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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 Oct 20, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Livestock Market Update
The Agriculture Faculty at the University of Alberta Kicks off its Centennial Celebrations
Flock Talk

From the Oct 17, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Markets
Protein Supplementation when Stubble Grazing
Agriculture Job Fair in Lethbridge

From the Oct 16, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Storing Grain Safely
Mineral Supplementation when Stubble Grazing
Role of the Farmers' Advocate Office

From the Oct 15, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Stacking Bales to Preserve Feed Quality
Watching the Indian Pulse Market
Using Social Media

From the Oct 14, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Making Hay When it's Cool and Wet
Grazing Stubble Fields
Lakeland Region Represented in ARECA

From the Oct 10, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary
Upcoming Labour Summit
Elm Pruning Ban Over

From the Oct 9, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Grazing Crop Regrowth
Using the New Shelterbelt Publications
Preliminary Protein Content Data Available

From the Oct 8, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Calculating Break-Evens
Publications for Shelterbelts for Livestock Farms
FarmFair International Condenses Dates

From the Oct 7, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Fall Manure Application
Alberta Agriculture's New Media Webinar Series
Alberta Wheat Commission Looking for Directors
Dealing with Potential Pesticide Contamination
Transforming Sewage into Commercial Fertilizer

From the Oct 6, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Livestock Market Summary
Explore Local Learning Opportunities
Alberta Visionaries Inducted into Agriculture Hall of Fame

From the Oct 3, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary
The Largest Conservation Easement in Canadian History
Canola Meal Study Part Two

From the Oct 2, 2014 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Fall Weed Control
More Thoughts on Cow Herd Expansion
Canola Meal Study

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 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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