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144 results found for: economic development and trade

Audience: Farmers

Views: 107
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November 1, 2014

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The Government of Alberta, seeking ways to ensure the province’s rural economy continues to flourish, created a Rural Economic Development Task Force in early 2014. This action plan, a result of the task force’s work, outlines the steps that governments, industries, businesses and communities can...


Views: 100
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June 1, 2008

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The typical simple payback for a biogas plant may be about seven years as long as the existing government incentive program is available and biogas energy is produced continuously without interruption except for scheduled regular maintenance. Some experiences in North America show that biogas...


Views: 154
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December 1, 2017

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Provides detailed information on the economics of beekeeping in Alberta, specifically for honey production and pollination during the 2011 production year. Information presented in this report can be used for several purposes including preparation of feasibility studies, program evaluation and...


Views: 70
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November 1, 2015

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This report is an economic assessment of the potential impact to Alberta farmers if Clubroot continues to spread. Three scenarios are developed: a baseline scenario that assumes Clubroot does not become an issue, and two scenarios that model potential Clubroot outbreaks due to shorter rotations....


Views: 13
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January 1, 2014

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Many economic thresholds for insects attacking oilseed crops currently in use are nominal (i.e. unsupported by research). Some economic thresholds have been developed for major pests attacking crops in Western Canada. The following data have been compiled from various sources, including the...


Views: 10
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January 30, 2009

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An economic analysis of north and central Alberta beef operations has yielded significant insights regarding the durability of the industry over the past 10 years and opportunities for profit driven change. Key drivers supporting the “economics of change” are farm level financial strengths and...


Views: 13
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April 1, 2001

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Reports on research conducted to determine if using grain precleaners makes economic sense? Results show that using grain precleaners to improve the grade of grain they are shipping does provide a positive economic benefit. However, there is a net economic disadvantage to using the precleaner to...


Views: 230
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October 1, 2018

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The report details the blended or weighted average data from growers who provided their information. The report can assist growers in making profitable management decisions. In addition, it serves as a guide to government when developing and evaluating programs and policies for industry. New...


Views: 19
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January 1, 2015

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The Workforce Development Initiative assists Alberta-based agri-industry clients to: Assess and adopt technologies and automation to increase worker productivity; Retain workers and reduce worker turnover; Recruit workers within Canada and internationally; and Improve the economic viability of...


Views: 230
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August 1, 2018

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Tracks the costs and returns information on milk production in Alberta and serves as a valuable benchmarking tool for dairy producers as well as other dairy industry partners.