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January 1, 2011

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Do you like interacting with the public and hosting them on your farm? Entertainment farming is very weather dependent. People are less likely to come if it is too hot, too cold, or too wet. Be sure your season suits this type of attraction. If the corn isn’t high enough until mid August you’ll...


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January 1, 2011

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Do you like working with children? If so, school tours might work for you. School tours are seasonal, usually occurring in June and September through November depending on location and weather. If you have tractors and wagons, washroom facilities, a seating area, trained staff, etc., for school...


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January 1, 2010

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This resource provides teachers and administrators with information related to the French immersion method.


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June 24, 2014

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This resource provides teachers and administrators with information related to the French immersion method.


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May 1, 2005

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This factsheet provides specialized business information on developing and operating a country vacation enterprise. This information was generated by a group of operators who arrived at a consensus of opinion concerning the investment, bookings, costs and revenues for a start-up, two-room...


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April 1, 2009

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This publication provides you, the surface owner or occupant, with a synopsis of the procedures and regulations you may encounter if an energy company constructs and installs a pipeline on your privately owned or leased land. In recent years, many farmers and ranchers have contacted the Office of...


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April 1, 2009

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This pamphlet provides basic information for landowners and occupants who are involved in negotiations related to surface rights. Negotiating a surface rights agreement can involve many aspects that are specific to your own situation. This pamphlet gives an overview of a complex topic. If you...


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January 1, 2014

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This publication presents farm and farm operator data taken from the 2011 Census of Agriculture, conducted on May 10, 2011. The data is specific to Alberta at the County, Municipality, and Improvement District level, which are equivalent to Census Consolidated Subdivisions.


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September 1, 2013

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Once your Alberta approved farmers' market is open, it is important to evaluate all aspects of the market each season. Look at the market operations from all sides ? market operations, vendors, management, board of directors or advisory committee, the sponsor and consumers. This will help to...


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June 1, 2009

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At a conference of agricultural lenders, the participants were asked for their thoughts on the most important things that farm owners and managers could do to maintain effective relationships with their lenders during periods of hardship. It is important to note that these lenders were fully...


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October 1, 2003

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This factsheet addresses some of the common, and some not-so-common, questions asked by farmers about the legal implications of debt. More detailed information on the laws governing debt is available in the publications Farm Debt: The Legal Implications Including the Personal Property Security...


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January 1, 2014

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Training for Work offers creative alternatives to the traditional full-time classroom setting. Take advantage of opportunities that will maximize your training options and consider how mentoring, volunteering, self-study, short-term courses and on-the-job training will boost your employability....


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July 1, 2004

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Drought impacts grass production and feed availability. This document addresses some of the issues you and your landlord will need to consider when renting pasture or “boarding” your cows.


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April 1, 2012

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CSAs focus on the production of high quality foods for a local community. A great degree of consumer involvement results in a stronger consumer-producer relationship. The process develops a cohesive community willing to fund a whole season’s budget. The more a farm embraces ‘wholefarm,...


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July 1, 2003

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The purpose of the Ag-Succession series of factsheets is to provide an objective overview of the issues and options related to succession planning. This information should not be a substitute for using a lawyer, accountant or financial planner to help you make a thorough assessment of your...


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June 18, 2014

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Alberta Education partners with the following publicly funded school authorities and their partner organizations in providing input into Alberta’s future curriculum for our students.


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January 1, 2008

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The purpose of this factsheet series is to help you understand the key elements needed to manage a business. The factsheets also discuss some of the essential components used to develop a business plan and assess the profitability of a business venture. You are proud of your butter tarts and...


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April 1, 2003

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Using a broker to sell your product is a big step if you’re a small food processor. It’s just one of many distribution channels open to you. A broker is useful when you’re attempting to market a product into a new outlet or region. Be sure your company is in a position to take this step. Then,...


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March 1, 2014

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Maps of Westslope cutthroat trout critical Habitat.


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November 1, 2014

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Restricted Activity Period (RAP) are designed times of the year where in-stream work must be avoided to prevent impacts to fish during sensitive life stages such as migration, spawning, egg incubation, emergence, etc.