Local Agriculture

On Dec. 5, Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced a targeted incentive program to encourage the continued sale of cultivated and formerly cultivated agricultural Crown land.  

Agriculture science students at the Lethbridge College were given an opportunity to advance their learning at the Career Networking night.

Thursday, 23 November 2017 13:39

Five reasons to soil test

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Soil testing is always recommended prior to making fertilizer application and purchase decisions.

Thursday, 23 November 2017 13:37

Government of Sask. to donate to Wildfire Relief Fund

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The Government of Saskatchewan recently announced it will donate up to $100,000 in matching cash donations to the Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association Wildfire Relief Fund set up to help farmers and ranchers impacted by recent grassfires in the province’s southwest.

Thursday, 16 November 2017 11:49

Vauxhall duo tap into emerging hops market

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Expecting their first year of growing hops to be met with limited success, Vauxhall-area business partners Spencer Peterson and Ryan Adams have quickly learned of the high demand for their product.

The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan has written the federal and provincial Ag Ministers to request that they work together on an AgriRecovery program similar to the 2017 Canada-British Columbia Wildfires Initiative.

Blue-collar workers in rural Alberta have a tougher time getting back on their feet from injuries than their urban counterparts, University of Alberta researchers have found.

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