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Organizations: Agriculture and Rural Development

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January 1, 2012

Description

This is a tool to show the makers of healthy food products how to let their customers know about the healthfulness of their products. This is not a resource for consumers. It is meant to assist small- and medium-sized enterprises, producers and commodity associations without dedicated...


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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

Description

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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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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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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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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November 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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August 1, 2014

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In recent years, corn production in Alberta has been expanding, reaching 40,000 seeded acres in 2014. There are several factors underlying this expansion and this report’s intention is to examine these factors, discuss the future potential for this crop in Alberta and make comparisons to the...


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January 1, 2011

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This program was developed by rural municipalities and Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development, it's a voluntary weed free hay inspection and certification program.


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December 1, 2008

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A reliable, constant supply of good quality water is an essential part of any livestock enterprise. Automatic waterers are standard equipment on most farms because of their convenience and efficiency. They consist of an insulated base and a heated bowl that automatically fills with water from a...


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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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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 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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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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January 1, 2017

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A catalogue of all current Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development resources, factsheets and books.


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March 1, 2017

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This document has been created by the Explore Local Initiative to help event organizers plan a local food event. It includes reasons to choose local and it explains a variety of formats for presenting local foods to guests. It also discusses the challenges of sourcing the best ingredients and...


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October 1, 2014

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The purpose of this report is to provide background information and to encourage discussion on the topic of soybeans expansion in Alberta


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January 1, 2014

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This annual report of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development contains the Minister's accountability statement, the audited consolidated financial statements of the Ministry and a comparison of actual performance results to desired results set out in the Ministry business plan. This...


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December 31, 2016

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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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Last Modified

March 1, 2017

Description

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,...