Local Agriculture

Thursday, 19 May 2016 12:00

4-H show and sale season coming in the region

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It’s the 4-H Show and Sale season in southeast  Alberta and Saskatchewan.

Agriculture was front and centre at the Medicine Hat College May 5 as the Entrepreneur Development Centre’s (EDC) Summer Company program celebrated four winning entries receiving grants for start-up businesses. Each of those companies received the full grant of $10,000.

Alberta producers enter the 2016 crop production season with many of the same questions and concerns as last year and maybe more so.

Wednesday, 11 May 2016 14:30

Crop seeding progressing in Saskatchewan

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Thanks to warm and dry weather, Saskatchewan producers have 15 per cent of the 2016 crop seeded, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s weekly Crop Report.

Wednesday, 11 May 2016 14:29

Beef Researcher Mentorship Program

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Applications for the 2016-17 term of the Beef Cattle Research Council (BCRC) Beef Researcher Mentorship Program are now being accepted.

When Earl’s announced it could not find a large and consistent enough supply of Canadian beef that met its criteria, there was a quick and emotional backlash. Yet, Earl’s sourcing decision also highlights Canada’s need for a more diversified beef system that would create more value for both farmers and consumers.
 

Thursday, 05 May 2016 11:04

Reducing disease risks in cattle herds

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Preventing and managing diseases within your cattle herd is important for herd health, production and profitability. 

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