Local Agriculture

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz sat down with farmers in southeastern Alberta July 10 to get their input on agriculture policies and to let them know about the many ways the Harper Government is creating growth and economic prosperity. Member of Parliament LaVar Payne (Medicine Hat) hosted the roundtable discussion.

Monsanto Canada July 10 will host farmers, retail customers and other key industry stakeholders at the official Grand Opening of its expanded DEKALB(R) canola seed processing plant - home to Monsanto's North American hybrid canola seed production and manufacturing business.

Friday, 22 June 2012 13:45

New projects get some help from ADOPT

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June 22, Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced nearly $550,000 in new funding through the Agricultural Demonstration of Practices and Technologies Program (ADOPT). Sixty-six producer-led projects will receive funding to promote the adoption of new technologies and production methods to benefit Saskatchewan farmers and ranchers.

It looks as though the province of Alberta will be getting an all-wheat commission.

It was a good day for Rayanne Becker from the Borderline Beef Club.

Newell Regional Services has completed testing of the ammonia injection system, at the Water Treatment Plant.

Information Services Corporation (ISC) is recognizing 421 Saskatchewan families with an ISC Century Family Farm Award at ceremonies being held June 4-7. The annual award recognizes farm families who have continuously farmed or ranched their land for 100 years or more.

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