Local Agriculture

South West Terminal Ltd (SWT) is excited to announce two new projects, which were approved by the Board of Directors last week.

Farmer Kevin Beach spoke about his family’s organic grain and cattle operation and the benefits of raising beef cattle organically at an event hosted by Southwest Sask Organics in Swift Current on March 11.

The Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation (SCIC) is reminding producers to review the choices and options available for 2015 and to enrol, renew, or make any adjustments or changes to their coverage by March 31.

 

Leader resident Roxana Tiefenbach provided a personal perspective on the international efforts by the Canadian Foodgrains Bank to end hunger during a recent presentation in Swift Current.

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Ag Expo draws large crowds to Lethbridge

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The largest premier agriculture show in Western Canada was another successful event in Lethbridge.

Wednesday, 04 March 2015 13:52

Seed Fair popular at annual Ag Expo event

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Once again the annual North American Seed Fair was included in the Ag-Expo and it was successful once again.

A verbal agreement is only as good as the proof to back it up. It’s a hard lesson learned for Bob Woodward, a Cardston-area farmer who lost ownership of a 10-acre piece of land to his neighbour in December, due to an archaic law.
It’s called adverse possession, commonly known as squatter’s rights, and it’s based on British common law. Essentially, if a person has exclusive control of a piece of land for a period of 10 years, and it’s open and visible to the public, the court can rule that the property is his, regardless of whose name is on the title.

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