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Thursday, 20 August 2015 11:04

Taylors proud BMO Farm Family of the Year

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According to Darren Taylor, you won’t drive east out of Lethbridge very far before you are driving past one of his fields.

Wednesday, 12 August 2015 16:05

Champion Family a BMO Farm Family winner

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The Groves Family from Champion was the BMO Farm Family Winner representing Vulcan County for this year’s Calgary Stampede.

Wednesday, 05 August 2015 14:13

Thompson Family recognized at the Calgary Stampede

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They aren’t quite as numerous as they used to be, but the family of J. R. and Nicki Thompson is still farming the same land their ancestors did, and still looking to the future. The Thompsons of Spring Coulee are the Cardston County BMO Farm Family of the Year for 2015.

Thursday, 30 July 2015 10:54

Saskatchewan calls for full repeal of COOL

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On July 30, Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart reiterated the importance of the U.S. Senate’s outright repeal of Country of Origin Labelling (COOL) for beef and pork.  

The Van Roessel Family, from Bow Island, was the BMO Farm Family winner representing 40 Mile County for this year’s Calgary Stampede.

Wednesday, 15 July 2015 15:09

DuPont Pioneer opens new corn facility

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DuPont Pioneer opened a new facility in the County of Lethbridge, July 8 that will work to develop ultra-early maturity corn hybrids. As well, the facility will be used to develop canola hybrids and soybean varieties for the area.

 Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), CANTERRA SEEDS, and the Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) announce a partnership July 15 aimed at combining the strengths of producers, along with the public and private sectors, to create improved Canada Prairie Spring Red (CPSR) wheat varieties for farmers.

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