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

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

From the May 25, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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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
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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
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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
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Early Start to Insect Issues
Never too Late to Feed Test
International Year of Pulses Challenge

From the May 18, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Blue-Green Algae
Farming Smarter Crop Hops
Aquatic Invasive Species

From the May 17, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Retained Ownership
Farmers Market Season
Controlling Aquatic Invasive Species

From the May 16, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Weekly Livestock Market Summary
Retained Ownership
Seeding Progress

From the May 13, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Preparing for an Emergency
Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary
Stockmanship Schools

From the May 12, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Emergency Preparedness for Livestock Owners
Growing Forward 2 Business Management Skills Development Program
Moving Farm Equipment Safely

From the May 11, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Staying Visible on the Road
Using Certified Seed and Farmer Saved Seed
Farm Safety Centre Reaches a Milestone

From the May 10, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Moving Farm Equipment Safely
May 10, Census Day
4-H Project Expanding

From the May 9, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Weekly Livestock Market Summary
Seeding Canola
First Crop Report of the Growing Season

From the May 6, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Provincewide Fire Ban Issued
Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary
Safety Fair in Alix

From the May 5, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Resources for Establishing Land Values
Beef Cattle Conference
Young Farm Worker Safety Day

From the May 4, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Canola Market Update
Opportunities for Alberta Companies in Korea
How Long Can Seedlings Be Stored?

From the May 3, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Cautions about Selling Surface Leases
Summer Farm Employment Program
Trade Mission Opportunities for Alberta Companies
Storing Seedlings

From the May 2, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Weekly Livestock Market Summary
Beef Cattle Research Council Beef Researcher Mentorship Program
Tree Planting Tips

From the Apr 29, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary
When to Put Cattle out on Pasture
Root Rot in Field Pea

From the Apr 28, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Grasshopper Forecast
Grazing Strategies to Help Manage Grasshoppers
Root Rot in Field Pea

From the Apr 27, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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2016 Census of Agriculture
Avoiding Fatigue
Agriculture Business Alternatives Factsheets
Rural Safety Day

From the Apr 26, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Spring Safety on the Farm
Boron Response
New Nuffield Scholarship

From the Apr 25, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Weekly Livestock Market Summary
Crop and Livestock Insurance Deadlines
The Jungle Farm Opened Their Doors

From the Apr 22, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Update on the Grains and Oilseeds Market
Rolling Pea and Lentil Fields
Reducing Impact of Grazing on Spring Pastures Pt. 2

From the Apr 21, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Stripe Rust in Winter Wheat Update
Reducing Impact of Grazing on Spring Pastures Pt.1.
Agricultural Security Agreements

From the Apr 20, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Cattle Price Insurance Now Available
Legal Aspects of Purchasing Land
Visions 2016 Conference

From the Apr 19, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Land Purchase Resources
Agriculture Hall of Fame Nominations
Trees and Shelterbelt Planning Pt.2.

From the Apr 18, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Weekly Livestock Market Summary
Builders' Liens on Title
Trees and Shelterbelt Planning Pt.1.

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

 
 
 
 
Last Reviewed/Revised on May 26, 2016.