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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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Brown cow with a white tag on its ear with the number 106
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A new report presents the multi-year business performance of cow/calf producers participating in the AgriProfit$ Business Analysis Program.
Wheat field with a red barn far in the distance under a blue sky
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The advantage of using certified seed often justifies the higher upfront cost.
Man in a long-sleeved denim shirt and blue baseball cap, looking at a cell phone in his hands, standing in a yellow canola field under a blue sky
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Following basis levels can give clues to what is happening in the market and provide pricing opportunity.
Photo of Hall of Fame plaques
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The award honours those who have significantly contributed to agriculture, the agri-food industry and rural life in Alberta.
Photo of cattle in a field
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It is advisable for farmers to consider early planning to combat weather adversity.
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Effective emergency response and the ability to protect your livestock and poultry depends on accurate account information.
Barley field
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The main determinant of U.S. corn import volume is the comparative prices of corn and barley delivered to an Alberta feeder.
Alberta Open Farm Days 2024
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Be a host farm or ranch for the 12th annual Open Farm Days, August 17 and 18.
Photo of 2 young lambs eating hay
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As producers watch the drought monitor, feed costs and market prices, there may still be room for optimism in the first half of this year.
Green tractor spreading fertilizer on a yellow field under a blue, cloudy sky
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The fertilizer market is tied to the dynamics of global supply and demand.
Three grey grain bins in a white, snowy field under a cloudy sky
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Several cases of spoiling crops have showed up lately, leading to marketing difficulty and large price discounts.
Leafy orange carrots, onions and a variety of other vegetables laid out in front of a blue, orange and white sign with white text: Alberta Open Farm Days
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Approximately 35% of farms that participated in Open Farm Days in 2023 were new farms.