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: Mar 05, 2015||ALMA-funded Projects: Dwayne Beaton of SunGold Specialty Meats discusses the difference a new lamb kill floor will make. Grain Transportation and Oat Growers: Art Enns discusses how oat growers were hit from grain transportation issues and the importance of new markets. Leading Edge Farm Management Series: Joel Bokenfohr has details of this series, which starts March 24 in Grande Prairie.||4 3 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Call of the Land: Mar 04, 2015||Canadian Grain Commission Consultations: The commission has begun consultations on modernizing wheat classes and licensing feed mills. India and Pulse Crops: Chuck Penner explains how what happens in India affects markets and crops here. Variety Registration Review Process: Erin Armstrong has details on the process and when a new system could be in place.||3 3 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Call of the Land: Mar 03, 2015||New Farm Implement and Dealership Act: Jeana Les has highlights of the new act. Understanding Wheat Basis Levels: Neil Blue discusses how basis levels are calculated, the effect of the weaker Canadian dollar, and how grain buyers quote wheat basis levels. Variety Registration System under Review: Erin Armstrong discusses why the variety registration system is being reviewed.||2 3 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Call of the Land: Mar 02, 2015||Agriculture Job Fair in Edmonton: Al Dooley has details on the March 5 job fair in Edmonton. Alberta Forage Industry Network's AGM: Lyndon Mansell has highlights of the March 12 AGM in Olds. Weekly Livestock Markets Update: The latest livestock market news with Herb Lock of FarmSense Marketing.||1 3 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Call of the Land: Feb 27, 2015||Canadian Ag Literacy Week: Karen Carle discusses the importance of the week and a new resource for elementary students. Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Markets: Errol Anderson has market highlights from the past week. Winter Calving Practices: Karin Schmid discusses some tips producers should be aware of, starting with shelter.||26 2 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Call of the Land: Feb 26, 2015||ARECA Research Projects: Janette McDonald highlights the wide range of research projects ARECA is involved with in 2015. Northlands Receives a Century Award: Heather Shewchuk, director of agriculture at Northlands, talks about having an ag society in an urban setting. Social Licence in Agriculture Conference: Sean Royer explains what social licence is and has details of the March conference in Leduc.||25 2 2015||Free||View In iTunes|