Publications

Commercial vegetable production on the prairies

A comprehensive resource and reference tool for new and experienced vegetable growers at all scales of commercial production. The 300 pages of full colour images and text give you the best information on key topics like planning for vegetable production, seeding/transplanting to harvesting and storage, getting fertility and irrigation right, and business issues, risks, management and marketing. The book also contains detailed chapters on individual vegetable crops covering production and pest information.

Commercial Vegetable Production on the Prairies – $20 plus GST – Agdex 250/13-1

Saskatoon berry production manual

A comprehensive guide to Saskatoon berry production. Topics include biology of the plant, propagation, cultivars, orchard establishment, cultural practices, pruning techniques, plant health, harvest and post-harvest management as well as basic marketing. Full-colour images, line drawings, tables and charts enhance the information in the text. Saskatoon berry experts from across the prairies collaborated on the manual to create a valuable reference for anyone growing Saskatoon berries. In addition, a detailed appendix provides supplementary resource material to help answer any questions growers may have.

Saskatoon Berry Production Manual – $15 plus GST – Agdex 238/20-2

Beekeeping in western Canada

For experienced beekeepers and those just considering beekeeping, this book gives the information needed to manage honey bees successfully. Learn about the spring management of bees, winter feeding, honey extraction, honey bee health and marketing beeswax, pollen and honey crops. The provincial apiculturists in Canada’s 4 western provinces packed this publication full of the best possible information on beekeeping in the west.

Beekeeping in Western Canada – $25 plus GST – Agdex 616-4

More publications

Find more great resources at Alberta Agriculture and Forestry’s publications

Any of these books, DVDs and CD-ROMs can be ordered online or by calling the Publications Office.

Contact

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