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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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Recent Articles from 'Call of the Land'

 
  From the Aug 30, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Wet Harvest Conditions and Swathing Canola
Harvest Safety
Companies Invited to Canada Food Expo Japan and Korea 2016
Barriers to Rural Alberta Women Entrepreneurs

From the Aug 29, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Livestock Market Summary
Frost and Swathing Canola
Crop Conditions and Harvest Update

From the Aug 26, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
When to Swath Canola
Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary
Management of Late Blight in Tomatoes

From the Aug 25, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Management of Late Blight in Potatoes and Tomatoes
Open Farm Days a Big Success
Upcoming Webinar Series

From the Aug 24, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Storing Crops Safely
Canola Crush Margins
Crop Production Estimates

From the Aug 23, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Harvesting Peas and Cereals
Agritourism and Farm Direct Marketing Bus Tour
Funding for Irrigation Districts
Obsolete Pesticide Disposal Sites to Return this Fall

From the Aug 22, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Livestock Market Summary
Agriculture Statistics Factsheet
Crop Report and Harvest Progress

From the Aug 19, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary
Healthy and Enhanced Meat Research Program Needs Assessment
Evaluating the Beef Cattle Check-Off

From the Aug 18, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Creep Feeding Calves
Healthy and Enhanced Meat Research Program
Wildlife and Woodlot Management

From the Aug 17, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Pre-harvest Application of Pesticides Issues
Licensing Proposals for Producer Railway Loading Facilities, Agents and Feed Mills
Open Farm Day Events

From the Aug 16, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
The Economics of Milk Production Report
Open Farm Days this Weekend
Alberta Canola Producers Commission Looking for Directors

From the Aug 15, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Weekly Livestock Market Summary
Farming Smarter Open Farm Day
Crop Report

From the Aug 12, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary
Consumer Groups and Food Choices
Canada Eurasia Agribusiness Forum a Success

From the Aug 11, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Health, Wellness, and Purchasing Behaviours
Never Stop Learning
Empty Container Recycling Program

From the Aug 10, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
The Redwater Decision
Alberta at Expo ANTAD in Mexico
Weed Seedling Guide

From the Aug 9, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Harvesting Lentils
Open Farm Days
Soil Field Schools

From the Aug 8, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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AgriProfit$
Crop Report
Verified Beef Production Plus Audit Process

From the Aug 5, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary
Generational Differences and Food Demand
Verified Beef Production Plus

From the Aug 4, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Insect Update
Protecting Against Orphan Wells
ARECA and Blackleg

From the Aug 3, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Outdoor Hay Storage
HortSnacks in the Field - Strawberry Varieties
SIAL Paris Exhibition

From the Aug 2, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Storing Tough Hay or Hay in a Shed
Crop Conditions
Implications of New Wheat Classes.
Centennial Celebrations

From the July 29, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary
Changes in the Grain Industry
Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions Approves Millions in Funding
ALUS (Alternative Land Use Services) Canada Update

From the July 28, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Insect Update
Research Plot Tour
Battle River Research Group Field Day

From the July 27, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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Salvaging Hail Damaged Crops
Regional Variety Trials
ALUS - Alternative Land Use Services Projects

From the July 26, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Farm Families Honoured in Fairview
Understanding Terms like Insolvency and Receivership
Disease Plot Hop
Advanced Agronomic Practices Crop Tour

From the July 25, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Livestock Market Summary
Agriculture Ministers Wrap Up Meetings in Calgary
Crop Conditions

From the July 22, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary
What to Do with Hay that Won't Dry
High Legume Pasture Project

From the July 21, 2016 Broadcast of Call of the Land
Complete Broadcast
Insect Update
When Hay Won't Dry
Pulses at the Lacombe Field Day

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

 
 
 
 
Last Reviewed/Revised on June 7, 2016.