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Thursday, 31 May 2018 10:23

11-22 Seed cleaning plant passes first hurdle

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The first hurdle has been cleared for the 11-22 Seed Cleaning Plant as it works to building a bigger, more efficient facility with better access for the grain haulers.

The distance from farm to table will soon be getting a lot shorter for Calgary Co-op members.

Canadian grain farmers are applauding May 22’s passage of Bill C-49, the Transportation Modernization Act. The House of Commons and Senate voted in favour of the Bill, paving the way for it to receive Royal Assent.

Thursday, 24 May 2018 10:34

Know the height, width of your farm equipment

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Did you know that in the past few weeks, there have been several power line contacts with agricultural equipment in Alberta?

Managing pastures for maximum productivity is a long term goal, but weather fluctuations, fire, insect or wildlife damage, and any other unforeseen circumstances can quickly create a complex balancing act.

With the really dry conditions last year and earlier this year, the concentration of minerals in water used for spraying herbicides may have increased. 

The Town of Hanna is well on its way to showing the world just the kind of stuff its people are made of since the province announced that the Sheerness Coal mine would be getting shuttered by 2030 as part of its coal phase-out.

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