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Organizations: Agriculture and Forestry

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November 14, 2008

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Field scouting is the regular examination of fields in a prescribed fashion to measure pest levels. To properly scout for pests, you must know where they live, what they look like, and how to find and count them. This information is provided in the sections on specific pests. A combination of...


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January 1, 2008

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Over the years, many cost-conscious cow/calf producers across western Canada have recognized the potential for chaff residues to help reduce the winter feeding costs in mixed farm operations. Chaff that has often been considered a nuisance on the grain side of a mixed farm can prove to be a...


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December 1, 2007

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Before making management decisions about feeding beef cattle and calves, producers need to answer the following questions: How much feed is available on the farm? What is the quality of the feed? What is the cost of purchasing feed and supplements? Do the cows need to gain weight during the...


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June 12, 2007

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The Agri-Food Statistics Update is designed to provide users with commentary on current issues, trends and new developments related to agriculture and the food and beverage processing industries. Collected from a variety of sources, the Statistics and Data Development Unit monitors statistical...


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May 21, 2001

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Farmers in Alberta use a number of pesticides which, if used improperly or under the wrong conditions, can cause bee losses. This publication provides information enabling the commercial applicator, farmer and beekeeper to make sound decisions on the safe use of pesticides where bees are at risk.


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January 1, 1993

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Soil productivity is an important concern for farmers. Green manuring is gaining popularity as a method that successfully improves soil productivity. Green manuring involves growing a crop, that will be worked into the soil later. The addition of organic material improves soil tilth. At the same...