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Canada’s federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) Ministers of Agriculture met today to discuss the path forward to developing the next agricultural policy framework, which will help Canadian farmers and food processors grow their businesses.

Thursday, 11 May 2017 16:21

Call for hosts for fifth annual Open Farm Days

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Farmers and ranchers are invited to share stories, educate and expand their markets as hosts for Alberta Open Farm Days, Aug. 19-20.

EcoBrooks is excited to announce a free “Let’s Bee Friendly Workshop” that will take place May 27 from 2-3 p.m. at the JBS Canada Centre.

Thursday, 11 May 2017 16:16

ABP and SCA call for research letters of intent

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Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) and the Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association (SCA) are pleased to invite applications of research and development in areas that address targeted industry priorities.

Fusarium is on the rise across the prairies, and is raising concern about cereal crop quality.

A new board of directors will provide oversight and accountability at the Agriculture Financial Services Corporation (AFSC).

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

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