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(CNW) The agriculture and agri-food sector is a key growth industry in Canada, contributing over $100 billion annually to the economy and employing 2.3 million Canadians.

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

The Swift Current Ag and Ex and Heavy Horse organizing committee from Frontier Days announced July 19  the winners of the Heavy Horse competitions:

Environment Minister Scott Moe is reminding livestock producers that 90,000 acres of Fish and Wildlife Development fund (FWDF) lands are available to producers for grazing until September 15.  

The world population is projected to increase to more than nine billion by 2050.

Wednesday, 12 July 2017 16:13

Sask. Crop Report from June 27-July 3

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Haying is progressing in the province as livestock producers now have 19 per cent of the hay crop cut and 10 per cent baled or put into silage, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s Weekly Crop Report.  

In an ongoing effort to strengthen market opportunities for Canadian wheat, the wheat commissions in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba will be collaborating with grain companies on a renewed representative governance model and strategic direction for the Canadian International Grains Institute (Cigi).

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