Local Agriculture

Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Oneil Carlier issued a statement April 26 after meeting Alberta crop commissions and discussing farmers’ concerns on unharvested crops.

The Broken Arrow Youth Ranch, has been in existence for more than 10 years, but it’s one of Saskatchewan’s best kept secrets … until now.

Operation Pollinator, a Syngenta program focused on research and partnerships to promote the health and well-being of bees and other pollinators given their essential role in agriculture and nature, is expanding its footprint in Western Canada through a multi-year partnership with the Soil Conservation Council of Canada (SCCC). 

The 11th annual Aggie Days April 25-26 was another success at the Lethbridge Exhibition Park. Aggie Days, presented by UFA, has been a past hit with the schools and interest continues to grow.

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Alberta beef producers using less feed to grow meat

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Today’s beef producers are using less feed to grow top-quality Alberta meat and their animals are generating less methane gas and less manure.

Team Alberta met with the province’s agriculture minister and representatives from the Agriculture Financial Services Corporation (AFSC) April 28 to request immediate action regarding close to one million unharvested acres still sitting in farmers’ fields throughout the province.

The Alberta Young Speakers for Agriculture has announced the date for its second annual public speaking competition for Albertan youth to share their passion about the agricultural industry.

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