Williamson discuses 2019 projects (Call of the Land, Dec 6) Rural Services Thu, 06 Dec 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28488 2018-12-06T07:00:00Z Emergency Preparedness program launched https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28487 Details of this Canadian Agricultural Partnership program (Call of the Land, Dec 6) Rural Services Thu, 06 Dec 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28487 2018-12-06T07:00:00Z Insect forecast maps https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28486 Scott Meers discusses wheat midge, wheat stem sawfly, and pea leaf weevil maps and surveys (Call of the Land, Dec 6) Diseases/Insects/ Pests Thu, 06 Dec 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28486 2018-12-06T07:00:00Z