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Audience: Farmers

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July 30, 2012

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AgriProfit$ cost and returns profiles give an insight into the productive and economic performance of Alberta cereal, oilseed, forage and grazing crops, reported by soil or grass-type zone. These benchmark include field observations from the period 2008 to 2010. Averaging over a three-year span...


Views: 11
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July 30, 2012

Description

AgriProfit$ cost and returns profiles give an insight into the productive and economic performance of Alberta cereal, oilseed, forage and grazing crops, reported by soil or grass-type zone. These benchmark include field observations from the period 2008 to 2010. Averaging over a three-year span...


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February 1, 2012

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The Farm Safety Advisory Council has developed recommendations under four areas that are the highest priority for immediate action. When identifying the priority focus areas, the Advisory Council considered what would have the most impact on farm safety in Alberta. The Advisory Council reviewed...


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January 1, 2012

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The desire by some consumers to buy locally grown food, rather than food that has been transported across a continent or part way around the world, has helped increase consumer interest in farmers’ markets. This booklet is intended to help farmers who are interested in participating in a farmers’...


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December 1, 2010

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Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development (ARD) is committed to the long term success of approved farmers’ markets in Alberta. One of the ways this can be achieved is through increasing the level of skill and knowledge of the agri-preneurs who choose to sell at farmers’ markets. The purpose of...


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October 1, 2010

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Boar taint is an unpleasant odour and taste discernible when cooking and eating pork from sexually maturing male pigs. An unpleasant experience with boar taint once can cause consumers to reject pork in the future. This fact sheet presents information on how to control Boar Taint in Pork.


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September 9, 2009

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Broad-based dry conditions pinch cow/calf producers from two sides: 1) Grazing days fall short of expectations. 2) On-farm and regional feed supplies are diminished, which increases short term costs. Typically, the first reaction to a shortened grazing season is to purchase higher priced feeds in...


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August 14, 2007

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This three page plan was developed by the ministry looking after Agriculture in 2006 as a plan to encourage the development of bioenergy in Alberta by using grants and incentive programs. The program implementation was managed by Alberta Energy.


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January 1, 2002

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Pre-cooling is the key component in the preservation of quality for perishable fresh produce in post-harvest systems. Pre-cooling is also very closely linked to the other operations such as handling and storage. The practice of pre-cooling fruits and vegetables after harvest has existed for many...


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April 1, 1999

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Echinacea (Echinacea spp.) has recently become one of the most common and highly valued medicinal plants on the Canadian Prairies. The cultivated acreage of echinacea is increasing steadily because of the high value and strong demand for this crop worldwide. There are several commercial plantings...