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85 results found for: economic development and trade

Organizations: Agriculture and Rural Development (2008-2015)

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October 1, 2012

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The primary value of these reports is to enable producers to gauge their productive, economic and financial performance relative to their peers locally and provincially. Benchmark analysis, comparing to one's own detailed business analysis, is the first critical step in identifying operational...


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December 1, 2015

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The primary value of these reports is to enable producers to gauge their productive, economic and financial performance relative to their peers locally and provincially. Benchmark analysis, comparing to one's own detailed business analysis, is the first critical step in identifying operational...


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December 15, 2010

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The purpose of this trip was to promote the dynamic agricultural sector of the New West Partnership region, gain insights on emerging opportunities and constraints to growing trade, and to undertake advocacy and advance Alberta’s trade and investment interests.


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January 1, 2013

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The purpose of this fact sheet is to introduce producers to the food service industry and the needs of their buyers. It outlines the elements for creating successful business relationships.


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September 21, 2015

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This booklet highlights sections of pertinent legislation that applies to the production, processing and sale of meat and meat products regardless of where and how they are sold. It is intended for all those who sell food products directly to consumers at a farmers’ market, roadside stand, farm...


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June 1, 2013

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This fact sheet outlines some common challenges and provides resources to help farmers better determine their readiness to sell to schools and institutions. This market channel may be of greater interest to commodity producers than farm direct operators as profit margins are typically less than...


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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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October 1, 2008

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Optimum crop production depends on inputs of commercial fertilizer and herbicides. Today's technology-based agricultural practices have had a huge effect on increased food production across the prairies. Generally, the economic effects of increased production have been very positive; however, the...


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January 1, 2013

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Attracting population to small rural communities can be a challenge as most people prefer to settle in larger cities where the draw of family, friends, ethnic networks and jobs is strong. However, rural communities can attract and retain population by promoting the benefits of living and working...


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December 7, 2009

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The purpose of this travel was to promote the high quality attributes of Alberta agriculture and agri-food products, gain market insight, support Alberta industry presence at the Canada Food Expo, and advocate for enhanced market access for Canadian beef and beef products.