Agricultural News

  • Joanne Buth

    CIGI To Promote Canada With Funding

    Friday October 31, 2014

    The Canadian International Grains Institute (Cigi) is welcoming the $15 million investment that was announced by the federal government earl

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    No Three Strikes You're Out When It Comes To COOL and The U-S

    Thursday October 30, 2014

    Verlyn Olson (file photo)Don't expect any movement of the U-S Country of Original Labelling rules for awhile.The World Trade Organization la

  • Gerry Ritz-Russ-1

    Round And Round We Go

    Wednesday October 29, 2014

    Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz says he expects that the US will appeal the latest ruling on country of origin labelling.Ritz notes he's had

  • Colin-Woodall

    U.S. Beef Lobby Bullish Over COOL Ruling

    Monday October 27, 2014

    The latest ruling in Canada's favour by the World Trade Organization on country of origin labelling or "COOL" is good news for one group sou

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    Riders Reap Rewards

    Friday October 24, 2014

    A High River rider came away with over $2600 in winnin gs from the Canadian Supreme event at the Westerner Ag Grounds in Red Deer last wee

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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

  • Randy Hambling

    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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