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    WTO Reportedly Rules In Canada's Favour On COOL

    Tuesday August 26, 2014

    The Wall Street Journal is reporting that a World Trade Organization panel has ruled in favour of Canada and Mexico in the meat country of o

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    Latest Alberta Crop Report

    Monday August 25, 2014

    Harvest operations are beginning across the province. While swathing of most crops is underway in all regions, combining is just starting in

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    New Regs For Mechanically Tenderized Meat

    Friday August 22, 2014

    Federal health minister Rona Ambrose has announced new labelling requirements for mechanically tenderized beef to help consumers know when t

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    Farm Workers Still Not Covered

    Thursday August 21, 2014

    Wednesday marked the the tenth anniversary of Farm Workers Day in Alberta, ironically the only province that still excludes farm workers fro

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    4-H Rodeo In Calgary This Weekend

    Thursday August 21, 2014

    Close to 70 members of 4-H from all over Alberta and our neighbours to the east and west will be in Calgary this weekend to compete in the a

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    Rocky Mountain Equipment Posts Good Second Quarter

    Tuesday August 12, 2014

    Farm equipment dealer Rocky Mountain Equipment scored a financial gain in their second quarter earnings this year.The Company's Chief Operat

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    Cargill Closing Milwaukee Plant

    Friday August 01, 2014

    A lack of cattle has forced Cargill to close its Milwaukee Wisconsin beef plant as of the end of business Friday, August 1st.  About 60

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    Rail Regulations To Be Released Friday

    Thursday July 31, 2014

    The regulations supporting the rail legislation passed by the federal government this spring are expected to be made public and come into fo

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    Injunction Against COOL Rejected

    Wednesday July 30, 2014

    A coalition of North American meat industry groups, including the Canadian Cattlemen's Association and the Canadian Pork Council, has lost i

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    Open Farms Days Are Coming

    Tuesday July 29, 2014

    The province's Agriculture and Tourism departments are getting together again this August to show off Alberta farms.Open Farm Days is back f

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    Canola Association Becomes A Partner

    Wednesday July 23, 2014

    The Canadian Canola Growers Association has joined Partners In Innovation, a coalition of farmer, industry and value chain organizations.Bre

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    Alberta Crop Conditions Improving

    Monday July 21, 2014

    An extended period of warm, dry weather during the past two weeks has enhanced crop development and benefited haying operations across the e

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    ALMA Gets Two New Directors

    Friday July 18, 2014

    Two new directors joined the Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency (ALMA) board, bringing experience in beef feedlot management, and mixed farmi

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    Working Cow Horse Event Pays Off

    Tuesday July 15, 2014

    At the Working Cow Horse Classic at the Calgary Stampede, John Swales of Millarville won the ninth of the 14 open class events he’s entere

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    Westlock Auctioneer Wins Stampede Title

    Monday July 14, 2014

    At the International Livestock Auctioneer Championship Travis Rogers of Westlock had to wait, watch and listen to all nine of his competitor

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