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Tuesday, 05 March 2013 10:16

Innovation on display at 2013 Ag Expo

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Local and southern Alberta area farmers gathered at the Lethbridge Ag Expo, Feb. 27- March 1 to learn about new and innovative products on today’s market.

A case of E. coli infection in Saskatchewan has been linked to a national recall of frozen beef burgers.

It’s a marriage made in cattle heaven. Scientists have developed a new variety of sainfoin that when paired with alfalfa in a mixed stand offers the holy grail of bloat-free alfalfa cattle pasture grazing.

Five individuals and an association involved with Saskatchewan’s equine industry will be acknowledged with applause and awards, Saturday at the Equine Expo in Saskatoon.

Almost half-a-million Albertans use their well water for household purposes as well as for land and livestock needs. Knowing how to maintain a working well is essential to keeping wells functioning properly and efficiently, and to ensuring that well water is clean and contamination free.

Today, Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced details of the 2013 Crop Insurance Program, which includes record funding and record coverage levels.

Agricultural producers often operate inside their own little bubbles.

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