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Thursday, 11 May 2017 16:16

ABP and SCA call for research letters of intent

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Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) and the Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association (SCA) are pleased to invite applications of research and development in areas that address targeted industry priorities.

Fusarium is on the rise across the prairies, and is raising concern about cereal crop quality.

A new board of directors will provide oversight and accountability at the Agriculture Financial Services Corporation (AFSC).

Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Oneil Carlier issued a statement April 26 after meeting Alberta crop commissions and discussing farmers’ concerns on unharvested crops.

The Broken Arrow Youth Ranch, has been in existence for more than 10 years, but it’s one of Saskatchewan’s best kept secrets … until now.

Operation Pollinator, a Syngenta program focused on research and partnerships to promote the health and well-being of bees and other pollinators given their essential role in agriculture and nature, is expanding its footprint in Western Canada through a multi-year partnership with the Soil Conservation Council of Canada (SCCC). 

The 11th annual Aggie Days April 25-26 was another success at the Lethbridge Exhibition Park. Aggie Days, presented by UFA, has been a past hit with the schools and interest continues to grow.

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