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May 17, 2019

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Provides weekly updates on the conditions and status of crops in Alberta by region. Compiled from data gathered through surveys on moisture and crop conditions, progress of seeding and harvesting, insect and disease situation, yield potential and crop quality, etc., as well as information...


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Last Modified

April 1, 2019

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Presents regional forecasts on the prices, yields, seed and fertilizer costs of various crops in Alberta. Users of this publication should be aware that there is a risk of over- or under-estimating costs and returns based on regional benchmarks and forecasts, and producers are advised not to base...


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Last Modified

March 14, 2019

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The Agri-Food Statistics Update is designed to provide users with commentary on current issues, trends and new developments related to agriculture and the food and beverage processing industries. Collected from a variety of sources, the Statistics and Data Development Unit monitors statistical...


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March 13, 2019

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The tables provide a summary of Canadian and U.S. livestock slaughter by month for the current year, with comparisons to a year ago. Also included is a cumulative year-to-date (YTD) figure, as well as quarterly and annual tabulations. All of this data is available on a monthly basis for the...


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Last Modified

March 5, 2019

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A nutritious food basket is a food-costing tool that is a measure of the cost of healthy eating based on current nutrition recommendations. Nutritious food baskets have been used in Canada for half a century to assess the cost of an adequate diet in both health and social service contexts. The...


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Last Modified

March 5, 2019

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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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Last Modified

March 1, 2019

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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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Last Modified

March 1, 2019

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A nutritious food basket is a food-costing tool that is a measure of the cost of healthy eating based on current nutrition recommendations. The current Edmonton Nutritious Food Basket consists of 67 food items falling into 10 food groups which contribute similar nutrients to the diet. The food...


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Last Modified

March 1, 2019

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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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Last Modified

March 1, 2019

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This brochure presents information about Alberta’s agricultural emission offsets .