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Audience: Farmers

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May 1, 2017

Description

The tables provide a summary of Canadian and U.S. livestock slaughter by month for the current year, with comparisons to a year ago. Also included is a cumulative year-to-date (YTD) figure, as well as quarterly and annual tabulations. All of this data is available on a monthly basis for the...


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February 1, 2017

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This discussion paper examines the traits that make agribusinesses successful, and then applies those principles to the custom feedlot business. Time is spent discussing the need for a basic business plan, complete with a financial analysis section. The financial analysis is then taken one step...


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June 22, 2017

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The Agricultural Moisture Situation Update is developed by the drought modelling team and published frequently as appropriate during the growing season and less frequently during winter months.

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June 23, 2017

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Provides weekly updated on market prices and sales affecting Alberta crops.


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June 23, 2017

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Presents weekly livestock market review about cattle slaughter, Canadian cattle grades, Canadian cattle classes, cattle futures, cattle indicators, average carcass wt, cattle prices (canfax), open market , prelim live animal trade, beef wholesale prices, us boxed beef cutout, hog slaughter, hog...


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June 23, 2017

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abbreviated report of Crop conditions around the province. Accompanied by an annual supplementary report, with title: Crop season in review. Accompanied by a supplementary report, with title: Greenfield and silage production survey results.


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June 1, 2017

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Food News provides Alberta's agri-food industry with current events and programs to support its growth and help with diversification, competitiveness, and market readiness. Food News is compiled by Development Officers in the Crop Extension Branch and distributed with support from the Processing...


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January 1, 2013

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The 20102 report is the third tracking study in the series, monitoring two of the original markets - farmers' markets and farm retail - and establishing baselines for two new ones - restaurants chosen because they serve food made from Alberta ingredients and community supported agriculture or...


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January 1, 2013

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The 20102 report is the third tracking study in the series, monitoring two of the original markets - farmers' markets and farm retail - and establishing baselines for two new ones - restaurants chosen because they serve food made from Alberta ingredients and community supported agriculture or...


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June 20, 2017

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Degree Days are a measurement of heat accumulation. For the purpose of this report, Degree Days are calculated by subtracting the threshold temperature for West Nile Virus development (14.3 degrees celcius) from the daily mean temperature. Calculating the cumulative Degree Days over a season can...


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December 1, 2014

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This manual is written with a twofold purpose. First, it is a learning tool designed to provide information that is necessary for those who are interested in becoming Qualification Certificate (QC) holders. Questions on the QC examination are based on the review questions at the end of each...


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March 24, 2017

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his publication can assist producers at several levels: considering a hemp enterprise; new entrants to hemp; expanding their hemp enterprise to make informed decisions regarding crop production, handling and risk management.


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May 1, 2017

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Since 1976, Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development, Statistics and Data Development Branch has conducted a monthly survey of prices for selected Alberta farm inputs. The prices are collected by the Alberta Federation of Agriculture in partnership with the Statistics and Data Development...


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January 1, 2015

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Grain storage considerations are expensive decisions for farms to make. Deciding on which storage option to select can be complicated and dependent on the needs of the individual operation. With some planning and research, the right storage option can be selected for the operation.


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December 29, 2008

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Represents the findings of a public fatality inquiry into the death of Kevan Chandler, including determination of the date, time, place and circumstances of the death. Also includes recommendations on how to prevent similar incidents which led to the death under investigation. See the usage...


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June 9, 2017

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Since 1975 Alberta Agriculture & Rural Development has annually surveyed custom rates and rental rates to provide information to farmers and custom operators. This publication presents a summary of custom work and rental rates. These rates are only intended as a guide. They are not to be...


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May 26, 2017

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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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June 6, 2017

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Concordance file showing which Census Subdivision a particular Township land parcel is in. Also has geo-coordinate for CSD centre. For general use purposes, as some inaccuracies may exist.


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June 1, 2017

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Hort Snacks is a monthly newsletter targeted at horticulture crop producers and related industry. It contains timely articles and topics related to all aspects of horticulture crop production operations, including production, business and marketing. Upcoming conferences and workshops (regional,...


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April 1, 2016

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Includes regular updates on what's happening in the Working Well program