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Knowing Where You Are On The Farm

Farming ain't what it used to be. More and more farmers, like the rest of us, are becoming more reliant on technology. That's where Trimble's Ag Solutions come in, as they're the industry leader in…

Proper Plant Nutrition Is The Key To Higher Yields

Plants need proper nutrition just like we all do to grow and live properly. That's the focus of Dan Owen, the Product Innovation Manager with ATP Nutrition, who took part in the annual Farm Forum…

Fertilizer Company Helping Farmer's Sustainability

One of the biggest fights farmers have on their hands in these days of environmental activism, is becoming and staying sustainable. Dan Aberhart, President of Aberhart Ag Solutions for Bio-Cycle was…

Provincial And U.S. State Ag Ministers To Meet

Agriculture Minister Oneil Carlier will talk trade and growth opportunities with Canadian and U.S. agricultural leaders in Baton Rouge this weekend. The annual Legislative Agricultural Chairs Summit…

Stavely Ag Research Work To Continue

The provincial government and the University of Alberta are getting together to continue agricultural research at two southern Alberta substations. The province has been implementing a new management…

FCC Gives Young Farmers A Break

Farm Credit Canada (FCC) has doubled the amount of credit available under the FCC Young Farmer Loan. The credit limit will be increased to $1 million from $500,000. “A big focus of FCC’s mandate is…

Productive ABP General Meeting

For three days, producers, industry, government representatives and Alberta Beef Producers delegates tackled big issues impacting the province’s cattle industry at the the Annual General Meeting in…

CCA Taking Wait And See Approach To Trump

US President-Elect Donald Trump has stated his desire to re-negotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) after he takes office, and that has some Canadian politicians and farm groups…

ABP Delegates Chosen

Alberta Beef Producers delegate election results are in. Official counting of the ballots took place Wednesday, November 9. Zone 3 was the only zone with an election this year. The remaining eight…

Local Farmer's Nominate Community Projects For Funds

Canadian farmers Have aided 66 charities and non-profits that make life better in small towns across the country. They'll each receive $2,500 grants from the Monsanto Fund as part of the 2016…

Wildrose Calls For Government To Act On Bovine TB

Wildrose MLAs are calling on the government to take quick action on bovine tuberculosis. Thirty cattle ranches have been put under quarantine in southern Alberta since the first case of bovine TB was…
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Hail Claims Up In Alberta

There was a big jump in hail losses in Alberta in 2016. Total payouts in Alberta this year are reported at $64 million, compared to $50 million in 2015. The total number of premiums was at $79…

Three Men Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

Three men have been inducted into the Alberta Agriculture Hall of Fame. “The Hall of Fame is a tribute to the ongoing legacy of agricultural innovation in this province," says Oneil Carlier, Minister…

ABP Fall Meetings Coming Up

One of the best ways the Alberta Beef Producers can communicate with grassroots producers is coming up. The organization prides itself on being an organization of producers, run by producers,…

CFA Presents To House Pre-Budget Committee

The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) voiced its opinion last week to the House of Commons Standing Committee of Finance during its annual pre-budget consultation hearings. CFA President Ron…

Harvest Getting Over The Hump

A good few days of weather has helped producers get the crop off. Jeff Porter, the Ag Fieldman for the Foothills MD says harvest in the area is nearing the halfway mark. "This year I would say is a…
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High Costs, Low Prices Squeeze Feedlot

One of Canada's largest feedlots has said it won't be taking on any more cattle. Western Feedlots announced Wednesday it's winding down its cattle operations. Cattle market analyst Anne Wasko with…

Stats Can Releases Crop Estimates

Statistics Cnada has released its Model-Based Principal Field Crop estimates for August 31, 2016. At the national level, spring wheat production is estimated to be 20.6 million tonnes in 2016, up…

China Delays Dockage Deadline

Discussions between Canadian and Chinese officials continue over Canadian canola exports, and it appears those talks have yielded some progress. Wednesday morning Prime Minister Trudeau announced…

Upcoming Sale Will Tell The Tale

Cattle markets have been down this year and that's expected to continue. Ty Sears with Mesabi Ranches south of High River says a sale in the next couple of weeks will give a better indication of just…

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