Agricultural News

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    Hog Numbers Up, Cattle Down

    Thursday August 27, 2015

    The Canadian cattle inventory continues to shrink, while hog populations went up slightly over the past year.A report on livestock estimates

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    Ag Transport Coalition Releases Yearly Report

    Monday August 24, 2015

    The Ag Transport Coalition has released its  review of railway service performance for the 2014/15 grain year. The report tracks railwa

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    Irrigation For The Nation

    Thursday August 20, 2015

    According to a study commissioned by the Alberta Irrigation Projects Association, every cubic metre of water delivered for irrigation adds t

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    4-H Rodeo This Weekend

    Tuesday August 18, 2015

    The 18th Annual Stampede 4-H Rodeo goes Aug. 22 and 23 in Calgary.Kristina Barnes, with the Stampede, says many of the events are similar to

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    Open Those Gates

    Monday August 17, 2015

    Open Farm Days go the weekend of Aug. 22 and 23 across Alberta.For those who don't want to make the drive out from the city on Saturday, the

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    Don't Expect Big Jump In Beef Prices Next Year

    Wednesday August 12, 2015

    Some market analysts say drought right now will force beef prices up in about a year's time. This would be a result some of producers out we

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    Cargill Announces Winners

    Tuesday August 11, 2015

    Cargill is giving back to two charitable organizations in Alberta as part of its Together We Thrive contest. The contest encourages charitab

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    Changes Coming To Producer Car Program

    Friday August 07, 2015

    The Canadian Grain Commission is making changes to the producer car program.The changes are to ensure the program provides timely and effici

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    Drought Help Coming

    Friday August 07, 2015

    The province is taking steps to help out drought stricken Alberta farmers.Rental fees are being cut in half for the Agriculture and Forestry

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    Starland Ag Tour around the corner

    Monday July 27, 2015

    August 5 will be a busy day for some people in Starland County. The county's annual Agicultural Tour is slated for that date.

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    Making Sure Cattle Are Safe

    Thursday July 23, 2015

    The Federal Government is providing $268,000 to make sure cattle arriving at action markets and slaughterhouses meet the standards for proce

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    Deadline Coming Wednesday

    Monday June 29, 2015

    The deadline is fast approaching if you'd like to nominate someone for the Alberta Beef Producers 2016 Environmental Stewardship Award. 

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    Too Much Heat

    Saturday June 27, 2015

    Whether or not we love the heat we're expecting this weekend, it can take it's toll.Not just on us, but on crops around the Foothills, with

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    WHO Cancer Unit Says 2, 4-D "Possibly" Causes Cancer

    Thursday June 25, 2015

    The World Health Organization (WHO) has raised a flag on another agricultural chemical.The WHO's International Agency For Research on Cancer

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    Canada Ratifies UPOV

    Wednesday June 24, 2015

    Canada has announced that it has ratified the UPOV '91 treaty (International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants) to improve

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