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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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  • farmers or farm families who have a particular success story
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  • how-to stories.
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Fusarium Head Blight
Fusarium Head Blight: Fungicide Application Control Option
Dangers of Blue-Green Algae
Alberta Stands Firm in Support of Forestry
Participate in the Korean International Livestock Expo and Livestock Myanmar
Moisture Situation Update - June 22, 2017
150 Years of Canadian Agriculture
Canada's Food Guide Consultation
Advance Payments Program
Killam Field Day

From the June 26, 2017 Issue of Agri-News
Identifying and Managing Lentil Diseases
Meeting Customer Requirements
Alberta Farmland Values
On-Farm Solar PV Program Resetting
Incorrectly Registered Builders' Liens
Alberta Companies Participate in Salon De Gourmets in Spain
Alberta Dutch Elm Disease Awareness Week
ABP Environmental Stewardship Award
SARDA Summer Field School

From the June 19, 2017 Issue of Agri-News
Herbicide Resistance
Funding Connects Students to Agribusiness
What Level of Spendable Income Do You Want or Need?
Wheat Streak Mosiac Virus
Managing Cash Flow Stress
Beekeepers' Field Day
Alberta Companies Profile Animal Feed Products and Technologies in Southeast Asia
Participate in Mission to SupplySide West
Yield Challenge - Be the Wheat Champion
Canada Invests to Connect Students with Agriculture
Moisture Situation Update - June 11, 2017

From the June 5, 2017 Issue of Agri-News
Spring Grazing: Managing the Grass
Management of Seed-placed Fertilizers
Wild Boar in Alberta
Plan Before Moving Farm Equipment on Public Roads
Alberta Carbon Offset Program and Unharvested Crops
Early Season Weed Control
Showcase Your Product Samples to Korean Importers
Trade Mission to the United Arab Emirates
Weed Control Methods
Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Publications Office Relocating
Participate in a Mission to Food Taipei
Resources for Producers With Lexin Resources Ltd. Surface Leases

From the May 15, 2017 Issue of Agri-News
Seeding Rate Calculators
Stripe Rust in Winter Wheat Fields
Spring Signals the Return of Farm Equipment on Public Roads
Call for Hosts for Fifth Annual Open Farm Days
Tips for Tree Planting
Alberta Youth Receives 4-H's Highest Honour
Woodlot Insect Management
Canada's Food and Beverage Processing Sector Performing Well
Life's Simple Ingredient
Korean International Livestock Expo
Census of Agriculture - Alberta Highlights
Health Ingredients Mission to Japan and Korea
Moisture Situation Update - May 8, 2017

From the May 8, 2017 Issue of Agri-News
Short Season Alternatives
Custom Rates and Land Rents
How to Use Crop Choice$
Persistence Pays Off for Alberta Company in Japan
Summer Farm Employment Program
Organizing Local Food Events
Operation Pollinator
Off-highway Vehicle Helmets Required by May 15
Young Guns Contest
Albertan Receives National 4-H Award
Volunteers "Spring Clean" Alberta Highways

From the May 1, 2017 Issue of Agri-News
New AFSC Board Appointed
Why Seed Treatment?
AFSC Streamlines Crop Inspection
Shelterbelt Planning and Design
Alberta Stands with Forestry Industry
Alberta Companies Attend International Production Processing Exposition
Moisture Situation Update - April 26
Human Health and Overwintered Crops
Risks Using Overwintered Crops as Livestock Feed
Using Animal Unit Month (AUM) Effectively
Fee Reductions Proposed for Grain Inspection and Weighing
Controlled Traffic Farming Alberta Final Reports
Health Canada Proposes Trans Fat Ban
Agriculture for Life Photo Contest

From the Apr 24, 2017 Issue of Agri-News
Using Overwintered Crops as Livestock Feed
Spring Threshed Crops
Baling Overwintered Forage
CropChoice$
Questions Before Going to the Bank
Alberta Companies Build Momentum at Foodex Japan
Pork Industry Embraces New Technology for Humane Euthanasia
Moisture Situation Update (April 18)
Nominate an Outstanding Researcher
Nuffield Scholarship Deadline April 30
Cows, Crops, Culverts and Fish

From the Apr 17, 2017 Issue of Agri-News
Legislation to Re-empower Agricultural Commissions
New Opportunities Identified for Alberta Companies in Australia
Better Wildfire Protection with Funding Boost
Public Consultations Through NPF Survey
Cropping Plan Considerations
Off-farm Income in Alberta
2017-18 Agriculture Information Catalogue Now Available
Century Farm and Ranch Award Application Process Streamlined
Heritage Chicks Available
Alberta Farmland Values Down in 2016
Livestock Producers Receive Tax Relief for 2016
Personal Donation to Create Smart Agriculture Hub
2016 Farmland Values Report Webinar

From the April 3, 2017 Issue of Agri-News
Input Sought About Agriculture Programs
Heightened Risk from Pea Leaf Weevil in 2017
Wildfire Protection Strengthened with New Rules
Spring Management Options for Un-harvested Crops
Planning Farm Land Ownership in Alberta
AHEA 2017 Conference
Cow-Calfenomics Recording Available
4-H Heritage Families
Food Labelling for Local Markets
Getting Into On-Farm Sales
Alberta's Elm Pruning Ban Starts April 1
FCC AgriSpirit Fund

From the Mar 20, 2017 Issue of Agri-News
Blue Book Now Available
Surface Lease Negotiations: The 48 Hour Rule
Canadian Agricultural Safety Week 2017
Keeping Children Safe on the Farm
Canadian Agriculture Literacy Month
A Farm Safety Plan Starts with a Hazard Assessment
FAO Warns Landowners about Companies' Promises to "Top Off" Compensation
Preparing for Emergencies
Strengthening Grain Safety Practices
HortSnacks-to-Go Webinar Series Concludes
STOPDED AGM

From the Mar 6, 2017 Issue of Agri-News
What's a Good Crop Rotation?
New Venture Coaches
Planning is Key in an Emergency
Are You Making Money? Profitability
Well and Pipeline Licence Suspensions
Participate in Mission to Salon de Gourmets
Lit Up: Controlled Environment Agriculture in Alberta
Getting into Local Foods
Canadian Food Ingredients Mission to Minneapolis
Getting into Retail
Beef Researcher Mentorship Program

From the Feb 27, 2017 Issue of Agri-News
Promoting Alberta Agriculture to the World
Canola Markets Pulled in Both Directions
Landowner Workshops on Renewable Energy Negotiations
FCC Introduces New Loan for Young Entrepreneurs
Problem Pests of Horticulture Crops Workshop
Alberta Sustainable Agriculture Mission to Washington
Marketing Essentials: Telling Your Story
Organic Lamb Factsheet Updated
Controlled Traffic Farming Alberta Hosts Wrap-up Conference
Materials and Chemicals for a Healthier World Webinar
New Mentorship and Leadership Program

From the Feb 21, 2017 Issue of Agri-News
Alberta Wildfire Season Begins March 1
Winter Harvesting in Your Woodlot
4-H Workshops and Credit Program
Converting Assets into Cash - Liquidity
Driving Organizational Performance through Aligned Talent Management Practices Webinar
FOODEX Japan 2017
Benalto Agricultural Society Recognized for 100 Years
Draft of Rabbit Code of Practice Released for Public Comment
Cattlemen's Young Leaders Development Program

From the Feb 13, 2017 Issue of Agri-News
Cropping Alternatives 2017
Lighting the Way in Your Greenhouse
Protecting Your Equity - Solvency
Webinars Highlight Improved Webpage Tools
New Proposed Food Safety Requirements
Pet, Hobby or Livestock? Do you need a PID Number?
Murray Hartman - 2017 FarmTech Award Winner
New Publication on Wind and Solar Leases
Tremendous Opportunities in Northern India and Kenya
Nutrient Recycling Project Webinar
Moisture Situation Update

From the Feb 6, 2017 Issue of Agri-News
Food Trends for 2017
Snowmobiles, Quads and Unharvested Crops
How's your Farm Business's Health?
Reducing Risk with Extended Winter Grazing Video Series
Crop Varieties Fact Sheets Now Available
Business Case for Food Loss and Waste Reduction Webinar
Australia Video Conference Export Café
Potato Post-harvest Management Workshop Series
New System Makes Winter Watering Easier
Leadership and Strategic Relationships Workshop

From the Jan 30, 2017 Issue of Agri-News
Soil Information Viewer Upgraded
Why is That Company Reclaiming My Well Site?
Adding it Up: Getting a Handle on Your Greenhouse Financials
Your Sell Sheet
Agritourism and Farm Direct Marketing Workshop
Strawberry Production Workshop
Proving We Do It Right
Getting Green Chemistry Discoveries to Market
Niche Meat Processor Network Food Safety Course

From the Jan 23, 2017 Issue of Agri-News
Millennials and Food
Financing Your Business
Snowed-in Canola Samples Needed for Research
Natural Products Expo West
Pricing for Profitability
Private Manufacturing Trade Show Report
You're Not Alone
Want to Become a Dairy Farmer?
Carbon 201: Practical Strategies for Carbon Reduction

From the Jan 16, 2017 Issue of Agri-News
Hog Shipping Evaluator
Transition Planning Guide for Agribusiness
Investing in Forested Land
Off and On Again -- Where's the Water?
Taste of Canada 2017
Scheduling with Drip Irrigation Webinar
Progressive Agriculture Safety Day Training
WGRF Commits to New Research Projects
Proposed Changes to Transport Regulations
The Real Dirt on Farming

 
 
 
 
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