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404 results found for: "Agriculture, Food, and Rural Development (1992-2006)"

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June 14, 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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June 1, 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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June 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. 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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June 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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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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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

February 1, 2019

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Since 1976, Alberta Agriculture has carried out 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 Section. Periodically, a comprehensive review of the survey is...


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February 1, 2019

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Also known as the "Blue Book," this publictaion is a comprehensive, up-to-date guide for the selection and application of chemicals to protect crops. It features current information and includes full indexes and easy-to-use charts and tables. Pesticides are grouped into four main sections:...


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January 4, 2019

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This publication describes cost-effective ways to maintain successful crop production while protecting soil and water quality.


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Last Modified

January 1, 2019

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This publication provides information on cereal and oilseed variety performance within Alberta and northeastern British Columbia. Important agronomic characteristics are provided in tabular form for varieties of wheat, oat, barley, rye, triticale, flax and canola. Test results and updated tables...