Local Agriculture

Ron Edwards is one who generally wears a big smile on his face. He has good reason recently and not just because the Medicine Hat Stampede is approaching near the latter part of July.

It was a wonderful case of history repeating itself for the Newell District 4-H sheep club members helping out their community.

With crops in Southern Alberta finally seeded and starting to grow, farmers across the province are hoping for a quieter hail season this summer following record levels of hail damage over the past two years.

Thursday, 12 June 2014 13:18

CWB completes acquisition of PWT

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Earlier this week, the Canadian Wheat Board announced that it has successfully completed the acquisition of Prairie West Terminal Ltd (PWT).

The Province of Saskatchewan will again observe the annual Day of the Honey Bee on May 29.

Come August, Albertans will get the chance to travel to local farms to see where they can purchase locally-grown food.

Wednesday, 14 May 2014 15:32

Young Guns Contest entries welcomed

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Children, teens and young adults involved in beef-related 4-H or cattle shows will be able to give input on the beef industry and what should be done to keep it thriving.

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