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Wednesday, 30 November 2016 06:41

Farmers optimistic about sugar beet industry

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Although it's never enough, the Alberta Sugar Beet Growers (ASBG) organization as a whole was pleased with the final totals regarding the 2016 harvest, all things considered.

Wednesday, 30 November 2016 06:40

New UFA cookbook offers down-home, farm-style recipes

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(CNW) —Meals in the Field, produced by United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative Ltd., is a new limited edition cookbook highlighting hardy farm-style recipes submitted throughout the summer by UFA members, customers, agents and employees.

Wednesday, 30 November 2016 06:39

Taber-Vauxhall RCMP investigate skid steer theft

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During the night of November 15, 2016 an orange Kubota skid steer was stolen from a rural residence north of Barnwell. 

Thursday, 10 November 2016 05:55

Alberta Beef Producers delegate election results

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Official counting of the ballots took place November 9. Zone 3 was the only zone with an election this year. The remaining eight zones elected delegates by acclamation with vacancies in Zones 2, 4, 5 and 9. The election took place during the Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) Fall Producer Meetings held across Alberta in October and November.

Economically, with a direct value of $5.09 billion, forages are Canada’s third largest crop.

The Agricultural Excellence Conference is set for Nov. 22-24 in Calgary.

It was what the residents of Foremost and surrounding areas have been waiting a long time to hear and finally, on Sept. 22, the train for the Forty Mile Rail Line rolled into town, much to the excitement of the 300 people who turned out to help celebrate the milestone.

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