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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 20 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 May 27, 2015 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Creep Rations
Marketing Wheat
Bees in Non-cropped Areas

From the May 26, 2015 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Introducing Agriculture and Forestry Minister Oneil Carlier
Fire Ban Issued for the Province
Options to Stretch Forage Supplies
Being a Host Farm for Open Farm Days

From the May 25, 2015 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Livestock Market Update
Preparing for Summer Grazing
Latest Crop Report

From the May 22, 2015 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Update
Alberta Agriculture New Venture Specialists
Soil Carbon Challenge Tour

From the May 21, 2015 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Cutworms in Southern Alberta
New Venture Specialists
Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions Research

From the May 20, 2015 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Fertilizer and Equipment Prices
Off-Label Spraying
Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions

From the May 19, 2015 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Pork Consumption Report
Seeding Update
Off-Label Spraying
Trans-Pacific Partnership

From the May 15, 2015 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary
Using Social Media
Alberta Pork Regional Meetings

From the May 14, 2015 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Tools to Mitigate Risk
Distribution Fact Sheet
Beef Industry Environmental Footprint

From the May 13, 2015 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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First Crop Forecasts from the USDA
Farmers Market Pilot Project
Dealing with Large Animals in a Rescue Situation

From the May 12, 2015 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Investing Positive Margins
HortSnacks Who's Who
Original Grazing School for Women

From the May 11, 2015 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Weekly Livestock Market Update
World Trade Organization Ruling on COOL
First Crop Report of the Growing Season

From the May 8, 2015 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Weekly Grain and Oilseeds Market Summary
Call of the Land App New Feature
More with the Special Agricultural Trade Envoy for the Government of New Zealand

From the May 7, 2015 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Reducing Fatigue on the Farm
Summer Farm Employment Program
Special Agricultural Trade Envoy for the Government of New Zealand in Alberta

From the May 6, 2015 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Alberta Agriculture Crop Reports
Stripe Rust Update
Maintaining Healthy Trees
Egg Farmers of Alberta New Entrant Program

From the May 5, 2015 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Emergency Kits for the Home and Farm
Tree Planting Tips
100 Years of Agriculture at the University of Alberta

From the May 4, 2015 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Managing Prosperity in the Beef Industry
Emergency Preparedness Week
Antimicrobial Use in Animals

From the May 1, 2015 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary
Late Blight in Potatoes and Tomatoes
Scouting for Stripe Rust

From the Apr 30, 2015 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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What's in the Federal Budget for Agriculture
Transitioning the Farm
Video on Antimicrobial Use and Resistance

From the Apr 29, 2015 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Alberta Seeding Intentions
Assessing Your Pastures
Information on Private Timber Sales

From the Apr 28, 2015 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Canola Seeding Rates
Assessing Pastures
Private Timber Sales

From the Apr 27, 2015 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Weekly Livestock Market Summary
Moving Machinery Safely is a Two-way Street
Stripe Rust Update

From the Apr 24, 2015 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary
Micronutrients
Importance of Soil Organic Matter

From the Apr 23, 2015 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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National Soil Conservation Week
Importance of Sulphur
Moving Equipment Safely Between Fields
CN to Upgrade Rail Lines

From the Apr 22, 2015 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Make it Safe, Make it Visible
Seed Treatments
Improve Your Fertilizer Returns

From the Apr 21, 2015 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Clean Drain Dry Campaign
Seed Treatments
Herd Management Tools

From the Apr 20, 2015 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Weekly Livestock Market Summary
Livestock Transport Conference
Pest Management Season Begins

From the Apr 17, 2015 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Risks of Seeding Too Early

From the Apr 14, 2015 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Alberta Farmland Values

 
 
 
 
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