Local Agriculture

As the April 30 crop insurance deadline approaches and farmers across southern Alberta prepare to seed their crops, an Alberta crop market analyst says grain growers will be facing some challenges this year.

The Cattlemen’s Young Leaders (CYL) program is pleased to announce its 2014 national mentorship recipients. The 16 recipients were selected following the final selection round at the CYL Spring Forum held in Calgary March 22.

Wednesday, 02 April 2014 13:43

Shortlines need certainty says MP David Anderson

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David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills – Grasslands, has called on federal Transport Minister Lisa Raitt to ensure a consistent supply of cars to shortline railways.

This spring, farmers across Alberta will be able to obtain free permits to haul grain on provincial highways when road bans are in effect.

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 05:30

Sask. crop insurance deadline approaching March 31

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The Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation (SCIC) is reminding Crop Insurance customers of the March 31 deadline to enrol in the 2014 program.

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 09:02

Community near Hanna wins UFA prize

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Individuals with the Hand Hills Lake Community Club will celebrate April 1, when they receive their $50,000 cheque as the fourth-round winners of the UFA’s Rural from the Roots up — Get ‘n’ Give contest.

Thursday, 20 March 2014 08:59

Foodgrains Bank celebrates good growing season

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It was a full house for the March 14 annual fundraising banquet for the Medicine Hat and District Grow Project benefitting the Canadian Foodgrains Bank.

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