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The Agricultural Research and Extension Council of Alberta (ARECA) is a provincial association of non-profit producer groups dedicated to enhancing the sustainability and profitability of agriculture in Alberta.
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INDUSTRY AND GOVERNMENT NEWS
Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development
Seeking alfalfa fields in Alberta
Wheat Rust Update
Dr. Denis Gaudet and his team at AAFC-Lethbridge surveyed 11 winter wheat fields in southern Alberta this week. Two fields of the fields had trace levels of stripe rust. Dr. Gaudet speculated that perhaps a storm system tracked through carrying some spores. He is encouraging producers to monitor their winter wheat fields for rust, no action required yet on spring wheat in the south.
Alfalfa Weevil Update
SAVE THE DATE
AARD and AAFC present, 2014 Lacombe Field Day
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Roy Berg Kinsella Ranch Field Day
Wednesday, August 13 from 9:30 am - 7:00 pm
PCBFA presents, Agricultural Tour to Australia
November 8 - 22, 2014
Please call 780-835-6799 for more information
Advanced Agronomy Conference
November 18 & 19, 2014 at the Executive Royal Hotel in Leduc
More details coming soon...
Western Canadian Grazing Conference
"Going Beyond Sustainability"
December 9, 10 and 11, 2014 at the Radisson Hotel in Edmonton
X International Rangeland Congress
July 17 - 22, 2016 Saskatoon, SK