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This week in Alberta agriculture.

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Published each Monday, Agri-News covers the latest on all things agriculture in Alberta. Find news on livestock, crops and markets, research, food and beverage production, and programs and events. Information published in this newsletter is intended for redistribution – feel free to share! If you reproduce articles, please mention the source.

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Wilted diseased leaves on American elm tree
March 28, 2022 issue
To prevent the spread of Dutch elm disease, burn, bury or chip properly pruned elm wood and elm firewood by March 31.
Cattle in field
March 21, 2022 issue
The 2016-20 economic, productive and financial performance of Alberta cow/calf operations benchmark report is now available.
Man in field
March 21, 2022 issue
With prices for most fall 2022 delivered crops at historically high levels, there are considerations for contracting new crop.
Antique farm equipment in field
March 21, 2022 issue
The award honours those who have significantly contributed to agriculture, the agri-food industry and rural life in Alberta.
Equipment seeding a field
March 14, 2022 issue
These crop budgets can help with any last minute crop plans that may influence seeding decisions.
Open farm days sign on fence
March 14, 2022 issue
Be a host farm or ranch for the 10th annual event, August 13 and 14.
Burning trees
February 28, 2022 issue
Extra vigilance is needed in the spring months to prevent human-caused wildfires.
Combine harvesting in field
February 22, 2022 issue
Lower crop production has affected producer deliveries and exports of Western Canadian crops.
Equipment seeding a field
February 14, 2022 issue
Certified wheat and barley seed costs in Alberta have increased over the past 12 months with more increases likely to occur in 2022.
Hay bales on field
February 7, 2022 issue
This award celebrates new initiatives and innovations ag societies have undertaken that positively impact their communities.
Halal expo canada logo
January 31, 2022 issue
Alberta agri-food companies in markets where Halal certified foods are required may want to consider this trade mission in May 2022.
Shipping industry image
January 31, 2022 issue
Container shippers continue to face challenges of high shipping costs and unreliable timing of both container supply and product delivery.

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