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Organizations: Agriculture and Forestry Publication Type: Fact Sheet

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March 5, 2019

Description

A nutritious food basket is a food-costing tool that is a measure of the cost of healthy eating based on current nutrition recommendations. Nutritious food baskets have been used in Canada for half a century to assess the cost of an adequate diet in both health and social service contexts. The...


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Last Modified

March 5, 2019

Description

Retail prices of more than 50 food items are collected each week at representative stores of the major food chains in Edmonton. The prices are weighted to account for the estimated market share held by each chain as well as the relative importance of each item in the total food-at-home budget....


Views: 98
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January 31, 2019

Description

Consumer Corner is a vehicle to share consumer related information with Alberta’s agriculture and food industry, Department staff, and the public. The articles in this series include information about what consumers are buying and why they are buying it. This information will help people working...


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December 12, 2018

Description

Descriptions of the common pests of greenhouse peppers are followed with a list of the biocontrol agents recommended for control. Pesticides are not discussed.


Views: 88
Last Modified

December 1, 2018

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Collected from a variety of sources, the Statistics and Data Development Section monitors statistical indicators of agri-food activity for Alberta. The Agri-Food Statistics Update is designed to provide users with commentary on current issues, trends and new developments related to agriculture...


Views: 266
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November 2, 2018

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The objective of the crop report is to provide timely information relating to crop production in Alberta during the crop season. The report is compiled from data gathered through surveys on moisture and crop conditions, progress of seeding and harvesting, insect and disease situation, yield...


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October 25, 2018

Description

Effective immediately, each natural gas distributor is now responsible for maintaining their own complete natural gas distribution plans. Rural Utilities Section with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry can no longer be the repository of the rural gas distribution mapping


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September 1, 2018

Description

Plant growth regulators (PGRs) are synthetic compounds that can beneficially modify plant growth and development. These compounds function by altering hormonal activity. In western Canadian cereal crops, PGRs can work to produce shorter stems, reduce lodging and maintain grain yield. Overall,...


Views: 15
Last Modified

September 1, 2018

Description

The severe province-wide drought in the early 2000’s reaffirmed the importance and value of water to rural people across the Canadian prairies. Dry wells and dugouts, crop failures and dust storms were all commonplace. Individually, these measures may not provide the level of drought protection...


Views: 28
Last Modified

July 17, 2018

Description

For dragline or direct-flow manure application systems to reach fields, hoses often have to run in or along a road ditch (right of way) or through existing (or new) culverts to cross roads. To use road right of ways, you need to obtain permission from the responsible jurisdiction, whether it be...