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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 Oct 16, 2018 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Farm and ranch safety grant
AgriProfit$ benchmarks
Identifying stress
Canadian Pulse Research workshop

From the Oct 15, 2018 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Weekly Livestock Market Summary
Storage considerations when grain is damp
Crop harvesting update

From the Oct 12, 2018 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Weekly grains and oilseeds market summary
Avoiding harvest-related fatigue
Farm energy and solar programs still accepting applications

From the Oct 11, 2018 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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AFSC expands its lending program
Grain storage considerations
Economics of protecting hay from weather damage
Rural landowner needed for the Wildlife Management Fund Committee

From the Oct 10, 2018 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Far from ideal harvest conditions
Protecting hay from weather damage
Alberta Goat Association's annual conference

From the Oct 9, 2018 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Who's eating Alberta beef?
Harvest progress
Holistic land design course

From the Oct 5, 2018 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Weekly grains and oilseeds market summary
Pre-harvest herbicide use
Using firewood as a heat source this winter

From the Oct 4, 2018 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Alberta Beef Producers plebiscite
Alberta Barley elections
Canadian Forage and Grassland Association conference

From the Oct 3, 2018 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Sampling bales
Western Livestock Price Insurance Program
Dealing with heavy snow on trees

From the Oct 2, 2018 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Upcoming plebiscites on service charge model
Testing winter feed
Cutting firewood

From the Oct 1, 2018 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Weekly livestock market summary
Harvest progress
Annual elm pruning ban over

From the Sept 28, 2018 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Weekly grains and oilseeds market summary
Funding for wheat research
Sulphur deficient fields wanted

From the Sept 27, 2018 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Farm input price update
More on the analysis of food security and land loss
Clubroot identified southeast of Calgary

From the Sept 26, 2018 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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4-H registration opens October 1, 2018
Analysis of food security and land loss in Alberta
Fall Tree Planting

From the Sept 25, 2018 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Environmental Stewardship Program under Canadian Agricultural Partnership
Weather update
Soil Carbon Measurement workshop

From the Sept 24, 2018 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Weekly livestock market summary
CRSB Certified logo for beef sustainability
Harvest progress

From the Sept 21, 2018 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Weekly grains and oilseeds market summary
Frost and moisture update
Preparing for fall tree planting

From the Sept 20, 2018 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Farm Water Supply Program
Dealing with harvest farm fires
Ghanaian tour of Alberta

From the Sept 19, 2018 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Feeding light bushel weight grain
Preventing fires during harvest
Alberta Milk Awards

From the Sept 18, 2018 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Highlights from the Dairy Cost Study
Feeding light bushel weight grains
Stars of Alberta Volunteer Awards

From the Sept 17, 2018 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Weekly Livestock Market Summary
Dairy Cost Study
Harvest Progress

From the Sept 14, 2018 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary
Comparing expensive feed versus custom feed
Local food demand in Alberta

From the Sept 13, 2018 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Importance of preg checking the cow herd.
The economics of preg checking
Livestock Welfare Engagement Project focus groups

From the Sept 12, 2018 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Testing for nitrates
Beef and cattle prices
Improvements to AgriProfit$
Alberta Wheat Commission looking for directors

From the Sept 11, 2018 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Frost and nitrates
Improvements in AgriProfit$ reports
Fields needed for wheat surveys

From the Sept 10, 2018 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Weekly livestock market summary
Updates to AgriProfit$
Harvest progress and yield estimates

From the Sept 7, 2018 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Weekly grains and oilseeds market summary
Risk Mitigation Program under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership
Triticale research at Lacombe

From the Sept 6, 2018 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Frost and when to swath canola
Creep Feeding
Funding for canola and hemp

From the Sept 5, 2018 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Grazing hay fields
Weaning calves early
Soil erosion workshop and field day

From the Sept 4, 2018 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Economic impact of four strategies to manage feed shortages
Beef Cattle Research Council webinar series
Harvest Progress

 
 
 
 
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