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Call of the Land is a five day-a-week, 9-minute agricultural radio program produced by Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. This information and extension program is aired on 25 Alberta radio stations. For 60 years Call of the Land has broadcast during the noon hour to a province wide network of stations. It now reaches a daily audience of over 110,000. Aimed at rural Albertans, stories keep the agricultural community current on the latest agricultural technologies, research findings, production methods and marketing trends, as well as government programs and policies. The Call of the Land Calendar serves as a source of information on regional and provincial agricultural meetings. For further information, you can contact us at Call of the Land.

For a listing of upcoming events, go to www.agriculture.alberta.ca/events.

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Recent Articles from 'Call of the Land'

 
  From the July 23, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Alberta Honey Bee Survey of Winterkill 2014 Results
How Pulse Crops Have Been Affected by the Weather
Exporting to Mexico Webinar Series Continues

From the July 22, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Factors Affecting Forage Quality
Pulse Crop Walks
Western Canadian Cattle on Feed Report

From the July 21, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Livestock Market Summary
Heat and Forage Quality
Lacombe Field Day

From the July 18, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary
Crop Spraying and Honey Bees
Canola Galla

From the July 17, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Pest Update
Canola Galla
Taste of Markerville

From the July 16, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Dry Conditions in the North
Latest USDA Crop Report
Culinary Adventures Part of Taste of Edmonton

From the July 15, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Blue Green Algae in Dugouts
Clubroot in Alberta
Reusing Greenhouse Media

From the July 14, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Livestock Market Summary
Online Applications Accepted for Producer Cars
Cereals Canada

From the July 11, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary
Exporting to Mexico
Farm Families Recognized
Irrigation Districts Receive Grants
Western Crop Producers Have More Time to Repay Cash Advances

From the July 10, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Insect Update
Crop Disease Issues
Agriculture Labour Summit

From the July 9, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Statistics Canada Acreage Report for Pulse Crops
Workforce Development Program Grant
Canadian Beef Centre of Excellence
Update on Country-of-Origin Labeling Dispute

From the July 8, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
ALMA Funded Projects
Direct Marketing Meat Field Day
Keys to Crop Marketing Success

From the July 7, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Livestock Market Summary
Latest Crop Report Available
Online Producer Car Applications

From the July 4, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary
Research Results on Footrot
Organic Field Day in Lethbridge

From the July 3, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Wheat Midge in the Peace and Cabbage Seedpod Weevil in the South
Highlighting Research in the Province
Keys to Marketing Success

From the July 2, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
An Interview with ARECA's New Director
IPM (Integrated Pest Management) in Practice Workshop
Improving Barley and Triticale Feed

From the June 30, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Stats Canada Crop Report
Alberta Wheat Commission Extension Activities
Fields Surveyed for Stripe Rust

From the June 27, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary
Research Looks at Footrot
Equipment Sanitation and Preventing the Spread of Clubroot

From the June 26, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Current Insect Issues
Addressing Footrot in Cattle
Exporting to Mexico Webinar Series

From the June 25, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
When to Contact AFSC about Flooded Acres
Increased Coverage Levels to Straight Hail Insurance
Pea Market Update
Straw Man Beef Initiative

From the June 24, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
How Crops in the South Could be Affected by Last Week's Moisture
Net Wrap Versus Twine
Where to Find Great Management Ideas

From the June 23, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Livestock Market Summary
Dutch Elm Disease Awareness Week
Ottawa Invests in Biosecurity and Food Safety for Bee Sector
FCC Donates $100,000 to Injured Farmer Program

From the June 20, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary
Changes in the Dairy Industry
Lacombe Field Day

From the June 19, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Importance of Innovation and Meeting Customer Demands
Insect Issues
Farming Smarter Field School

From the June 18, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weather-related Crop Pricing Opportunities
Open Farm Days
Cutting and Pinching Back

From the June 17, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
More on the Growing Forward 2 CFO Stewardship Program
Crop Walks and Plot Tours
Western Canadian Cattle on Feed Report
Dealing with Leggy and Overgrown Bedding Plants

From the June 16, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Livestock Market Summary
Update on the Growing Forward 2 CFO Stewardship Program
Priorities for the Alberta Wheat Commission

From the June 13, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary
Annual Honey Bee Winterkill and Management Survey
Vegetable & Agritourism Field Day

From the June 12, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Insect Surveys and Traps
Annual Honey Bee Winterkill and Management Survey
Lakeland Agricultural Research Association Summer Field School

From the June 11, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Pulse Crop Update
Beekeeper Registration
Diagnosing Diseases Using New Technology

From the June 10, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Food Inventory, Tracking and Sales System
Controlling Cleavers
Alberta Wheat Commission Helps Fund New Undergraduate Scholarships

From the June 9, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Livestock Market Summary
Controlling Cleavers
Alberta Represented at Seoul Food Show

From the Apr 9, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
New Food Safety Website

From the Oct 17, 2013 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Grain Quality Lab

From the Oct 10, 2013 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Nitrogen Use Efficiency Research

From the Aug 28, 2013 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Importance of International Germplasm

From the Aug 27, 2013 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Importance of Having Access to International Germplasm for Plant Breeding

 
 
 
 
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