Local Agriculture

With the annual general meeting of the Canadian Cooperative Wool Growers (CCWG) on the horizon, the current state of the wool industry with southern Alberta has been a topic of conversation for stakeholders, vendors and consumers.

Thursday, 12 October 2017 06:34

Harvest is underway for sweetest crop in Alberta

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The harvest of the sweetest crop in Southern Alberta is now underway despite a later start due to snowy and wet weather conditions.

Thursday, 12 October 2017 06:32

ABP Fall Producer Meetings in full force

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ABP prides itself on being an organization of producers, run by producers, speaking and working on behalf of the cattle and beef producers in Alberta.

The federal government is proposing changes to the Income Tax Act aimed at collecting revenue from corporations that are using certain measures as loopholes to shelter profits from being taxed at the same rate as other Canadians’ income.

In response to the government’s proposed tax changes rolled out by Finance Minister Bill Morneau in July, the Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) has been working to ensure the government is fully aware of the negative impact these changes could have for the family farm.

Thursday, 28 September 2017 07:08

Rain delaying crops being harvested

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Rain showers last week delayed harvest for some producers but most were back in the field within a few days.

Thursday, 28 September 2017 07:07

RCMP respond to fatal farm accident

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An accident in Special Areas 2 has left a teenager deceased.

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