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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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Recent Articles from 'Call of the Land'

 
  From the Oct 1, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Update on Pulse Crop Markets
Expanding the Cow Herd
Getting Into Farming Information Session

From the Sept 30, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Fall Fertilizer Application
Harvest Update
Drying Firewood

From the Sept 29, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Livestock Market Summary
Fall Fertilizer Application
Moisture Content in Firewood

From the Sept 26, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary
Continuous Improvement Workshop
Canadian Total Excellence in Agricultural Management Program
National Organic Week

From the Sept 25, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Potential of Grain Corn in Alberta
Getting Into Farming Information Session
Advances in Plant Breeding

From the Sept 24, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Grain Marketing Plans
Learning about Market Price Fundamentals and Cow Profitability
Focus of the Alberta Stables Association

From the Sept 23, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Considerations Before Expanding or Taking over an Existing Cow Herd
AgriStability Deadline
Update on the Alberta Stables Association

From the Sept 22, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Livestock Market Summary
What to Consider Before Expanding a Cow Herd
Moving Farm Vehicles Safely

From the Sept 19, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Report
AC Mountainview--A New Variety of Sainfoin Holds Promise
Alberta Canola Producers Commission Call

From the Sept 18, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Agriculture Minister Olson on his Reappointment
New Variety of Sainfoin Holds Promise
Alberta Goat Breeders Convention

From the Sept 17, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Export Data for Peas and Lentils
Cow-Calfenomics
Latest Western Canada Cattle on Feed Report
Equine Welfare Training Program

From the Sept 16, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Proper Grain Storage Techniques
Canadian Grain Commission's Harvest Sample Program
Federal Government Makes Funding Announcements

From the Sept 15, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Livestock Market Summary
How Cold and How Much Snow Last Week?
Alberta Barley Commission Looking for Directors
The Canadian Soybean Industry Getting a National Voice

From the Sept 12, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Forages and Frost
Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary
Getting into Farming Information Session

From the Sept 11, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Effects of Snow and Frost on Cattle Feed
How Snow and Frost Affect Standing Crops
Explore New Media Webinar Series Kicks Off

From the Sept 10, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Crop Market Outlook
Agriculture Labour Summit
Components of a Farm Safety Plan

From the Sept 9, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Harvested Crop Samples
Snow on Standing Canola
Harvest Safety

From the Sept 8, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Livestock Market Summary
Farm Safety Plans
Latest Crop Report

From the Sept 5, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary
Maintaining Water Wells
Verified Beef Production Program Adding New Modules

From the Sept 4, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Hay Agreement Options
Workshop for Greenhouse Growers
Using Food Labels

From the Sept 3, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
First of its Kind Lamb Research in Canada
Pulse Crop Production Numbers
Food Product Labels

From the Sept 2, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Stored Grain Insects
New Grain Storage Factsheets
Crop Report

From the Aug 29, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary.
Management Strategies for Late Blight
Marketing Presentation for Lamb Producers

From the Aug 28, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Fall Insect Surveys
Late Blight Confirmed in Alberta
Update on Explore Local

From the Aug 27, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
When to Swath Wheat
Drone Technology in Agriculture
New Online Tool to Address Possible Hazards of Farm Equipment

From the Aug 26, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Fertilization Strategies for Winter Wheat
Water Testing
Farm Families Honoured in Grande Prairie
Harvest Getting Underway

From the Aug 25, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Livestock Market Summary
New Horticulture Microsite
A Visit to Prince Rupert
Alberta Weed Spotter

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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