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Organizations: Agriculture and Rural Development (2008-2015) Information Type: publications Formats: PDF Tags: field crops

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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 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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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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November 1, 2012

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The objective of the Alberta Fusarium graminearum Management Plan is to limit the introduction, escalation, spread and economic impact of F. Graminearum in Alberta


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August 1, 2008

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Crop residues - straw plus chaff - are the byproducts of harvesting annual grain crops. Retaining crop residues on a field improves or maintains soil quality and moisture. The economic value of retaining or removing crop residues from the field depends on the following: present level of soil...


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December 1, 2016

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Caraway is native to Europe, western Asia and northern Africa where people have used it as a spice for thousands of years. This fact sheet provides an overview of the properties and uses of caraway. Other topics covered include: growing caraway, including tips on seeding, fertilization, harvest...


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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...


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June 1, 2009

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Of all the crops seeded on the prairies, field peas are often said to be the most easily adapted to direct seeding. For this reason, a large percentage of the pea acreage is direct seeded. Whether in a direct or conventional seeding system, the field pea crop requires close observation for...


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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...


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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...