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Topics: Agriculture

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February 1, 2018

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Annual profiles of Alberta's agriculture industries. Information and statistics on demographics, wages and employment trends and outlook are included.


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January 1, 2018

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Cattle producers grow ever increasing amounts of annual crops for feed (silage, green feed and swath grazing). Measuring those crop varieties that produce the highest forage yield becomes increasingly important. Silage is an integral forage source in feedlots across the province and has become...


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January 1, 2018

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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...


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February 9, 2018

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Presents weekly livestock market review about cattle slaughter, Canadian cattle grades, Canadian cattle classes, cattle futures, cattle indicators, average carcass wt, cattle prices (canfax), open market , prelim live animal trade, beef wholesale prices, us boxed beef cutout, hog slaughter, hog...


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February 16, 2018

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Provides weekly updated on market prices and sales affecting Alberta crops.


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December 4, 2017

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The data represents the annual total precipitation in Alberta over the 30-year period from 1971 to 2000. A 30-year period is used to describe the present climate since it is enough time to filter our short-term fluctuations but is not dominated by any long-term trend in the climate. Annual total...


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December 4, 2017

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The data represents the annual solar radiation in Alberta over the 30-year period from 1971 to 2000. A 30-year period is use to describe the present climate since it is enough time to filter out short-term fluctuation by is not dominated by any long-term trend in the climate. Daily total incoming...


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December 4, 2017

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This map displays an assessment of soil erosion risk for the agricultural area of Alberta. Loss of protective residue cover through cultivation will increase the potential risk of soil erosion. The vulnerability of the soil to erosion combined with the intensity of cultivation determines the...


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December 4, 2017

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This map displays the distribution of organic soils in the agricultural region of Alberta. Organic soils consist of layers of material with greater than 30 percent organic matter and a total thickness of greater than 40 cm. Organic soils are generally saturated with water for most of the year...


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December 4, 2017

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This map displays the percentage of organic matter in the surface layer of cultivated soils in the agricultural region of Alberta. Soil organic matter (SOM) is derived primarily from the decomposition of plant biomass. SOM improves both the physical and chemical properties of soil and has...