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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
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 November 27, 2017 Issue of Agri-News
Foreign Ownership of Agricultural Land in Alberta
Prevent Exposure to Chemical-related Hazards for Children on Farms
Selling Online: Carve Out Your Niche, Increase Sales and Gain Loyalty
A Growing Gift to Gardening Enthusiasts
Exploring Food Hubs
AgriProfit$ Crops
Stocking Stuffers for Commercial Producers
Pricing Principles
The 10-year Farm Plan
Ag-Info Centre Winter Webinar Series

From the November 13, 2017 Issue of Agri-News
Second Western Canadian Cow-Calf Survey
AgriProfit$ Sign-up
Bridging the Gap: Making Canada GAP Work on Your Farm
Considering Seattle or the U.S. Pacific Northwest for Food and Beverage Products?
New Booth Location for Alberta Agriculture and Forestry at Agri-Trade
Strategic Leadership Workshop
Using Biocontrols in Field Scale Fruit and Vegetable Crops
Reports See Growth for Canada's Agriculture Exports
Banff Pork Seminar

From the November 6, 2017 Issue of Agri-News
Post-harvest Nutrient Management
Cutting Winter Firewood
Check Your Dugouts this Fall
Using Firewood
Wanted: Frost-Damaged Faba Beans
Eye-tracking Technology and Garden Centre Marketing
Navigating Online Food Sales Regulations
Banff Pork Seminar Aherne Prize

From the October 30, 2017 Issue of Agri-News
Prevent Farm Equipment Entanglements
Innovation and Smart Agriculture Mission
Effects of a Hot Dry Summer on Forage Quality
Thin Cows Create Long-term Problems
4-H Registration Opens
Preparing Trees and Shrubs for Winter
Upcoming AgriProfit$ Developments
Green Certificate Poultry Specialization
Preparing for Fall Tree Planting
Fall Tree Planting
Elm Pruning Ban in Alberta is Over
Spark 2017
Management Recommendations for Corn Grazing

From the October 9, 2017 Issue of Agri-News
Testing Winter Feed
Premises Identification
Agri-Food Processing Lenders' Conference
Promoting Alberta Agriculture to the World
Millennials: Food and Dining Experiences
Canadian Consumer Perceptions of Meat Preparation
What are my Fencing Obligations?
Economics of Milk Production
Seed Potato Trade Mission to Thailand
Moisture Situation Update - September 26
Alberta Wheat and Barley to Trial a Shared Management Structure
Sawmill Workshop
More Canadians Think Food System Headed in Right Direction

From the September 25, 2017 Issue of Agri-News
Farm Fires at Harvest
One Seat, One Rider
Renewable Energy Resource Updated
Business Assessment and Action Tool
Where Do the Cows Graze in Alberta?
Government of Canada Investing to Grow Agriculture in Alberta
Agriculture Education Teachers' Symposium
OFFMA Foodie Tour to New York
Alberta Milk Dairy Conference and AGM

From the September 18, 2017 Issue of Agri-News
Preventing Farm Equipment Fires
What to Do When Interest Rates Rise
Essentials of Selling Local Food
Six Alberta Companies Showcased at Taste of Canada
Getting into Farming
Drive Away Hunger
Moisture Situation Update - September 10
Industrial Hemp Crop Walk
European Agri-food Market Webinars
Strong Financials Cushion Producers from Economic Shifts

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