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Thursday, 15 August 2013 09:13

Conservatives must protect workers at JBS feedlot

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Alberta Liberal Agriculture and Human Services Critic Dr. David Swann is calling on the provincial Conservatives to stand up for paid farm workers employed at the JBS feedlot in Brooks.

Thursday, 15 August 2013 09:12

Sugar beet industry book to launch Aug. 17

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The Lethbridge Historical Society has picked a sweet time to launch its latest book.

Thursday, 08 August 2013 10:08

Sask. Crop report July 30-Aug. 5

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Saskatchewan livestock producers have 90 per cent of the 2013 hay crop cut and 75 per cent baled or put into silage, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s Weekly Crop Report.

Wednesday, 07 August 2013 14:19

Crop Diagnostic School beneficial for local producers

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The Semiarid Prairie Agricultural Research Centre in Swift Current hosted a Crop Diagnostic School on July 23-24, giving agronomists and producers from across the province the opportunity to learn more about different issues they may come across in the field.

Wednesday, 31 July 2013 15:42

Canada Beef pleased import levy introduced

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(CNW) Canada Beef and Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced an amendment to the Beef Cattle Research, Market Development and Promotion Levies Order to include an import levy on beef cattle, beef and beef products.

Southern Alberta farmers just can’t seem to catch a break this year.

On June 26, Bill C-52, the Fair Rail Freight Service Act (an Act to amend the Canada Transportation Act) received Royal Assent and became law.

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