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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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Dairy Cost Study--Apply Before January 15
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

From the September 11, 2017 Issue of Agri-News
Pre-harvest Perennial Weed Control
Aerating and Drying Pulse Crops
Economics of Fall Cereal Crops
Worry-free Crop Storage
Coping with Dwindling Summer Pastures
Alberta Companies Participate in SIAL Canada
Landowner Refunds for Electrification Costs Paid on Oil and Gas Leases
Inspect Farm Machinery Before Use
Albertan Wins Research Award
AWC Seeks Director and Regional Representatives

From the August 21, 2017 Issue of Agri-News
Consider Creep Feeding Calves
Nitrate Accumulation in Hail Damaged Crops
Avoid Farm Work-related Fatigue this Summer
Is it Time to "Fix" Your Farm Mortgage Interest Rate?
Approved Farmers' Markets - A Viable Option to Market Your Products
Alberta Companies Boost Sales at SIAL China
Resolving Flooding Issues
Agri-tourism and Farm Direct Marketing Bus Tour
Alberta Companies Make Connections at Seoul Food 2017
Livestock Tax Deferral Provision
John J. Kennelly Award of Merit

From the July 31, 2017 Issue of Agri-News
Assessing Fusarium Risk Now Will Assist With Control Next Year
Livestock Premises ID Participation Strengthens Canadian Agriculture
When to Cut for Hay or Greenfeed
Canola Grading
Farm Families Honoured in Camrose
Canola Dockage
You Suspect Spray Drift ... Now What?
Creating Safe Play Areas on the Farm
Alberta Companies Participate in Export Readiness Workshops
A Food Policy for Canada Consultations Extended
Cow-Forage Gentec Tour

From the July 24, 2017 Issue of Agri-News
Spraying Fungicides
Stacking Bales
Calgary Businesses Grow and Diversify
Weed Control on Lexin Resources Ltd. Well Sites
Alberta Industry Mission to South Africa and Namibia
Stars of Alberta Awards Accepting Nominations
Moisture Situation Update - July 10, 2017
Reducing Methane Gas Emissions in Cattle
Check Trees for Dutch Elm Disease

From the July 17, 2017 Issue of Agri-News
Baling Hay
When to Cut Hay
Optimizing Your Fungicide Application on Wheat and Barley
Wheat Streak Mosaic in Southern Alberta
Get the Lead Out
Farm Families Honoured in Vegreville
Health Ingredients Mission to Korea and Japan
Why Field Scout?
Bale Handling Safety
Lacombe Field Day
Field Day at the Research Farm

From the July 4, 2017 Issue of Agri-News
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

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