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Agricultural Service Board Newsletter

August 2020 - Volume 14, Issue 5

  • M.D. of Wainwright Stands to Lose 10 Million Dollars
  • Clubroot Update
  • ASB Update
  • Biological Crontrol Work in the M.D.
  • July 2020 - Volume 14, Issue 4

    • Annual Calendar Photo Contest
    • News from Around the M.D.

    February 2020 - Volume 14, Issue 3

    • 2020 Vegetation Management Program
    • Good Grazing Management Practices
    • M.D> of Wainwright Office Re-Opening June 1st.
    • Purple Loosestrife 101

    April 2020 - Volume 14, Issue 2

    • New Strychnine Purchase Protocols
    • Distinguishing Between Disease and Winter Injury
    • Making Your Own Tree Cuttings
    • Spring Cleanup 2020

    February 2020 - Volume 14, Issue 1

    • Integrated Pest Management Plan
    • 2019 Insect Survey Results
    • Alberta Survey Maps
    • Beneficial Insects on Your Farm

    December 2019 - Volume 13, Issue 7

    • Canadian Agriculture Partnership
    • Changes to the Climate Change Leadership Programs
    • Black Knot/li>
    • Planting a Shelterbelt? Start Planning Now
    • Gas in your Water Well
    • 2017 Clubroot Survey

    October 2019 - Volume 13, Issue 6

    • Purple Loosestrife
    • Alberta Ag-Plastics "Recycle it!" Program
    • Western Canadian Conference on Soil Health & Grazing/li>
    • A Reminder to all Residents
    • Rural Routes 2019
    • Watch out for Heated Bales
    • Feed Testing

    August 2019 - Volume 13, Issue 5

    • Staying Vigilant about Clubroot
    • Canadian Agriculture Partnership Update
    • 2019 Calendar Contest/li>
    • ASB Update
    • Grasshoppers
    • Changes to Ropin' the Web

    June 2019 - Volume 13, Issue 3

    • You Think You May Have Found an Invasive Species?
    • Forest Tent Caterpillars
    • Alberta Pest Monitoring Network
    • Rats 101
    • 2018 Insect Survey Results

    April 2019 - Volume 13, Issue 2

    • Annual Grazing School for Women
    • Open House at the M.D.
    • FAQ's Vegetation Management Program
    • No Spray/Roadside Haying Agreements
    • 1st Annual Backyard Gardening Workshop
    • Upcoming Pest Surveys
    • Spring Clean-up 2019

    February 2019 - Volume 13, Issue 1

    • Herbicide Resistant Weeds
    • 2019 Insect Forecast Maps
    • Poisonous Plants for Cattle
    • Grazing School for Women
    • Racoon Control

    December 2018 - Volume 12, Issue 7 

    • Is Clubroot now a Province Wide Issue?
    • Farm and Ranch OHS Changes
    • Environmental Farm Plan & Other Grant Programs
    • FEAP Offers Funding for Grain Dryers
    • Alternate Feed Sources for Catle
    • Planning Your Shelterbelt

    October 2018 - Volume 12, Issue 6 

    • Why are my trees turning brown?
    • Stored Grain & Insect Pests
    • That's a Wrap, 2018 ASB Progrms
    • Frost and Nitrate Accumulation
    • Riparian Pasture Grazing

    August 2018 - Volume 12, Issue 5 

    • Are you checking your fields for Clubroot?
    • Strychnine Consultation
    • Bertha armyworm is a real risk for 2018
    • Rphragmite Confirmed in the M.D. of Wainwright
    • Tree Diseases of the Month

    June 2018 - Volume 12, Issue 3 

    • ASB Summer Update
    • Weed Watch 2018
    • Managing Toadflax in Pasture & Hayland
    • Raising Awareness against Invasive Species
    • Fusarium Head Blight Infection Risk Report

    April 2018 - Volume 12, Issue 2 

    • New Tree Pest Alert
    • Water Act 101
    • Livestock Antibiotics & Atimicrobial Resistance
    • Annual Grazing School for Women
    • Spring Clean-Up

    February 2018 - Volume 12, Issue 1 

    • The Future of EFP is Online
    • Fusarium
    • 2018 Insect Forecasts
    • Farmer Friendly Apps

    December 2017 - Volume 11, Issue 7 

    • 3D Wildlife Fencing
    • Lets Talk Beavers
    • Clubroot is on the Move
    • Heavy Snow on Trees
    • Species at Risk

    October 2017 - Volume 11, Issue 6 

    • Buffalo Trail Riparian Restoration Program
    • Should you be concerned about salt
    • Club Root Update
    • What's next for the Growing Forward Program?

    August, 2017 - Volume 11, Issue 5 

    • Clubroot Found in the M.D.
    • 2017 Calendar Contest
    • Field Day
    • Prohibited/Noxious Weed Update

    July, 2017 - Volume 10, Issue 4 

    • 2017 Calendar Contest
    • Lakeland college Pulse Field Day
    • Rural Routes Supper
    • Cereal and Flax Genetics Field Day

    June, 2017 - Volume 10, Issue 3 

    • New Insect Species
    • Phragmites
    • Prohibited Noxious & Noxious Weed
    • Herbicide Trials for the Management of Yellow Toadflax & Hoary Alyssum
    • Tips for Tree Planting

    April, 2017 - Volume 10, Issue 2 

    • 15th Annual Grazing School for Women
    • 2017 Insect Forecast Maps
    • Strychnine Notice
    • No Spray & Roadside Haying
    • Spring Clean-Up

    February, 2017 - Volume 11, Issue 1 

    • 2nd Annual Livestock Workshop for Ladies
    • Weed on the Rise: Absinth Wormwood
    • Mycotoxins and Cattle Feed
    • Agricultural Drainage and Water Quality Concerns

    December 2016 - Volume 10, Issue 7 

    • Remember to get your Fire Permits before you Burn
    • Wild Boar Showcase
    • Have you Heard of Verified Beef Plus
    • Winter - A Good Time to Start or Finish your EFP
    • Update on Fusarium

    October, 2016 - Volume 10, Issue 6

    • Orange Hawkweed
    • Clean Farms Toxic Round-up Schedule
    • Cow-Calfenomics
    • Swede Midge
    • Caring for your Trees in Winter - Bronze Leaf Disease

    August, 2016 - Volume 10, Issue 5

    • Blue Green Algae
    • Clean Farms Toxic Round-up Schedule
    • Update from the ASB Department
    • Growing Forward Update
    • Fungal Diseases in Crops

    July, 2016 - Volume 10, Issue 4

    • Rural Routes Supper
    • 2016 Calendar Contest
    • Tall Buttercup - Have you seen this weed.

    June, 2016 - Volume 10, Issue 3

    • The Importance of Field Scouting and Early Detection
    • Pest Monitoring Showcase
    • Forest Tent Caterpillars
    • Weeds in the M.D.

    April, 2016 - Volume 10, Issue 2

    • 14th Annual Grazing School for Women
    • Stopping the Spread of Invasive Species
    • Seed Cleaning Plant News - Roadside Mowing and No Spray Agreements
    • Spring Clean-Up

    February, 2016 - Volume 10, Issue 1

    • The Importance of BSE Testing
    • Managing Pain in Cattle
    • Cooks Corner - Honey Garlic Meatballs
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    • Insect Forecasts

    December, 2015 - Volume 9, Issue 7

    • Feed Wastage Facts
    • Saving Energy On-Fram
    • Managing Black Knot
    • Cooks Corner
    • Be Weed Conscious
    • Alarm Systems for Off-Site Watering

    October, 2015 - Volume 9, Issue 6

    • Aquaponics
    • Growing Forward 2
    • Rural Routes
    • Fall Frenzy

    August, 2015 - Volume 9, Issue 5

    • 2015 Photo Contest
    • Blue Green Algae
    • Drought Affect on Trees
    • Minimizing Heat Stress in Beef Cattle

    June, 2015 - Volume 9, Issue 3

    • The Magic Beans
    • The Invasions of Quagga and Zebra Mussels
    • New Clubroot Pathotypes a Threat to Canola Growers
    • All About Them Bugs
    • Prohibited Noxious Weeds in the M.D.

    April, 2015 - Volume 9, Issue 2

    • Are your spruce trees turning brown?
    • Spring Clean Up
    • Roadside Mowing and No Spray Agreements
    • Cooks Corner
    • Tillage Radishes the NEW "Wonder Crop"??

    February, 2015 - Volume 9, Issue 1

    • Ergot Toxicity
    • Wintering Sites for Cattle
    • Western Canadian Cow-Calf Survey
    • Cooks Coner
    • Water Wells

    December, 2014 - Volume 8, Issue 5

    • Watering Livestock in Winter
    • Keeping a Lookout for Rats
    • The "in's" and "out's" of Swath Grazing
    • Christmas Baking
    • Keeping your Furry Friends Comfortable this Winter

    September, 2014 - Volume 8, Issue 5

    • Harvest Safety
    • Rural Routes Supper
    • What can you bring to the Waste-to-Energy Facility
    • Hantavirus FAQ
    • Alfalfa Autotoxicity
     

    July, 2014 - Volume 8, Issue 4

    • Fungicides on Cereals
    • Grazing School for Women Another Success!
    • Porcupines on Spruce Trees
    • Bertha Army Moths
    • Rural Routes Supper
    • Municipal Photo Contest
    • Zebra Mussels

    May, 2014 - Volume 8, Issue 3

    • Increased Fusarium levels showing up in Wainwright Area Cereals
    • Seed Treatment Priority for Cereals
    • Spring Clean Up
    • Proper Tree Planting
    • Scouting for Cutworms
    • 2014 Municipal Bertha, Diamonback & Swede Midge Counting
    • The Hazardous Round-up

    March, 2014 - Volume 8, Issue 2

    • 2% Liquid Strychnine Concentrate
    • Shaggy Spruce Shelterbelt
    • Make Your own Tree Cuttings
    • What to do with Empty Grain Bags
    • Time to Prune Out
    • Wainwright Public Library
    • Portable Windbreak, Calf Shelters
    • Environmental Farm Plan "EFP"
     

    January, 2014 - Volume 8, Issue 1

    • Portable Windbreak, Calf Shelters
    • Agronomy Update January 14 & 15 2014
    • M.D Pest Finding 2013
    • Grain Marketing Decision Tool
    • You are What You Drink
    • Year Round Watering Systems
    • When is the Grader Coming