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Some of southern Alberta’s key cash crops took a major pounding with weekend hail storms.

Thursday, 04 July 2013 10:16

Sask crop report from June 25-July 1

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Saskatchewan livestock producers have six per cent of the 2013 hay crop cut and less than one per cent baled or put into silage, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s weekly Crop Report.  Ninety-one per cent is rated as good to excellent in quality.

Following are the winners from the 4-H competitions at Frontier Days June 27-30:

Robertson Implements and Medicine Hat New Holland Ltd, have formed a partnership and purchased the assets of Milliken Farm Supplies of Taber.

Alberta’s carbon offset credit system has put money into farmers pockets  — some farmers.

As crops across southern Alberta start to grow and another hail season begins, farmers are hoping to be spared from the kind of record hail damage that battered crops in every part of the province last year.

Wednesday, 12 June 2013 16:12

SPARC short-handed moving forward

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Swift Current’s Semiarid Prairie Agricultural Research Centre is dealing with the aftermath of even more staffing cuts, after losing several staff members already last year.

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