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Wednesday, 07 June 2017 15:46

Most Sask. farmers have crop in the ground

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Saskatchewan producers now have 81 per cent of the 2017 crop in the ground, right in line with the five-year (2012-2016) seeding average for this time of year of 82 per cent.  

Wednesday, 07 June 2017 15:45

Funding connects students to agribusiness

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New funding for Alberta’s Green Certificate Program (GCP) is providing more opportunities for students to explore potential careers in agribusiness.

With the JMH&CO. Start Up Pitch Competition behind them, Medicine Hat College (MHC) student and alumni entrepreneurs received their funding today and prepared to move on to the next phase of launching their small businesses.

Pea leaf weevil were first identified as being present in Saskatchewan in 2007. 

New infrastructure funding will allow Lethbridge College to create a flexible, modular innovation space that will benefit students, faculty and industry by providing real-world research opportunities in all disciplines.

With the announcement of an almost quarter billion dollar, interest-free loan to the Orphan Well Association by the Government of Alberta, the Alberta Federation of Agriculture (AFA) officials are hopeful the funds will begin to truly address the clean up and reclamation of abandoned wells found on agriculture land throughout the province.

Parents looking for an interesting week-long camp for their children in southeast Alberta can check out an offering by Pascalle Wisse through VDK Dressage Equestrian Centre.

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