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Wednesday, 07 August 2013 14:19

Crop Diagnostic School beneficial for local producers

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The Semiarid Prairie Agricultural Research Centre in Swift Current hosted a Crop Diagnostic School on July 23-24, giving agronomists and producers from across the province the opportunity to learn more about different issues they may come across in the field.

Wednesday, 31 July 2013 15:42

Canada Beef pleased import levy introduced

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(CNW) Canada Beef and Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced an amendment to the Beef Cattle Research, Market Development and Promotion Levies Order to include an import levy on beef cattle, beef and beef products.

Southern Alberta farmers just can’t seem to catch a break this year.

On June 26, Bill C-52, the Fair Rail Freight Service Act (an Act to amend the Canada Transportation Act) received Royal Assent and became law.

Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL), on behalf of local retail Co-ops, is awarding a scholarship up to $20,000, summer internships and opportunity for future employment to four students as part of its new Excellence in Ag Program.

When the calendar turns to August, there’s one thing southern Albertans can look forward to — the start of Taber corn season.

Thursday, 18 July 2013 08:50

A cause worthy of support: Farmers for STARS

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A healthy majority of crop marketing advisors you’ll meet have roots in farming.

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