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A strong financial performance enables Farm Credit Canada’s (FCC) to enhance products and services for customers, give back to communities and provide free learning opportunities for the entire industry, said FCC president and CEO Michael Hoffort, in releasing the federal Crown corporation’s annual report.

A University of Lethbridge project aimed at reducing methane gas emissions in cattle using a type of charcoal as a food additive has received federal funding.

(CNW) The agriculture and agri-food sector is a key growth industry in Canada, contributing over $100 billion annually to the economy and employing 2.3 million Canadians.

The Alberta Young Speakers for Agriculture has announced the winners for its second annual public speaking competition for Albertan youth to share their passion about the agricultural industry.

The Swift Current Ag and Ex and Heavy Horse organizing committee from Frontier Days announced July 19  the winners of the Heavy Horse competitions:

Environment Minister Scott Moe is reminding livestock producers that 90,000 acres of Fish and Wildlife Development fund (FWDF) lands are available to producers for grazing until September 15.  

The world population is projected to increase to more than nine billion by 2050.

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