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Wednesday, 25 January 2012 10:50

South Korea market coming back to beef producers

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By Jamie Woodford
South Korea is the only major Asian market with a ban on Canadian beef, and while plans are in the works to resume imports after an eight-year hiatus, the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) isn’t holding its breath.

Wednesday, 25 January 2012 10:49

Galt’s energy series will add fuel to the fire

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By Jamie Woodford
Southern Alberta
Understanding how plant and animal waste is converted into energy can be mind boggling, and with several such projects popping up around southern Alberta, it can be difficult navigating through the technical jargon.

Thursday, 22 December 2011 11:48

Results from the Dec. 16-17 Medicine Hat Beef Pen Show

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Following are the results from the Medicine Hat Beef Pen Show held Dec. 16-17:

Tuesday, 20 December 2011 13:34

CWB board of directors elects Johnson as new chair

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With royal ascent given to the changes at the Canadian Wheat Board in regards to single desk marketing Dec. 15, there have been many changes.

(CNW) Today, for the first time ever, all eight farmer-elected Canadian Wheat Board (CWB) directors, representing tens of thousands of farmers, along with members of the Opposition, stood on the steps of Parliament Hill to call on the Harper government to stop its illegal decision to dismantle the CWB by Christmas.

Thursday, 10 November 2011 15:34

Votes counted: Alberta Beef Producers elect delegates

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Official counting of the ballots took place Thursday, Nov. 10. Zones 2, 3, 4, 5 and 8 had elections, with the remaining four zones electing delegates by acclamation. Elections took place during the Alberta Beef Producer (ABP) meetings held across Alberta in October and November.

The CWB Oct. 28 announced that interim payments will be made for most grades of wheat, durum and barley delivered to the CWB during the 2010-11 crop year.

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