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Could Canada be seeing big changes with their trading future as Donald Trump sets his sights on different agreements in the near future?

Thursday, 14 December 2017 06:56

Putting a value on topsoil, nutrient loss near Hilda

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The losses of topsoil and soil nutrients caused by the Hilda wildfires and accompanying high winds are significant , according to preliminary figures coming from an analysis conducted by a soil scientist.

After the cancellation of last year's annual beef pen show, the Medicine Hat Exhibition and Stampede is gearing up to host its 20th event Dec. 15-16 with a strong showing for pen show entries and trade show vendors.

After the dry conditions of this summer, many areas that have been too wet to seed in prior years now are dry enough to seed.

Thursday, 07 December 2017 11:24

Hey SW Sask.:do you recall seeing leafy spurge?

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Leafy Spurge is an invasive weed that is easy to recognize once you have seen it! It features alternate, long, narrow, waxy leaves that attach directly to the smooth stem of the plant. If a leaf or stem is broken a white sticky sap will ooze out.

On Dec. 5, Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced a targeted incentive program to encourage the continued sale of cultivated and formerly cultivated agricultural Crown land.  

Agriculture science students at the Lethbridge College were given an opportunity to advance their learning at the Career Networking night.

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