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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).

Friday, 18 November 2011 10:06

WTO rules strongly in favor of Canada in COOL case

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The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) is extremely pleased that the World Trade Organization (WTO) has ruled in favour of Canada and Mexico’s complaint against U.S. Country of Origin Labeling (COOL). 

Wednesday, 16 November 2011 08:20

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).

Wednesday, 16 November 2011 08:18

Sustainable Ag Tour focuses on innovations/waterways

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By Jamie Woodford
Southern Alberta
Protecting the quality of local waterways was the theme of a sustainable agriculture tour recently hosted by the County of Lethbridge. 

Wednesday, 09 November 2011 08:41

Too much rain initially dampened AIPA’s year

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By Jamie Woodford
Alberta
Irrigation districts in southern Alberta wrapped up last month with “a pretty good year,” but things were looking pretty bleak in the beginning as rains continued through the spring.

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