Dr. Michele Konschuh, a research associate in the Department of Biological Sciences, is leading a study to help ensure Alberta’s potato industry stays healthy, thanks to a three-year grant from the province’s Results Driven Agriculture Research (RDAR) fund and in-kind support from stakeholde…
With summer fast approaching and people spending more time outside amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Abell Pest Control sees an increase in tick activity across the country and the potential for an increase in the spread of Lyme disease.
Canada's Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Marie-Claude Bibeau and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister David Marit awarded scholarships to four Saskatchewan students pursing an agriculture-related education on May 6.
The Agriculture Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS) is pleased the Government of Saskatchewan is investing in agricultural programming and in improving rural telecommunications.
The company behind one of the longest standing proposals to build a wind farm in southeast Alberta says it will resubmit plans next month for the Peace Butte Wind project next month.
2020 was a bad year for many but especially for beekeepers who were unable to import any bees from out of country due to eliminated commercial flights. Unfortunate, 2021 isn’t off to flying, flowery start either.
Farm Credit Canada (FCC) is building a foundation of knowledge to better understand and support Indigenous communities and entrepreneurs to grow and thrive in Canada’s agriculture and food industry.
With the pandemic the importance of basic, yet under appreciated necessities of life like food production, is more on the public consciousness. For agriculture, getting children interested in food production should start at an early age, no matter whether they live in rural or urban areas.
The President of the Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS) is disappointed with the Supreme Court of Canada ruling on the challenges to federal jurisdiction over carbon taxation.
Wheatland County in conjunction with other municipalities such as Mountain View County and County of Newell are sponsoring a Shelterbelt and Ecobuffer Webinar April 8, which will feature the expertise of representatives from the Agroforestry and Woodlot Extension Society.
Sask. Premier Scott Moe announced March 10 that the province will advance $11.2 million in economic stimulus funds for the Rural Integrated Roads for Growth (RIRG) program.
Prairie farmers and ranchers are key partners in one of the largest prairie grassland conservation efforts in Canadian history. Announced recently, the Weston Family Prairie Grasslands Initiative supports organizations that are working with local communities to deliver conservation solutions…
As temperatures rise, many Albertans are eager to return outdoors after a long winter at home. Yet with spring in the air, it’s important to know how changing ice conditions can impact your safety.
March 2021 has once again been proclaimed as Agriculture Literacy Month in Saskatchewan. Agriculture Literacy Month allows students across the province to participate in conversations and activities to help them learn about the agriculture industry. This year the Government of Saskatchewan…
(CP) Two dozen meat processors will share $7.8 million from Ottawa to cover the costs of “exceptional” activities to maintain production during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Saskatchewan Stock Growers Foundation (SSGF) is pleased to announce it has been awarded $3.4M from the Weston Family Foundation Prairie Grasslands Initiative to collaborate on one of the largest prairie grasslands conservation efforts in Canadian history.
Lethbridge & District Exhibition March 5 announced a new way for the agriculture community to come together, allowing vendors, exhibitors and businesses access that they would traditionally have at AG-EXPO.
Southern Alberta canola producers stand to benefit from a joint research project by Lethbridge College and Farming Smarter.
In a cow-calf operation where cattle are often fed in pens for a portion of the year, pens are generally cleaned at least annually to remove accumulated manure and bedding. While backgrounders and feedlots have enforced protocols to manage and store manure, general guidelines apply to all pr…
CF Industries posted record production and sales during 2020 and expects a banner 2021 in the fertilizer business while it advances renewable energy and production projects, officials said as they detailed their fourth-quarter earnings report on Thursday.
More than $2.9 million dollars will be invested by beef producers into new research and technology transfer projects in 2021 through the Canadian Beef Cattle Check-Off. Proposals for twenty-nine more projects have been approved for funding by the Beef Cattle Research Council (BCRC) to advan…
A research project by Lethbridge College researchers is breaking new ground in the study of subsurface drip fertigation (SDF).
A mentorship program for young producers provides a valuable opportunity to Swift Current rancher Scott Gerbrandt to learn more about the beef industry and build connections with others who share his passion.
The pandemic was undoubtedly the single biggest shock to the Canadian agriculture and food industry in 2020, and its impact will have some lasting effects, according to Farm Credit Canada’s (FCC) economics team.
The Rural Connectivity Task Force, a project of the Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS), has released a discussion paper summarizing its findings at the halfway point since launching in September 2020.
Redcliff RCMP are reporting in relation to the collision involving cattle which took place on December 6 on the Trans Canada highway between Brooks and Medicine Hat, there are 2 bulls remain unaccounted for following the investigation.
Please find attached the latest Cattle Market Update (Nov. 30). Below are a few of the highlights from this past week:
Annual list by Charity Intelligence examines return on investment for each dollar donated Canadian Foodgrains Bank is pleased to announce its inclusion as a Top 10 Impact Charity by Charity Intelligence Canada for 2020. “This repeated public affirmation of our work, and the work of our membe…
The Producer Town Hall will feature an overview of the work done by ABP this year, presentations from our national organizations and a question and answer period. For those unable to attend, the town hall will be recorded and available to stream online.