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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. This regional and provincial information includes:
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Managing your Riparian Areas
International Marketing Opportunities
Selecting the Right Business Structure for Your Farm
Alberta Livestock and the Census of Agriculture for Canada
2018 Summer Farm Employment Program
Dangers of Blue-Green Algae
Managing Air Emissions from Confined Feeding Operations in Alberta
Clubroot and Energy/Utility Developments
ABP Environmental Stewardship Award Call for Nominations

From the May 21, 2018 Issue of Agri-News
Start your Grazing Strategy Now
Early Season Weed Control
Weed Control Methods
Alberta Forage Survey
Plan Before Moving Farm Equipment on Public Roads
Alberta Moisture Situation as of May 15, 2018
Freehold Mineral Rights in Alberta
Planning Farm Land Ownership in Alberta
The Choice of Calving Early or Late on Margin over Feed Cost
Rethink Field Windbreaks

From the May 14, 2018 Issue of Agri-News
Alberta Approved Farmers' Markets Set to Open
Post-Emergent Land Rolling of Pea and Lentil Crops
Spring Weather and Greenhouse Ornamentals
Planning to Avoid a Feed Shortage
Entering the Fruit Industry in Alberta
Horticulture Checklist for May
The Case for High Legume Pastures
Management of Seed-Placed Fertilizers
Woodlot Insect Management

From the May 7, 2018 Issue of Agri-News
Alberta Moisture Situation as of May 2, 2018
When the Winter Feed Supply is Running Out and the Pastures Aren't Ready
Tips for Farmers' Market Vendors
Wireworms - We're Just Seeing the Tip of the Iceberg
Early Bird Rates Now Available for Summer 4-H Camps and Shows
New and Revised Factsheets Now Available
Seeding Rate Calculators
Dean of School of Agricultural Sciences Wins National Award
Young Guns Contest: Now Accepting Entries
The Value of Tree and Shrub Diversity
Why Seed Treatment

From the April 30, 2018 Issue of Agri-News
Understanding Gravel Pits in Alberta
Canadian Agricultural Partnership Update
Canadian Grain Commission Weekly Update: The Analysis
Beef and Pork Exports: Past, Present, and Future Outlook
Prevent Farm Tractor Runovers and Rollovers
Shelterbelt Planning and Design
Protecting your Families, Pets, and Livestock
Alberta Farmland Values Continued Steady Climb in 2017
Spring Grazing Management: The Grass Matters Webinar
New Scholarships for Alberta Rural Youth

From the April 16, 2018 Issue of Agri-News
Alberta Climate Information Service: Weather You Need it or Not - Webinar
Engaging With Your Municipality
Alberta Moisture Situation as of April 17, 2018
Wood Biomass for Sale/Wanted
Contract Extension for Alberta Sugar Beet Growers
Be a Host Farm or Ranch for Alberta Open Farm Days
Tweet Your Crop Questions to ABCropChat
Concerns with Putting Cattle Early onto Pasture
Considering the Spring Price Endorsement
New Woodlot/Forestry Services Listings
Horticulture Checklist for April
Nurturing Mental Health and Wellness on the Farm
Alberta Companies Participate in Agroexpo 2018 in Izmir, Turkey

From the April 9, 2018 Issue of Agri-News
Get a Sneak Peek of the 2018 Growing Season
What Are Your Fertilizer Requirements for Spring?
Knowing Animal Behaviour is Key to Livestock Handling Safety
Alberta's Moisture Situation as of April 4, 2018
Monitor for Insect Pests this Growing Season
Attend the Climate Smart Agriculture Mission to West Africa
Direct Marketing: A Growing Opportunity for Alberta Farms
Alberta Companies Generate Leads at Foodex Japan
Assessing This Year's Winter Wheat Crop

From the April 3, 2018 Issue of Agri-News
Download the 2018 CropChoice$ Crop Budgeting Tool
2018 Heritage Chicks Available
Cereal Aphid Manager App Now Available
Register for the Webinar: Soil Information Viewer - Steps to Becoming an Expert
Considerations for Your Cropping Plan
Nominate a Researcher or Scientist Making a Difference to the Canadian Beef Industry
Advancing an Emerging Hemp Industry
Make Your Snack Bars in Leduc
Employment in Alberta's Agri-Food Industries

From the March 26, 2018 Issue of Agri-News
Check your Winter Burn Sites
Women in the North Conference Expands
Trends in the Fertilizer Markets
AFAC Awards of Distinction Honours Farm Animal Care Champions
Alberta's Elm Pruning Ban Starts April 1
Apply Now for the 2019 Nuffield Canada Agricultural Scholarships
Monitoring for Swede Midge
Get the Dirt on Soil in Alberta
Alberta Companies Explore Newly Opened Thailand Seed Potato Market
Exhibit at the IFT Expo this July in Chicago

From the March 19, 2018 Issue of Agri-News
Barley Market Update
Get the Factsheet on the Recent Vitamin Shortage
Register for the No Fear Farm Finance Webinar
Cropping Alternatives and Crop Budget Calculator Now Available
Off-Season Orchard Management
Excavating Near Pipelines
Wanted: Fields with a History of Wireworm
Exporting Alcoholic Beverage Products to the U.S. Webinar
Farm Types in Alberta: The Analysis
Determining a Reasonable Crop Land Rental Rate
Revamped "Safe Transportation of Farm Equipment in Alberta" Now Available

From the March 12, 2018 Issue of Agri-News
2018 Blue Book Now Available
Guidelines to Help Select Age-Appropriate Farm Tasks for Youth
A Commercial Horticulture "To Do" List for March
Training and Supervision are Essential to Preventing Youth Farm-Related Injuries
What's on the Table for Agriculture Literacy Month
Start with a Farm Hazard Assessment
Apply Now for the Beef Researcher Mentorship Program
How Is the Health of Your Farm Business?
Hemp Food Approved for Sale in Australia and New Zealand
Alberta Companies Part of Canadian Mission to U.S. Midwest

From the March 5, 2018 Issue of Agri-News
Agriculture Hall of Fame Call for Nominations
Canadian Agricultural Safety Week 2018
Register for the Strawberry Production Q&A Session
Apply for the FCC AgriSpirit Fund
Participate in Seoul Food 2018
Early Start to Alberta's Wildfire Season
Beneficial Insects: The Unsung and Unheralded Heroes in your Field
Looking for a Career in Agriculture?
Expand your Business Horizons to the European Union
Efforts Continue to Keep an Invasive Perennial Grass in Check
Crop Varieties Factsheets Now Available

From the February 26, 2018 Issue of Agri-News
Make a Difference with Good Crop Rotation
The Buzz about Beekeeping
Proposed Front-of-Package Labelling
Get the Factsheet on Plant Growth Regulators
Cow-Calfenomics 2017-2018 Information Sessions Now Available Online
Give your Input on Round 2 of CAP Consultation in Alberta
Accrual and Changing Inventory Value
Applied Research and Extension Associations
Alberta Agri-food Products Showcased on Cookpad Japan

From the February 19, 2018 Issue of Agri-News
Alberta Agriculture and Forestry at the 2018 Ag-Expo
Celebrating One Hundred Years of the Lamont and District Agricultural Society
More Requests for the Farmer Pesticide Certificate Program
Important Change to Alberta's Carbon Offset System
Basis: An Important Part of Marketing your Cattle
Grain Grade Disputes and the Harvest Sample Program
Visit to Vietnam Identifies New Opportunities for Alberta's Food Industry Suppliers
Planning a Farm Safety Day Camp
SIAL China 2018
The Importance of a Written Business Plan
New Research into Greenhouse Design May Help Reduce Costs

From the February 5, 2018 Issue of Agri-News
Was Your Farm Profitable in 2017?
Enhancing Farm Safety in Alberta
Are You Ready to Export and Go Global?
International Financial Institutions Boot Camp and Workshop
Sustainable Procurement in the Food Industry
Winter Pruning for Black Knot and Fire Blight
Growing Industrial Hemp
Food & Hotel Asia and Philippines Trade Mission Opportunity
Sour Cherry and Haskap Production Workshop

From the January 22, 2018 Issue of Agri-News
Japan Major Sporting Events Export Workshops
2018 Natural Health Products and Functional Ingredients (NHP/FI) Industry Conference
Potato Pest Management Workshop Series
Alberta Companies Wow Visitors at Food and Hospitality China 2017
Winter Wheat Survival
Millennials Transforming Food Industry
Exporters from Alberta's Forage Industry Participate in a Mission to Saudi Arabia and Jordan
Cow-Calfenomics
10-year Plan Must Haves
More than 140 International Buyers Visit Farmfair International 2017

From the January 1, 2018 Issue of Agri-News
A Taste of Africa, Made in Alberta
Alberta Farmers Decide to Break Some Eggs (Safely)
Expression of Interest to Participate in SIAL Canada Program
What You Need to Know About Communications Towers
Dairy Cost Study--Apply Before January 15
Keeping Your Christmas Tree Alive and Fresh
Three Insect Forecast Maps Go Live
Setting Product Prices That are Both Profitable and Competitive
Christmas Tree Tips

From the December 11, 2017 Issue of Agri-News
Alberta Ag-Info Centre Celebrates 15 Years
The Farmer Pesticide Certificate
Farmers' Advocate Office Advises Lexin-Affected Landowners
Alberta Companies Participate in Mission to SupplySide West Expo in the United States
Agronomy Update 2018 Promises to be Another Exciting Soils and Crops Event
Create a Strategy for the Winter Feed Supply
Negotiating Cropland Rental
Choosing a Christmas Tree
Great Gifts for Livestock Producers
Bringing Your Business Story to Life

From the October 9, 2017 Issue of Agri-News
Millennials: Food and Dining Experiences

 
 
 
 
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