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Alberta wheat farmers who paid the Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) check-off and did not request a refund are eligible to receive a 20 percent tax credit under the Scientific Research & Experimental Development (SR&ED) program for their investment in AWC-funded wheat research. For example, farmers who paid $100 in check-off to AWC in 2016 would earn $20 in tax credit.

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada released the 2017 Canadian Agricultural Outlook on Feb. 17.

The Water Security Agency (WSA) has issued the largest single agricultural drainage approval in the province’s history.

Wednesday, 22 February 2017 11:31

Ag Expo set to return March 1-3 in Lethbridge

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Ag Expo returns to the Lethbridge Exhibition Park March 1-3.

Wednesday, 22 February 2017 11:29

New loan for young entrepreneurs

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Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Lawrence MacAulay and Farm Credit Canada (FCC) announced a new loan for young entrepreneurs in the agriculture retail, manufacturing and food processing sectors stated in a release Feb. 16.

AgriProfit$ Cropping Alternatives is a crop budgeting tool that allows producers to project costs, margins and break-even yields for their crops as they begin planning for this year.

JBS Canada and Medicine Hat College (MHC) have partnered to provide leadership training opportunities for JBS supervisors.

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