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Call of the Land 2013--Celebrating 60 Years--Find Out More
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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  From the Apr 24, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Managing Fusarium Root Rot in Peas
Equipment Sanitation
Alberta FarmSafe Plan Pilot

From the Apr 23, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Put Option and Other Pricing Alternatives for Canola
Changes in AgriInsurance
Impact of Root Rots on Peas

From the Apr 22, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
The Spring Price Endorsement for Canola
Marketing Faba Beans
Application Deadline for Nuffield International Scholarship

From the Apr 17, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Western Livestock Price Insurance Program Now Available
Canola Meal in Grow Finish Pig Diets
Projects that Received Funding from the Canadian Agricultural Adaptation Programs

From the Apr 16, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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2014 Pulse Acreage Expected to Increase
Canola Meal in Grow Finish Pig Diets
Animal Care Assessment Program for Dairy Cattle

From the Apr 15, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
CropChoice$ Released for 2014
Accessing Capital
Scouting for Cutworms

From the Apr 14, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Weekly Livestock Market Summary
Anaplasmosis Status Change
Classroom Agriculture Program Calls For Volunteers

From the Apr 11, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary
Blue Book Now Available as Free Download
The Young Farm Worker Safety Training Day

From the Apr 10, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Feed Markets Update
Twitter and its Relevance
Agriculture and Food Council's New Services

From the Apr 9, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Fixed Long-term Mortgage Versus Variable Rate
New Food Safety Website
Alberta Agriculture to Participate in South Korean Trade Mission

From the Apr 8, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Wireworm Control
31st Annual Visions Conference
Corner Arm Centre Pivot Irrigation Systems Reduce Energy Consumption

From the Apr 7, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Weekly Livestock Market Summary
New Farm Manager Webpage
Crop Insurance Deadline is April 30

From the Apr 4, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary
Power of Social Media
Alberta Stables Initiative

From the Apr 3, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Spring Cropping Considerations
Cutworm Research Project
Making a Difference in Uganda

From the Apr 2, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Blue Book Hot Off the Presses
Lentil Market Looking Good
Crop Production Trends

From the Apr 1, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Call of the Land App Launched
Road Bans Eased
Cereal Staging Guide
Agriculture Trends

From the Mar 31, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Week Two of Rural Economic Development Consultations
Triticale Breeding Targets at Lacombe
Weekly Livestock Market Summary

From the Mar 28, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Minister Olson Discusses Grain Movement and Rural Economic Development Consultations
Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary
Honour for Retired Alberta Agriculture Research Scientist
Trends in Agriculture

From the Mar 27, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Selecting a Licensed Water Well Driller
Wild Oat Resistance
Elm Pruning Ban

From the Mar 26, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Wheat Situation and Price Outlook
The Role of a Management Team
Assessing Trees and Shrubs for Insect Damage

From the Mar 25, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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What to Consider Before Purchasing Land
The Alberta Historical Resources Foundation Heritage Awards
The Role of Business Plans in Developing a Business

From the Mar 24, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Weekly Livestock Market Summary
Insect Hotspots for 2014
Women in the North Conference

From the Mar 21, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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An Update on the Grains and Oilseeds Market
The Insect Monitoring Network
The Public Consultations on the Municipal Government Act

From the Mar 20, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Choosing a Commodity Futures Broker
Western Canadian Organic Business Directory
Delivering Healthy Eating Messages

From the Mar 19, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Faba Bean Market
Growing Faba Bean in Alberta
Selecting a Site for Short-Term Manure Storage
Livestock Care Conference

From the Mar 18, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Deadline Approaching for Nominations for Alberta Agriculture Hall of Fame
Cow Calfenomics Presentations Online
Cattle on Feed Report

From the Mar 17, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Weekly Livestock Market Summary
Summer Farm Employment Program
Building a Culture of Safety

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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