Local Agriculture

Friday, 22 June 2012 13:45

New projects get some help from ADOPT

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June 22, Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced nearly $550,000 in new funding through the Agricultural Demonstration of Practices and Technologies Program (ADOPT). Sixty-six producer-led projects will receive funding to promote the adoption of new technologies and production methods to benefit Saskatchewan farmers and ranchers.

It looks as though the province of Alberta will be getting an all-wheat commission.

It was a good day for Rayanne Becker from the Borderline Beef Club.

Newell Regional Services has completed testing of the ammonia injection system, at the Water Treatment Plant.

Information Services Corporation (ISC) is recognizing 421 Saskatchewan families with an ISC Century Family Farm Award at ceremonies being held June 4-7. The annual award recognizes farm families who have continuously farmed or ranched their land for 100 years or more.

Wednesday, 23 May 2012 08:01

GMs say Albertans should thank irrigation

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Southern Alberta
When Richard Phillips heard that scientists claimed river levels have dropped 40 to 84 per cent in the last 100 years, he got quite upset.

Wednesday, 23 May 2012 07:58

Nanton’s Paradise Hill Farms growing again

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Nanton
It’s been a long time coming for Karen Legault, but her first crop of famous southern Alberta tomatoes are finally ready.

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