Agriculture and Food : Agri-News http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/homemain/agnw Agri-News is a news package published each Monday that has information of interest to Albertans on agriculture, food and beverage production, marketing, research, provincial events and policy, and home gardening. AgriProfit$ Crops http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27151 (Agri-News, Nov 9) Business & Economics Thu, 09 Nov 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27151 2017-11-09T07:00:00Z Prevent exposure to chemical-related hazards for children on farms http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27177 Agricultural chemicals serve an important purpose on the farm, but when handled incorrectly, can cause burns, poisoning, or respiratory illnesses (Agri-News, Nov 9) Rural Services Thu, 09 Nov 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27177 2017-11-09T07:00:00Z Exploring Food Hubs http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27161 Food hubs are one solution to the common aggregation and distribution challenge that many rural producers face getting their food products to market (Agri-News, Nov 9) Business & Economics Thu, 09 Nov 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27161 2017-11-09T07:00:00Z A Growing Gift to Gardening Enthusiasts http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27149 Information about Alberta's native plants, as well as growing and maintaining healthy gardens and landscapes makes a great gift. (Agri-News, Nov 9) Crops Thu, 09 Nov 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27149 2017-11-09T07:00:00Z The 10-year Farm Plan http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw26667 No matter what age, it's never too early or late to put together a ten-year plan for your farm. (Agri-News, Nov 9) Business & Economics Thu, 09 Nov 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw26667 2017-11-09T07:00:00Z Ag-Info Centre Winter Webinar Series http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27144 Preview of the upcoming webinar series. (Agri-News, Nov 9) Crops Thu, 09 Nov 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27144 2017-11-09T07:00:00Z Selling Online: Carve Out Your Niche, Increase Sales and Gain Loyalty http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27175 The Explore Local 2017 webinar series continues on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 (Agri-News, Nov 9) Business & Economics Thu, 09 Nov 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27175 2017-11-09T07:00:00Z Pricing Principles http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27146 The Pricing Principles: Moving to Retail workshop takes place on January 18, 2018. (Agri-News, Nov 9) Business & Economics Thu, 09 Nov 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27146 2017-11-09T07:00:00Z Stocking Stuffers for Commercial Producers http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27148 When it comes to finding Christmas gifts, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry has books that might be the perfect choice. (Agri-News, Nov 9) Crops Thu, 09 Nov 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27148 2017-11-09T07:00:00Z AgriProfit$ Sign-up http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27116 A reminder to producers of the Nov. deadline to sign up for AgriProfit$, a cost-of-production program to help Alberta producers with decision-making. (Agri-News, Oct 31) Business & Economics Tue, 31 Oct 2017 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27116 2017-10-31T06:00:00Z New Booth Location for Alberta Agriculture and Forestry at Agri-Trade http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27095 Alberta Agriculture and Forestry (AF) staff will be at Agri-Trade in Red Deer from November 8 - 11, 2017. (Agri-News, Oct 31) Rural Services Tue, 31 Oct 2017 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27095 2017-10-31T06:00:00Z Considering Seattle or the U.S. Pacific Northwest for Food and Beverage Products? http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27124 Call for participants in an educational mission for Alberta and BC food companies to learn more about opportunities in Seattle, January 29-30, 2018. (Agri-News, Oct 31) Food & Ag Processing Tue, 31 Oct 2017 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27124 2017-10-31T06:00:00Z Reports See Growth for Canada's Agriculture Exports http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27132 Canada is about to strengthen its position as one of the world's top agriculture and agri-food trading nations, according to a pair of reports. (Agri-News, Oct 31) Statistics Tue, 31 Oct 2017 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27132 2017-10-31T06:00:00Z Banff Pork Seminar http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27125 Details of the 47th Banff Pork Seminar taking place on January 9-11, 2018, at the Banff Springs Hotel. (Agri-News, Oct 31) Livestock Tue, 31 Oct 2017 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27125 2017-10-31T06:00:00Z Bridging the Gap: Making Canada GAP Work on Your Farm http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27120 Details of the Bridging the Gap: Making CanadaGAP Work on Your Farm workshops for fruit or vegetable growers, Nov 29 in Airdrie and Dec 6 in Leduc. (Agri-News, Oct 31) Crops Tue, 31 Oct 2017 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27120 2017-10-31T06:00:00Z Using Biocontrols in Field Scale Fruit and Vegetable Crops http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27111 Details of the Nov 20. 2017 HortSnacks-to-Go webinar Using Biocontrols in Field Scale Fruit and Vegetable Crops with presenter Ronald Valentin. (Agri-News, Oct 31) Crops Tue, 31 Oct 2017 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27111 2017-10-31T06:00:00Z Second Western Canadian Cow-Calf Survey http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27112 Details of the Western Canadian Cow-Calf Survey which is conducted to generate up-to-date production benchmarks for producers. (Agri-News, Oct 31) Livestock Tue, 31 Oct 2017 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27112 2017-10-31T06:00:00Z Strategic Leadership Workshop http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27099 Preview of the upcoming Strategic Leadership Workshop featuring Dr. Brynn Winegard, November 23, 2017 at the Agriculture Business Centre in Leduc. (Agri-News, Oct 31) Food & Ag Processing Tue, 31 Oct 2017 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27099 2017-10-31T06:00:00Z