Agriculture and Food : Call of the Land Podcast
By Alberta Agriculture and Forestry
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Call of the Land is a week-day agricultural radio program produced by Alberta Agriculture and Forestry. Listen to Call of the Land for the latest developments in agricultural technologies, research, production methods, and marketing trends, along with government programs and policies.
||CleanCall of the Land: Apr 28, 2017||AFSC Board of Directors Announced.: Minister Carlier and new board chair Jennifer Wood discuss the role of the board. Albertan Receives National 4-H Award: Caroline Boddy of the Golden Prairie 4-H club at Forestburg has been chosen as the 2016 4-H National Volunteer Leader of the Year. Using CropChoice$.: Emmanuel Laate discusses how producers can use CropChoice$ to give probabilities for achieving margins. Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary: The latest market news with Errol Anderson of ProMarket Communications.||27 4 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCall of the Land: Apr 27, 2017||Minister Carlier has asked AFSC to streamline inspection procedures. The Canadian Grain Commission is proposing to reduce fees for official grain inspection and official grain weighing services effective August 1, 2017. Ted Nibourg says unharvested crops are posing challenges in terms of land rental agreements. Using CropChoice$: Emmanuel Anum Laate discusses how producers can use this advanced crop planning and budgeting software tool to make cropping decisions.||26 4 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCall of the Land: Apr 26, 2017||Canadian Beef Industry Conference: Registration has opened for the second annual Canadian Beef Industry Conference, which will be held in Calgary in August 2017. Factsheet on Organizing Local Food Events: Alberta Agriculture has revised its Organizing Local Food Events in Alberta booklet. Ottawa has announced research projects meant to help in the development and use of clean and sustainable agricultural technologies and practices. Why Seed Treatment?: Harry Brook discusses factors to consider when making the decision on whether to seed treat or not.||25 4 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCall of the Land: Apr 25, 2017||Cluster Farms and Open Farm Days: Wendy Gerbrandt discusses how a regional cluster of farms that was developed last year had great success. Shelterbelt Planning and Design: Steps for proper planning and design of shelterbelts. Unharvested Crops and Volunteer Weeds: Harry Brook says one potential issue producers need to consider before seeding this year is volunteer weeds.||24 4 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCall of the Land: Apr 24, 2017||Nuffield Scholarship: Applications for 2018 Canadian Nuffield Farming Scholarships are due April 30, 2017. Using Animal Unit Month Effectively: Karin Lindquist says the 'animal unit month' is useful to help range and pasture managers calculate suitable stocking rates for pastures. Weekly Livestock Market Summary: The latest livestock market news with Herb Lock of FarmSense Marketing.||23 4 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCall of the Land: Apr 21, 2017||Agri-Processing Conference: Ted Flitton discusses the New Face of Agri-Processing: Growth and Innovation in the New Green Economy conference. Soil Moisture Conditions: Ralph Wright discusses the Easter weekend storm event and what that means for soil moisture conditions. Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary: The latest market news with Errol Anderson of ProMarket Communications.||20 4 2017||Free||View in iTunes|