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Organizations: Agriculture and Rural Development

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November 7, 2014

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The Food Safety Guidebook has been developed by Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development to assist you in developing a food safety system. The information can be adapted and modified to meet your facility needs.


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January 1, 2015

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This guide is for small flock, backyard and urban chicken owners. Use this guide as a resource to help you raise your chickens.


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January 1, 2012

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This calculator will not get into the cost of production for any crops or products. It just deals with the "Income" and "Expenses" involved in marketing the products at a farmers' market. The costs listed in this Decisionmaking Tool are based on 2007 values.


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December 1, 2016

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Caraway (Carum carvi L.) is native to Europe, western Asia and northern Africa where people have used it as a spice for thousands of years. Europe continues to be the largest producer and exporter of caraway seed. According to the 2006 Canadian census, the area seeded to caraway in western Canada...


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February 1, 2005

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The first step to a productive perennial forage stand is strong seedling establishment. Before the seeding equipment enters the field, several factors must be considered.


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November 1, 2010

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This Sixth Edition of the Technical Standards and Specifications Manual has been updated to reflect changes to technical standards which have occurred since 2005. This manual is issued in accordance with provisions of Section 2(1) of the Gas Distribution Act and should therefore be considered as...


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January 1, 2012

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This is a Standards manual that has been compiled to reflect the STANDARDS AND CONVENTIONS used in the digital mapping plans produced by the Rural Utilities Division. The manual is intended to provide standards for the 1:20 000 Digital Mapping Plans. These plans are graphic digital files drawn to...


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January 1, 2016

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This survey has been conducted annually, to develop selected statistics for the forage industry. It was conducted in partnership with Agricultural Fieldmen and Agriculture Financial Services Corporation. The survey collected data on greenfeed and silage acreage, yields and production at the...


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January 1, 2016

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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....


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June 1, 2016

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The purpose of the survey is to continue to build upon a historical series of benchmark retail food prices, which have been collected in Edmonton since the early 1970s and in several communities across Alberta since 1996. The data series provide accurate, timely and reliable information on retail...


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January 1, 2017

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This annual factsheet contains information on pulse crop variety performance in Alberta and northeastern British Columbia. Important agronomic characteristics and disease resistance information are provided for varieties of field pea, chickpea, lentil, fababean, dry bean and soybean. Data for...


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January 1, 2017

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C attle producers grow ever increasing amounts of annual crops for feed (silage, green feed and swath grazing). Measuring those crop varieties that produce the highest forage yield becomes increasingly important. Silage is an integral forage source in feedlots across the province and has become...


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January 1, 2017

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This publication provides information on cereal and oilseed variety performance within Alberta and northeastern British Columbia. Important agronomic characteristics are provided in tabular form for varieties of wheat, oat, barley, rye, triticale, flax and canola. The Alberta Regional Variety...


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January 1, 2017

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The Food Safety Sentinel is a quarterly newsletter that targets Alberta Agriculture and Forestry’s provincially licensed meat facilities. The newsletter is a way to get food safety messages information and other topics of interest out to the meat facilities. It also contains upcoming events,...


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October 4, 2013

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The AgriProfit$ Newsletter for Alberta Cattlemen provides Alberta beef producers with timely information, analysis, applied research and commentary on the economics and business management of cow/calf operations. Newsletter articles focus on information and thought-provoking discussions on what...


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December 1, 2016

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Coriander (Coriandrum sativum L.) is an annual herb that belongs to the carrot family (Umbelliferae). The plant is named after koris, the Greek word for bug, as the unripe fruits have a smell that has been compared to that of bedbugs. However, when ripe, the seeds have a distinctive sweet...


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November 1, 2016

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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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January 1, 2016

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Compiled by Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development's Statistics and Data Development Branch, this book contains over 150 tables and figures and is a principal source of statistics on the Alberta agri-food industry. The dynamic trends in the primary agricultural industry as well as those in the...


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January 1, 2014

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The purpose of this business plan is to support the decision of whether finance a land purchase by the daughter in order to retain land previously rented by the family farm business.


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January 1, 2014

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The purpose of this business plan is to support the transition of management responsibilities over time from the father to the son. In this context the plan provides guidelines for implementing the transition along with yardstick for measuring progress to this objective.