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Call of the Land is a five day-a-week, 9-minute agricultural radio program produced by Alberta Agriculture and Forestry. 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 June 27, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Livestock Market Summary
Health Ingredients Japan
Crop Report

From the June 24, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary
Pricing Standing Hay
Farm Families Honoured in Rosebud

From the June 23, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Insect Update
Pricing Standing Hay
Yield Challenge for Pulse Growers

From the June 22, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Stripe Rust and Foliar Fungicides
Reducing Bloat in Cattle
Revised Fact Sheets
Farming Smarter Field School

From the June 21, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Fungicide Application: Is it Worth it?
Surface Lease Payments
Organic Alberta Field Days

From the June 20, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Livestock Market Summary
Crop and Soil Moisture Conditions
Dutch Elm Disease Awareness Week

From the June 17, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary
Early First Cut of Hay
Verified Beef Production Plus Program Launched

From the June 16, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Cabbage Seedpod Weevil and Other Insects
Pasture Management
SARDA Plot Tours

From the June 15, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Expansion of the Food Processing Development Centre and Agrivalue Business Incubator
Speculators and the Futures Market
Soil Health Events

From the June 14, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Board of Directors Dismissed from Agriculture Financial Services Corporation
Reviewing Cash Flow Projections
Greenhouse Technology Roundtable
Canadian Beef Industry Conference

From the June 13, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Livestock Market Summary
Participate in SIAL Paris Exhibition
Crop Report

From the June 10, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary
Be Wary of Unproven Product Claims
SARDA Field School

From the June 9, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Insect Update
Pasture Conditions
Deadline Extended for Cutting Hay Along Highways

From the June 8, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Sprayer Tank Clean Out
Lamb Market Update
Hort Snacks in the Field

From the June 7, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Cleaning your Sprayer Tank
Water Systems for Remote Pastures
Survey on Sustainability Practices

From the June 6, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Livestock Market Summary
Electric Fencing
Seeding and Soil Moisture Update

From the June 3, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Reseeding Canola
Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary
Peace Country Sheep Conference

From the June 2, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Evaluating your Canola
Insect Update
Inaugural Canadian Beef Industry Conference

From the June 1, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Direct Watering Livestock
Food Trends in Restaurants
Regulatory Updates from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency

From the May 31, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Early Weaning Calves and Lambs
Bringing a New Product to Market
proAction Initiative

From the May 30, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Livestock Market Summary
Is Your Farm Implement Dealer or Distributor Licensed?
Seeding and Moisture Condition Update

From the May 27, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary
Precipitation Amounts
Grazing Schools for Women

From the May 26, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Insect Update
Much-Needed Precipitation
Open Farm Days Deadline

From the May 25, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
How Pasture Plants Respond to Dry Conditions
Benefits of Cocktail Mixes in a Dry Year
Planning before Tree Planting

From the May 24, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Cocktail Mixes and Soil Health
Seeding Progress and Crop Conditions
Working Groups Selected for Farm and Ranch Consultations
Weed Control During Tree Planting

From the May 20, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary
Growing Forward 2 Business Opportunity Program
Open Farm Days Deadline Approaching

From the May 19, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Early Start to Insect Issues
Never too Late to Feed Test
International Year of Pulses Challenge

From the Mar 2, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Growing Red Lentil

 
 
 
 
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