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Organizations: Agriculture, Food, and Rural Development (1992-2006) Audience: Farmers

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June 1, 2004

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Integrated weed management (IWM) is a sustainable cost-effective approach to weed control that is constantly evolving. The approach combines many agronomic principles to favor crop competitiveness, create diversity in cropping patterns and prevents the introduction of new weed species. Using IWM...


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April 1, 2003

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Ag-Alternatives is a series of fact sheets designed to help you evaluate the feasibility of a new agricultural or rural based business. This fact sheet is intended to help identify and think about any production-related requirements of a new enterprise or product that you want to develop on your...


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February 27, 2004

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This AgriProfit$ bulletin reviews relevant economic drivers related to beef production in northern Alberta. It enables producers to make better decisions regarding beef production opportunities in the Alberta Peace Region


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April 1, 2003

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Food brokers sell and market products. If you need a way to get your product into a new market or if your goal is to have your sauce on the shelves of a major supermarket chain in Western Canada, then hiring a broker might be right for you. This fact sheet tells you what a broker does, what the...


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January 1, 1991

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The warble is a major economic pest of cattle in Alberta. Warble grubs, which are the larval stage of the "heelfly," spend over nine months in cattle as internal parasites. During this period they damage the meat and hide of infested animals and are responsible for reduced milk production in...


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January 4, 2004

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Perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.), also known as English ryegrass, is one of the most important forage and turf grasses in the world. It is particularly well suited as a pasture grass because it grows quickly, is high yielding and produces high-quality palatable forage. It can also be...


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January 1, 2002

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The publication"Irrigation in Alberta"provides an overview of irrigation development in the province, from the late 1800s through to its emergence into the 21st century. The distribution of the irrigation area primarily involves the 13 irrigation districts in southern Alberta (approximately...


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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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January 1, 1993

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Black flies, which number about 100 species in Canada, occur in varying abundance in all parts of the country. Adult females feed on blood, causing irritation and discomfort to humans, domestic and wild mammals and birds. Apart from the annoyance and discomfort, black flies cause economic losses...


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November 1, 2001

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The intent of this document is to provide a compilation of key basic information elements (industry structure, markets, costing, competitor profiles, domestic and international issues review), supplemented by insights and analysis of their influence and impact on the primary Alberta beef...