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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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  From the Aug 26, 2016 Issue of Agri-News
Canola Countdown
Late Season Management of Late Blight
Bronze Leaf Disease
Augers and Grain Hazards
Success for Women in Agri-Food Needs Assessment Report
Companies Invited to Canada Food Expo Japan and Korea 2016

From the Aug 29, 2016 Issue of Agri-News
Stronger Canola Crush Margins
Province Supports Farm Families with Irrigation Investments
Plan to Eliminate Harvest Season Hazards
Economics of Milk Production 2015
Canada Eurasia Agribusiness Forum a Success
Veterinarians Wanted for the Appointed Inspector Program
Halal Information Seminars
Obsolete Pesticide Disposal Sites to Return this Fall
Protecting Trees and Roots During Construction
Agriculture Statistics Factsheet
Evaluating the Beef Cattle Check-Off

From the Aug 22, 2016 Issue of Agri-News
Licensing Proposals for Producer Railway Loading Facilities, Agents and Feed Mills
Weed Seedling Guide (2nd Edition)
Empty Container Recycling Program
Planning Your Lentil Harvest
Harvest Safety
Moisture Situation Update - August 16, 2016
Global Pulse Conference and Caspian Agro Mission
The Redwater Decision: A Simple Summary
Never Stop Learning
Agritourism and Farm Direct Marketing Bus Tour
Alberta Canola Growers Call for Nominations
ABP Delegate Nominations Due August 31

From the August 8, 2016 Issue of Agri-News
Storing Hay
Generational Differences and Food Demand
AgriProfit$ 2015 Cow-Calf Producers' Survey
How Does Alberta Protect Against Orphan Well Sites?
Open Farm Days Will Harvest Fun and Memories
Protect Yourself from Quad Rollovers
Alberta Companies Exhibit at Expo ANTAD in Mexico
Moisture Situation Update - August 3
Breakfast on the Dairy Farm
Canadian Heritage Breeds Livestock Conference

From the August 1, 2016 Issue of Agri-News
What Does this Letter Mean? The Language of Insolvency
Alberta Attends Natural Products Expo in California
Nutrients for Cattle
Private Label Manufacturers Association Tradeshow Opportunity
Farm Families Honoured in Fairview
Local Small Breweries Benefit from Alberta Jobs Plan
Grain Grading Changes
New Funding for Growing Sustainable Bioeconomy in Alberta
Moisture Situation Update - July 19, 2016
Strawberry Varieties Field Day
Research Plots Tour
Transboundary Water, Weeds and Stewardship Tour

From the July 25, 2016 Issue of Agri-News
When Hay Won't Dry
Salvaging Hail Damaged Crops
Dangers of Blue-Green Algae
High Legume Pasture Project
Ensure Safety while Baling
Farmers' Market Mobile App Upgrade
Software Brings Barley Breeding Data Together
New Exporters to Border States
Nuffield Canada 2017 Scholars
Whole Farm Water Planning Day

From the July 18, 2016 Issue of Agri-News
Bale Handling Safely
On-Farm Solar PV Program Reopens
Succession Planning
Taste of Canada Results
Bees Make a Comeback, Beekeepers Look To the Future
Moisture Situation Update - July 10
Shepherd Health Conference
Agriculture Producers Shape Public Perception
Agriculture for Life Harvest Gala
Elm Pruning Ban Continues until September 30

From the July 11, 2016 Issue of Agri-News
Keeping Boots in the Field
Open Farm Days 2016 Attracts Record Number of Host Farms and Ranches
Resources on Wellsite Reclamation
Farmers' Market App
Farm Families Honoured at Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village
Important Announcement for Exporters to South Korea
Lacombe Field Day
Orphaned and Abandoned Wells: What's the Difference?
Sustainability and Safety of Farm Production Seminar

From the July 4, 2016 Issue of Agri-News
Stripe Rust and Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus
Speculators and the Futures Market
Knowing Your Businesses' Cost of Production
Farm Families Honoured in Wetaskiwin
Health Ingredients Japan
Alberta Range Plants and Their Classification
ABP Environmental Stewardship Award Call for Nominations
Making the Grade Returns for a Second Year
Canadian Beef Industry Conference
Farm Receipts and Equipment Sales
Livestock Gentec Field Day

From the June 27, 2016 Issue of Agri-News
To Spray or Not to Spray Fungicide
Mixed Pastures and Bloat
Establishing a Fair Price for Standing Hay
Farm Families Honoured in Rosebud
Recognizing a Century of Alberta Farming Dedication
Land Classification for Irrigation in Alberta
Alberta Japan Office assists with Whisky Launch
Alberta Dutch Elm Disease Awareness Week
Verified Beef Production Plus Program Launched
Salinity Causes and Cures
Riparian Field Day

From the June 20, 2016 Issue of Agri-News
Crown Corporation Board of Directors Replaced
Be Sure of Fertilizer Claims
Alberta Jobs Plan Supports Growth in Value-added Agri-food Industry
Preparing for the Summer Grazing Season
It's Not Too Early for the First Cut of Hay
Inroads at the Seoul Food Show
Pasture Conditions
Upcoming June Insurance Deadlines
Moisture Situation Update - June 12, 2016
Greenhouse Technology Roundtable
Small Flock Biosecurity Workshop
Bus Tour of the Headwaters

From the June 13, 2016 issue of Agri-News
Electric Fencing - A Grazing Management Tool
Keep an Eye on Your Cash Flow
To Reseed Canola or Not
Government Extends Deadline for Cutting Hay along Highways
Western Canada Unites in Fight Against Invasive Species
Participate in SIAL Paris Exhibition
Crop Commissions to Survey Farm Sustainability Practices
Growing Season Extension and Small Farm Equipment Field Day
63rd Annual Beekeepers' Field Day
SARDA Summer Field School
Battle River Watershed Alliance AGM

From the June 6, 2016 issue of Agri-News
Early Weaning Lambs
Direct Watering Livestock
Remote Pasture Water Systems for Livestock
Is Your Farm Implement Dealer or Distributor Licensed?
Food Safety Regulatory Updates
Moisture Situation Update - May 31, 2016
Trade Show in Delhi, India, a Success for Alberta Businesses
New Packaging Lines Help Family Meat Demand for Specialty Beef
Nitrogen Fixation and Nodulation
Soil Health: The Bottom Lines

From the May 30, 2016 issue of Agri-News
How Pasture Plants Respond to Dry Conditions
Cocktail Cover Crops
Plan Before Moving Farm Equipment on Public Roads
Working Groups Selected for Farm and Ranch Consultations
Business Opportunity Program
Alberta Grain Companies Participate in Southeast Asia Mission
Moisture Situation Update - May 24, 2016
Youth Green Jobs Initiative
University of Alberta Calf Conference
Shelterbelt Renovation Workshop

From the May 23, 2016 issue of Agri-News
Retained Ownership May be a Strategic Risk Management Alternative
It's Never Too Late to Feed Test
Fire Ban and OHV Restrictions Revised Ahead of Long Weekend
Protecting Alberta's Water Resources
Blue-Green Algae
Moisture Situation Update - May 16, 2016
2016 Alberta Farmers Market Season Underway
Where is my Market?
Alberta Companies Participate in BIO World Congress
Youth Speaking Competition at Calgary Stampede
Stockmanship Schools
Farming Smarter Field School

From the May 16, 2016 issue of Agri-News
Emergency Preparedness for Livestock Owners
Land Value Determination
Preparing for Emergencies such as Wildfire
Spring Signals the Return of Farm Equipment on Public Roads
Certified Seed and Farmer Saved Seed
Business Management Skills Development Program
Alberta Companies Exhibit at Show in Singapore
4-H Pheasant Project
Ask an Organic Specialist Toll-free Number
Safety Smarts Program to Celebrate Milestone
Report Highlights Agriculture Sector's Strong Contributions to the Canadian Economy
National Beef Antimicrobial Research Strategy

From the May 9, 2016 issue of Agri-News
Alberta Announces Provincewide Fire Ban and Additional Measures to Reduce Fire Risk
Summer Farm Employment Program
Planning Farm Land Ownership in Alberta
Showcase Your Product Samples to Korean Importers
Neighbours and Grazing
Tips for Tree Planting
Moisture Situation Update - April 28
New Videos on Sheep Central Alberta
Sustainable Sourcing Framework
UCVM Beef Cattle Conference
Alberta Soil Science Tour
Young Farm Worker Safety Training Workshop

From the May 2, 2016 issue of Agri-News
Rotational Grazing and Grasshoppers
Make the Most of Your Fertilizer Dollars
Be Cautious When Considering Selling Your Surface Lease
Join the Alberta Mission to the Food Taipei Exhibition
10 Year Deadline to Activate Egg Production Quota
Beef Researcher Mentorship Program
Alberta Trade Mission to China
Canada's Dairy Industry Evolving
Nuffield Farming Scholarships
Large Animal Emergency Rescue - Awareness Level
Tree Pruning Workshop

From the April 25, 2016 issue of Agri-News
Census of Agriculture Survey Shorter, Benefits Alberta Farmers
The Net-Zero Egg Barn has Arrived
Stripe Rust in Winter Wheat
Incorrectly Registered Builder's Liens
Working Well Program Update
2016 Canadian Agricultural Outlook
Reducing the Impact of Grazing Early
CropChoice$ Reminder
Shelterbelt Planning and Design
Signing Security Agreements: Use Caution

From the April 18, 2016 issue of Agri-News
New Fusarium Video
AAEA Visions 2016 Conference
Rolling Eases Pea and Lentil Harvest
Alberta Farmland Values Keep Climbing
Alberta Beef Producers' Young Guns Contest
Lakeland College has a New Livestock Research Team
Moisture Situation and Frost Probabilities
Free Farmers Market App
Woodlot Insect Management
Making Meat a Healthier Choice

From the April 11, 2016 issue of Agri-News
Drought Management Seminar
2016 Census of Agriculture on the Horizon
Helping your Accountant Help You
AgriStability Deadline: April 30, 2016
Century Farm & Ranch Award: A Family Tradition
Be an Open Farm Days Host
Ammonia Emissions: Egg Production Study
New Calculator for Preg-Checking
Alberta Pulse Grower's Survey Extended, Prizes

From the April 4, 2016 issue of Agri-News
Working Well Workshops
Hall of Fame Recognizes Unsung Heroes
2016 Information Catalogue Now Available
Management of Seed-Placed Fertilizers
Cropchoice$
Heritage Chicks Available
Determining a Reasonable Crop Land Rental Rate
Considering the Spring Price Endorsement
Mission to FOODEX Japan a Success
Avoid Spring-Related Farmer Fatigue

From the March 28, 2016 issue of Agri-News
E-Blue Book Available
Alberta 2015 Greenfeed and Silage Production Survey Results
Help Shape Canola Risk Management
Farm Credit Canada AgriSpirit Fund Open for Applications
Oil and Gas Companies Not Adhering to Surface Rights Act
Call of the Land Mobile App
Register Now for Open Farm Days
Salinity Causes and Cures Workshop
Alberta Exporters' Mission to the Middle East

From the March 21, 2016 issue of Agri-News
Overview of Alberta Crops
Alberta Agriculture Farm Safety Resources
Dangerous Misuse of Propane Cylinders
Creating Safe Play Areas on the Family Farm
Learning New Tasks Safely
Blue Book Available Now
Egg Farmers of Alberta 2015 Sustainability Report
Alberta Breaks New Ground on Enhancements to Crop Insurance
Supporting Producers' Food Safety Goals through Research
Surface Rights Board Streamlines Process

From the March 14, 2016 issue of Agri-News
Deferred Grazing for a Dry Spring
Grazing Alternatives in a Dry Spring
Food Technologists Food Expo
Commercial Kitchens
Livestock Inventory Estimates
Blue Book Hot Off the Press
New Agriculture Business Alternatives Factsheets for Ag/Rural-Based Business People
BIO WEBinar Spring Series 2016
Ag for Life Promotes Canadian Agricultural Safety Week in Alberta
Farm Credit Canada Expanding Loan Program for Young Farmers

From the March 7, 2016 issue of Agri-News
Keeping Fusarium in Mind
Pricing Meat Products
Wheat Class Modernization
Opportunities in the Snack Food Industry
Seven Practices That Drive Farm Financial Success
Succession Planning
Biocontrols in Greenhouses
Wildlife and Woodlots
FarmSafe Alberta Workshops
Hemp Manual
Cattlemen's Young Leaders Applications Open

From the September 30, 2013 Issue of Agri-News
Add a Little Alfalfa to the Crop Rotation

From the July 2, 2012 Issue of Agri-News
What Will Producers Learn in Grazing This Year

 
 
 
 
Last Reviewed/Revised on June 20, 2016.