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Large amounts of snow and below average temperatures in the winter do not necessarily mean a slower start to the wildfire season.

Following basis can give clues of what is happening in the market and provide pricing opportunity.

Record-breaking fertilizer pricing is expected to continue throughout the winter and spring months of 2022.

Factors to consider when selecting the time for manure or compost application, high crop prices offsetting low crop yields and participate in SIAL Canada.

Cut your own Christmas tree, firewood and more for free from designated Crown land areas.

Books could be perfect gifts for someone in commercial production.

Enrolment is now open for the Dairy Cost Study program and gift ideas for farmers and ranchers.

Articles about cattle prices, crop usage, awards for agricultural societies and gifts for gardening enthusiasts.

More than 12,000 Albertans visited over 100 farms and ranches at Open Farm Days.

Natural gas prices, nutrient sources to optimize manure or compost use efficiency, and smart winter burning practices to reduce fires.

Articles on protecting canola in storage and reducing food loss and waste in retail and food service.

COVID-19 has accelerated the uptake of online food shopping and 2021 live U.S. cattle imports continue at a record pace.

The Economic Impact of Alberta’s Sugar Beet Industry study shows the industry contributes almost $250 million to Alberta’s economy annually.

Marketing alternatives for canola and new Canadian Agricultural Partnership program supports the adoption of innovative technology.

Program supports the enhancement of agricultural water management for continued growth and long-term success of the agriculture industry.

The province launches the online Alberta Forest Pest Diagnostic System to help landowners identify and manage a range of forest health issues.

Factors to consider when selecting fields for manure or compost application, lamb prices trading above 2020 levels and the Harvest Sample Program.

Alberta retail prices for nitrogen fertilizer have been steadily increasing so far in 2021.

COVID-19 is not a food crisis but the pandemic has significant consequences for the food supply chain.

Calculating breakeven prices for cattle, dealing with crop contracts and monitoring manure storages during dry conditions.

Articles on the costs and returns of producing milk in Alberta and how COVID-19 has affected food service trends in 2021.

Dry conditions forcing producers to market cattle ahead of schedule, and sources to consider for finding winter feed.

Finding one of Alberta’s 150 approved farmers’ markets is now easier through mobile app and website.

Articles on the condition of the spring wheat crop, cattle imports and exports and the Century Farm and Ranch Award.

New Canadian Agricultural Partnership program launched.

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