Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development

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  • Ag for Life Invests $65K in Support of Rural and Farm Safety Programming

    Ag for Life Invests $65K in Support of Rural and Farm Safety Programming

    In its commitment to enhancing rural and farm safety efforts in the province of Alberta, Agriculture for Life has announced an investment of $65,000 over the next three years towards the Ag for Life Learning Corral and Barnyard and Boots Farm Safety ...

  • Managing Late Blight of Potatoes and Tomatoes

    Managing Late Blight of Potatoes and Tomatoes

    Late blight is one of the most serious diseases of potatoes and tomatoes worldwide, resulting in significant yield and quality losses annually. In Alberta, late blight occurs infrequently, but can have devastating impacts in the years when it ...

  • Cereal Staging Guide

    Cereal Staging Guide

    There is a new resource available to help growers and agronomists with staging, which is the crucial task of applying certain products at the correct time. “Accurate crop staging is essential for products like in-crop urea ammonium nitrate, ...

  • Crop Protection 2014 Update available through Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development

    Crop Protection 2014 Update available through Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development

    One of the most widely requested publications available through Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development is the Crop Protection book, also known as the “Blue Book.” This publication is updated annually and provides the most ...

  • 2014 Summer Farm Employment Program

    2014 Summer Farm Employment Program

    If full time farmers are thinking about hiring a student for summer employment, now is the time to apply. Once again, Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development will be offering the Summer Farm Employment Program. This program gives Alberta’s ...

  • New Price Insurance Product for Western Livestock Producers

    New Price Insurance Product for Western Livestock Producers

    An innovative new livestock price insurance program will be available this spring to help cattle and hog producers in Western provinces manage price risks faced by the industry. Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, Saskatchewan Agriculture ...