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    Former Cargill Employee Fined

    Wednesday October 22, 2014

    A former employee at the Cargill meat packing plant north of High River has been fined $7500 for tampering with wastewater samples at the pl

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    Trade Deal With Korea Could Mean A Fresh Start

    Wednesday October 01, 2014

    Now that a new free-trade agreement between Canada and Korea has been signed, the hard work begins for the Canadian beef industry to win con

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    You Vet on It

    Wednesday October 01, 2014

    High school students or 4-H members thinking about a career working with animals can find out all they need to know this weekend.Jennifer En

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    Ritz Continues Striking Deals

    Wednesday September 24, 2014

    Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz has completed a successful mission to China and India.In China, Ritz met with the minister of agriculture to

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    Potentially Good News On The Trade Front

    Monday September 22, 2014

    Monday's signing of the Canada-Korea Free Trade agreement means that Canadian canola could soon have tariff free access to South Korea.When

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    Canola Commission Looking For Directors

    Friday September 19, 2014

    The Alberta Canola Producers Commission is on the hunt for canola producers willing to be a Director of the commission. The elected Director

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    Snow Puts A Crimp On Harvest

    Friday September 12, 2014

    The cold, wet, snowy weather has thrown a wrench into the harvest that was just about to shift into high gear.Randy Hambling farms south of

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    Snow A Concern, But Frost Is Worse

    Wednesday September 10, 2014

    Heavy snow is bad news for grain farmers as it knocks grain down, and with it comes the risk of frost. Crop Specialist with Alberta Agricult

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    New Head Of FCC Gives First Public Presentation

    Friday August 29, 2014

    Farm Credit Canada says its strong and stable financial position reflects continued strength and pride in Canadian agriculture.That's accord

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    WTO Reportedly Rules In Canada's Favour On COOL

    Tuesday August 26, 2014

    The Wall Street Journal is reporting that a World Trade Organization panel has ruled in favour of Canada and Mexico in the meat country of o

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    Latest Alberta Crop Report

    Monday August 25, 2014

    Harvest operations are beginning across the province. While swathing of most crops is underway in all regions, combining is just starting in

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    New Regs For Mechanically Tenderized Meat

    Friday August 22, 2014

    Federal health minister Rona Ambrose has announced new labelling requirements for mechanically tenderized beef to help consumers know when t

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    Farm Workers Still Not Covered

    Thursday August 21, 2014

    Wednesday marked the the tenth anniversary of Farm Workers Day in Alberta, ironically the only province that still excludes farm workers fro

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    4-H Rodeo In Calgary This Weekend

    Thursday August 21, 2014

    Close to 70 members of 4-H from all over Alberta and our neighbours to the east and west will be in Calgary this weekend to compete in the a

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    Rocky Mountain Equipment Posts Good Second Quarter

    Tuesday August 12, 2014

    Farm equipment dealer Rocky Mountain Equipment scored a financial gain in their second quarter earnings this year.The Company's Chief Operat

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