Agricultural News

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    4-H Club Aids Hospital

    Thursday May 21, 2015

    (photo courtesy Dawn Giles)The Longview 4-H Beef Club's Show and Sale turned out to be a huge success last weekend.Stephen Hughes is an orga

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    Canada Wins At WTO

    Tuesday May 19, 2015

    The Alberta Beef Producers are very excited about the Monday's World Trade Organization ruling against the American's Country of Origin Labe

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    Ritz Looks Forward To WTO Ruling

    Friday May 15, 2015

    On May 18, the World Trade Organization (WTO) is expected to announce its decision on the United States' Country of Origin Labelling (COOL)

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    Crop Variety Is Key

    Monday May 11, 2015

    Now is the time to be on the lookout for herbicide resistant weeds.Angela Brackenreed, agronomy specialist with the Canola Council of Canada

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    Seeding Already Started In Southern Alberta

    Wednesday May 06, 2015

    Anyone driving around the foothills lately has probably seen that seeding is already underway.The Ag Specialist with the Foothills MD Jeff P

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    Cargill Looking For Worthy Groups

    Thursday April 30, 2015

    A contest launched by Cargill is giving six community organizations across the country the chance to win $25,000.The Together We Thrive cont

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    Big Machinery, Big Dangers

    Wednesday April 29, 2015

    The Annual Day of Mourning, an annual observance to commemorate those who've lost their lives in work related accidents was held Tuesday Apr

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    Capital Gains Increase Comes After Years Of Effort

    Tuesday April 28, 2015

    Last week’s federal budget is getting good reviews from the majority of Canada’s agriculture sector. The increase to the Lifetime Capita

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    Stats Canada Seeding Intentions Report Out

    Thursday April 23, 2015

    In Statistics Canada's March Seeding Intentions Report, farmers in Alberta reported the area for spring wheat should grow by 6.6 per cent to

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    Reaction To Federal Budget Generally Positive

    Thursday April 23, 2015

    Agriculture leaders are in agreement that Tuesday's federal budget had a number of positive elements for Canadian farmers.Canadian Federatio

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    Goodies For Agriculture In Federal Budget

    Tuesday April 21, 2015

    The Federal Budget had some items for agriculture contained in it.The Harper government plans to increase the Lifetime Capital Gains Exempti

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    Government Streamlines Registering Crop Varieties

    Friday April 17, 2015

    The federal government has announced upcoming changes to streamline and modernize the way crop varieties are registered in Canada.Changes in

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    Saudi's Invest In CWB

    Thursday April 16, 2015

    The Final step in the Federal Government’s move to Marketing Freedom is complete.Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz confirming a deal has bee


    Didsbury Woman Named Ducks Unlimited's Volunteer Of The Year

    Tuesday April 14, 2015

    An Alberta woman has has been named the winner of Ducks Unlimited's first ever Volunteer of the Year Award.Alana Gibson from Didsbury was ch

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    Mice And Their Droppings A Concern

    Tuesday April 14, 2015

    Many people are out cleaning barns and sheds and they could find the droppings of deer mice that have made their way inside in the winter.Dr

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