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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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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.
Man watching brush burning
January 24, 2022 issue
Spring wildfires can result from smouldering winter burns.
Famer walking in canola field
January 17, 2022 issue
Following basis can give clues of what is happening in the market and provide pricing opportunity.
Fertilizing equipment
December 20, 2021 issue
All types of fertilizer products are at record-breaking prices in November and December of 2021.
Combine harvesting in field
December 13, 2021 issue
Using the average yields and prices, there is a significant offset of the below average yields by the high crop prices.
Truck spreading manure on field
December 13, 2021 issue
Applying manure at the ‘right’ time helps to improve nutrient use efficiency, while reducing nutrient loss and environmental risks.

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