Agriculture and Food : Call of the Land Podcast
By Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development
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Call of the Land is a week-day agricultural radio program produced by Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. 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.
||Call of the Land: Apr 16, 2014||2014 Pulse Acreage Expected to Increase: Chuck Penner expects acreage to increase for all pulse crops--peas, lentils, chickpeas and beans. Ryan Dykstra has details on this program and how it benefits both producers and consumers. Canola Meal in Grow Finish Pig Diets: Miranda Smit discusses why research into grow finish pig diets is changing.||15 4 14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Call of the Land: Apr 15, 2014||Accessing Capital: Rick Dehod discusses the importance of developing a strong credit personality and relationship with lenders. CropChoice$ Released for 2014: Jason Wood highlights how producers can use and benefit from using this software-based crop budgeting tool. Scouting for Cutworms: Jennifer Otani discusses how and when to scout for cutworms.||14 4 14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Call of the Land: Apr 14, 2014||Anaplasmosis Status Change: Anaplasmosis is now listed as an immediately notifiable disease. CAP needs more volunteers in the Calgary area or they won't be able to deliver the program. Weekly Livestock Market Summary: The latest livestock market news with Herb Lock of FarmSense Marketing.||13 4 14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Call of the Land: Apr 11, 2014||Blue Book Now Available as Free Download: Gerard Vaillancourt discusses the crop protection manual and its free version. The Young Farm Worker Safety Training Day: Henry Czarnota discusses what students can expect. Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary: Errol Anderson of Pro Market Communications in Calgary gives his weekly report.||10 4 14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Call of the Land: Apr 10, 2014||The Agriculture and Food Council (AFC) officially began offering services to help strengthen the industry this month. Feed Markets Update: Charlie Pearson looks at the international and Alberta feed markets. Twitter and its Relevance: Dustin Morton, commercial horticulture specialist, discusses the relevance of Twitter.||9 4 14||Free||View In iTunes|