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Organizations: Agriculture and Rural Development (2008-2015)

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January 1, 2013

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The purpose of this fact sheet is to introduce producers to the food service industry and the needs of their buyers. It outlines the elements for creating successful business relationships.


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September 21, 2015

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This booklet highlights sections of pertinent legislation that applies to the production, processing and sale of meat and meat products regardless of where and how they are sold. It is intended for all those who sell food products directly to consumers at a farmers’ market, roadside stand, farm...


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June 1, 2013

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This fact sheet outlines some common challenges and provides resources to help farmers better determine their readiness to sell to schools and institutions. This market channel may be of greater interest to commodity producers than farm direct operators as profit margins are typically less than...


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April 1, 2013

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Winter pea and winter lentil can be profitable options to include in southern Alberta crop rotations. When grown in the appropriate area using the proper variety and agronomic practices, winter pea and lentil can yield up to 39 per cent more than spring types, making it an agronomically and...


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October 1, 2008

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Optimum crop production depends on inputs of commercial fertilizer and herbicides. Today's technology-based agricultural practices have had a huge effect on increased food production across the prairies. Generally, the economic effects of increased production have been very positive; however, the...


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January 1, 2013

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Attracting population to small rural communities can be a challenge as most people prefer to settle in larger cities where the draw of family, friends, ethnic networks and jobs is strong. However, rural communities can attract and retain population by promoting the benefits of living and working...


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December 7, 2009

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The purpose of this travel was to promote the high quality attributes of Alberta agriculture and agri-food products, gain market insight, support Alberta industry presence at the Canada Food Expo, and advocate for enhanced market access for Canadian beef and beef products.


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July 11, 2013

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This mission, led by Minister Olson included Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development veterinarians and specialists in the areas of livestock feeding regimes and Canada-Kazakhstan trade relations, as well as representatives of Alberta’s agriculture industry, coordinated government and industry...


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September 5, 2008

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The purpose of this trip was to press Alberta’s trade interests and priorities in the World Trade Organization negotiations through discussions and meetings with Canada’s agriculture and trade ministers, ambassadors/representatives of key WTO member countries, and WTO officials during the WTO...


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January 1, 2014

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This manual provides a comprehensive resource and reference tool for both new and experienced producers a all scales of commercial vegetable production on the Prairies.