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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 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 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 Aug 22, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary
Farm Direct Marketing Bus Tour
Visiting West Coast Ports

From the Aug 21, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Insect Update
Disease Situation in Canola
Farm Families Honoured in Lethbridge
Western Canadian Cattle on Feed Report
Keeping Calves at Home

From the Aug 20, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
When to Swath Canola
Fababean Markets
Summit Up!

From the Aug 19, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Timing of Field Pea Harvest
Growing Winter Wheat
Open Farm Days this Weekend

From the Aug 18, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Livestock Market Summary
Highlights from the Latest Crop Report
Pre-Harvest Intervals and Canola
Soybeans in Alberta

From the Aug 15, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary
Webinar for Exporting to Mexico
Egg Farmers of Alberta Launch Program Aimed at Youth

From the Aug 14, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Lygus Bugs in Canola and Fababean
Grain Deliveries and Exports in the Last Crop Year
Dairy Research and Extension Consortium of Alberta

From the Aug 13, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Growing Winter Wheat
Potential of Grain Corn in Alberta
The Dairy Research and Extension Consortium of Alberta

From the Aug 12, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Crop Options after Hail Damage
Using Farmers' Markets to Test the Waters with New Products
Dealing with Unused Water Wells
Canadian Food Inspection Agency Looking for Feedback

From the Aug 11, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Livestock Market Summary
State of the Watershed Document
Developing New Wheat Varieties

From the Aug 8, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary
Groundwater Movement and Quality
Protein Small Scale Field Day

From the Aug 7, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Insect Update
U of A Research Producer Driven
Crop Walk and Fiber-Werx tour

From the Aug 6, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Rail Service Regulations an Important Step
Old Crop to New Crop in the Pulse Markets
Industrial Hemp Uses.

From the Aug 5, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Swathing or Desiccating Faba Bean
Wheat Breeding at the U of A
Project Protein

From the Aug 1, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary
Working Well Program
Horticulture Field Day

From the July 31, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Insect Update
Comparing Projections to Actual Costs
Alberta Mountain Pine Beetle ReLeaf Program

From the July 30, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Alberta Crop Conditions
More Thoughts on Investing Positive Margins
Roy Berg Kinsella Ranch Field Day

From the July 29, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Investing Positive Margins
Leading the Way: Innovators in Farm Direct Marketing
Stripe Rust Situation

From the July 28, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Livestock Market Summary
Pre-harvest Disease Scouting
Grain Grading Changes
App to Compare Input Prices

From the July 25, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary
Suspected Causes of Honey Bee Winterkill
Organic Field Days

From the July 24, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Insect Update
More Details on the Honey Bee Winterkill Survey
Opportunities to Export Internationally

From the July 23, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Alberta Honey Bee Survey of Winterkill 2014 Results
How Pulse Crops Have Been Affected by the Weather
Exporting to Mexico Webinar Series Continues

From the July 22, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Factors Affecting Forage Quality
Pulse Crop Walks
Western Canadian Cattle on Feed Report

From the July 21, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Livestock Market Summary
Heat and Forage Quality
Lacombe Field Day

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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