Local Agriculture

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.

Albertans love their beef, but families who live near feedlots may not be quite as enthusiastic.

 It was a weekend to catch up with old friends and make new ones while celebrating 100 years of 4-H in Saskatchewan.

Average farmland values in Canada continued to climb in 2016, but lost steam in most provinces, including Alberta, according to Farm Credit Canada’s (FCC) latest Farmland Values Report.

Neubauer Farms is always busy as the owners combine both the regular agriculture production as many farms do, but with an added educational tourism component.

Tuesday, 11 April 2017 11:41

Sugar beets about to be seeded in Alberta

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Dirt can be sweet. The soil in Southern Alberta is about to get a little sweeter with farmers taking to the fields to plant sugar beets.

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