Local Agriculture

 

Several Global Positioning System (GPS) devices have been stolen from rural locations in Southwest Saskatchewan. 

Flea beetles are the little black insects that are becoming a big problem to canola producers. They are very hardy beetles that have a huge appetite for all cruciferous crops. Their appetite combined with the ability overwinter in huge populations can be a serious threat to producers.

The Alberta Beef Producers are not COOL with what the organization calls a failure to comply by the United States with World Trade Organization policy.

There’s never a perfect time for rain. That said, the precipitation which began to fall in the Lethbridge area last Thursday came at a time when seeding operations were almost 100-per-cent wrapped up, and southern Alberta soil desperately needed a boost in moisture content.

Today, Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced more than $600,000 in funding for 63 producer-led agriculture research demonstration projects. 

Frontier Days, the largest summer fair in Southwest Saskatchewan, has a lot of fun & entertainment for everyone.  We host one of the largest equine events in the province and the largest variety of events.

Cattle producers in Alberta and Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) are deeply disappointed that the United States has failed to comply with the World Trade Organization's (WTO) deadline to bring the U.S. Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) requirements into compliance with international obligations and eliminate the discrimination against imported livestock.

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