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79 results found for: economic development and trade

Organizations: Agriculture and Rural Development (2008-2015) Information Type: publications

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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...


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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...


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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...


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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...


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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...


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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...


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January 1, 2013

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The Economics Branch of Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development (ARD) have been monitoring sugar beet production costs and returns since the early 1970's. This program is a valuable source of information on benchmarks (averages) for sugar beets grown in Alberta. Results from these studies have...


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February 18, 2004

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Technical bulletins research specific areas of interest to provide a better understanding of cropping issues that may affect or influence Alberta producers. They also provide Alberta producers with an additional tool to evaluate business performance along with production, management, and...


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March 1, 2008

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Diversification has become a common word in the agricultural industry, as producers are looking to add value to their business operations and improve their income. Fruit production on the prairies is a diversification option that is gaining interest from new producers to the agricultural...


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December 1, 2015

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The primary value of these reports is to enable producers to gauge their productive, economic and financial performance relative to their peers locally and provincially. Benchmark analysis, comparing to one's own detailed business analysis, is the first critical step in identifying operational...