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A new research facility in the Lethbridge County will benefit local corn producers across the province. It was announced July 30 DuPont Pioneer has begun building a new multi-million dollar research facility in Lethbridge County.

Wednesday, 13 August 2014 09:57

Crooymans Family, a BMO Farm Family award winner

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The dream of most farmers is to be able to see the enterprise they have spent their life building up passed on to one or more of their children. Tony Crooymans passed away in 2011, but the seed-growing business he created continues, with all three of his boys involved.

Wednesday, 13 August 2014 09:55

The Blakes are a proud BMO Farm Family

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As Alberta roots go, they don’t run much deeper than those of the Blake family of Nanton — the 2014 BMO Farm Family of the Year representing the M.D. of Ranchland.

Wednesday, 13 August 2014 09:52

Barfuss Family represents Cardston County

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It’s hard to keep a good man, or a good family, down. That might as well be the motto of the Darcy Barfuss family, the 2014 BMO Farm Family of the Year for Cardston County. The Barfuss farm is midway between Hill Spring and Glenwood.

Tuesday, 05 August 2014 08:00

Taber’s Tams Family receives Farm Family Award

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When Ben Tams came to the Taber area 20 years ago, he thought he was going to get into the dairy business. He had the part about cows right, anyway.

(CNW) The Canadian Grain Commission (CGC) is providing notice to grain producers and industry stakeholders that the variety registration for Sceptre, a Canada Western Amber Durum variety, will be cancelled effective October 24, 2014 by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.

Invasive plants are non-native, introduced plants that have negative effects on our economy, our environment, and our health. Invasive plants damage important natural ecosystems such as wetlands, grasslands, lakes and rivers, as well as threaten agricultural production, infrastructure, tourism, and water quality and quantity. Invasive plants are the second greatest threat to biodiversity after habitat loss.

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