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Audience: Farmers

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November 1, 2018

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The purpose of survey is to address some of the data gaps and information needs of the beekeeping industry in Alberta, each year the Statistics and Data Development (SADD) Branch conducts a survey of beekeepers in the province.The survey results along with information from other sources are used...


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July 1, 2018

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The purpose of this fact sheet series is to help producers and processors understand the key elements needed to manage a business. This fact sheet discusses some of the basic components of risk management for farm direct marketing and ag tourism ventures as it relates to liability issues.


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March 1, 2018

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Field Notes is the quarterly e-newsletter of Explore Local. It targets producers who are currently selling or who are interested in selling through local market channels - farmers' markets, u-picks, on-farm retail, community shared agriculture, ag tourism operations with a food component, or...


Views: 125
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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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June 1, 2016

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The owners and occupants of ag tourism ventures may be involved in activities ranging from operating a fruit farm business to offering horseback riding holidays for guests. No matter what the activity, biosecurity precautions are part of the common sense agricultural production management...


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August 1, 2015

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Culinary tourism supports the “farm-to-fork” experience and helps attract visitors to communities across Alberta. Farm-to-fork helps create bonds between producers, build understanding, pride and respect for our agricultural system, and connect urbanites with rural roots. This handbook is...


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January 1, 2013

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This manual represents a comprehensive resource for new and existing Saskatoon berry growers. It delves into the biology of the plant, both from a basic, whole plant level through to a detailed examination of how the plant will respond to practices such as pruning. The process of propagation is...


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January 1, 2011

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Provides information to help farmers determine whether developing a corn maze or similar enterprise is appropriate for their particular situation. Includes information on how to establish and run a corn maze should you decide to go ahead.


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January 1, 2011

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Presents information for agricultural businesses that are considering operating farm tours for schools as part of their business operations.


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January 1, 2009

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Locally grown food is gaining popularity among chefs throughout Alberta. Chefs appreciate the quality and freshness of the foods they can purchase directly from the grower or processor. The biggest obstacles chefs face in purchasing locally grown foods is getting the right products, in the right...