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Courtesy CCA                                                                   
Bryan and Glenys Weedon of the Weedon Ranch are the 2011 recipient of The Environmental Stewardship Award (TESA).  A national award presented by the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA), TESA recognizes innovative sustainable management practices and stewardship initiatives that ensure a sustainable future for the beef cattle industry.

Thursday, 05 January 2012 09:50

Agriculture is still a promising vocation

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By Jamie Woodford
Southern Alberta
Despite constant change, the future of agriculture is looking bright according to students studying agriculture at the University of Lethbridge.

By Jamie Woodford
Southern Alberta
Safety is always on the mind of agriculture industry workers, but sometimes safety training requires more than just information.
A safety course designed to change the way people think about safety on a farm, ranch or other agricultural settings is coming to southern Alberta.

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The Wheat Stem Sawfly (WSS) is a serious cereal pest.

By Jamie Woodford
Southern Alberta
If famous explorer John Palliser could see the amount of spring rains that accumulate in his Triangle today, he might not have written off the area as unsuitable for agricultural development.

By Rose Sanchez
Southern Alberta
A group of 20 delegates from France were able to learn more about the cattle industry in southern Alberta thanks to the hospitality shown by area ranchers, businessmen and the Feeder Associations of Alberta.

Friday, 18 November 2011 11:42

Group urges saving Canadian Wheat Board

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By Jamie Woodford
Southern Alberta
Southern Alberta farmers descended upon the parking lot at MP Jim Hillyer’s office Nov. 8 to rally against what they say is the federal government’s undemocratic action of dismantling the Canadian Wheat Board (CWB).

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