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07/13/2018 01:23 PM
On the hunt for farmland in the northeast
A new project is aiming to create a database of available agricultural property in the Cochrane District in an effort to get more land back into production. Dubbed the Private Agricultural Land Assembly Project, the two-year initiative is being spearheaded by the Northeast Community Network (NeCN), a regional, non-profit group focused on economic development, including agriculture.
07/13/2018 11:36 AM
Irrigation Water Quality and Mitigating Food Safety Risks
Irrigation water can contain pathogens, microorganisms that cause illness or death in humans. Every time contaminated water comes in direct contact with fruit or vegetables, there is a risk that these pathogens may be transferred to the produce.
07/13/2018 10:11 AM
Pulse Crop Walks
Alberta Agriculture and Forestry (AF) is hosting a couple of pulse crop walks in the Vegreville and Barrhead areas. Christy Hoy, research agrologist, pulse crops, with AF, joins us on the line with the details.
07/13/2018 10:10 AM
Environmental Stewardship Award
A reminder that Sunday, July 15 is the deadline for nominations for the Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) 2019 Environmental Stewardship Award.
07/13/2018 10:09 AM
Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary
First off today, as we do every Friday, we get an update on the grains and oilseeds markets. Joining us on the line is Errol Anderson of ProMarket Communications in Calgary.
07/13/2018 10:02 AM
Apply Today for the Pork Checkoff Agricultural Marketing Fellowship
The National Pork Board announces the opening of the application period for the new Agricultural Marketing Fellowship. Students who are accepted for full-time enrollment in a graduate/professional school program for the 2018-2019 academic year are encouraged to apply.
07/13/2018 05:01 AM
How to combat white mould
OMAFRA soybean specialist shares a comprehensive strategy to address the disease