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Friday, 18 November 2011 11:42

Group urges saving Canadian Wheat Board

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By Jamie Woodford
Southern Alberta
Southern Alberta farmers descended upon the parking lot at MP Jim Hillyer’s office Nov. 8 to rally against what they say is the federal government’s undemocratic action of dismantling the Canadian Wheat Board (CWB).

Friday, 18 November 2011 10:06

WTO rules strongly in favor of Canada in COOL case

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The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) is extremely pleased that the World Trade Organization (WTO) has ruled in favour of Canada and Mexico’s complaint against U.S. Country of Origin Labeling (COOL). 

Wednesday, 16 November 2011 08:20

Group urges saving Canadian Wheat Board

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By Jamie Woodford
Southern Alberta
Southern Alberta farmers descended upon the parking lot at MP Jim Hillyer’s office Nov. 8 to rally against what they say is the federal government’s undemocratic action of dismantling the Canadian Wheat Board (CWB).

Wednesday, 16 November 2011 08:18

Sustainable Ag Tour focuses on innovations/waterways

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By Jamie Woodford
Southern Alberta
Protecting the quality of local waterways was the theme of a sustainable agriculture tour recently hosted by the County of Lethbridge. 

Wednesday, 09 November 2011 08:41

Too much rain initially dampened AIPA’s year

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By Jamie Woodford
Alberta
Irrigation districts in southern Alberta wrapped up last month with “a pretty good year,” but things were looking pretty bleak in the beginning as rains continued through the spring.

Wednesday, 09 November 2011 08:01

Workers busy harvesting annual sugar beet crop

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By Jamie Woodford
Alberta
It’s stirred into your coffee, sprinkled on your cereal, or mixed into the muffin batter, but before sugar lands in your pantry, it’s extracted from sugar beets. Even before that the beets are handled by hard-working people on the ground.


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The CWB today released its October 2011 Pool Return Outlook (PRO) for the 2011-12 crop year.

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