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    Monsanto Scholarships Up For Grabs

    Tuesday March 24, 2015

    Canadian farm kids are being invited to apply for 2015 Monsanto Fund Opportunity Scholarships.Sponsored by the philanthropic arm of Monsanto

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    Federal Ag Minister Back From Southeast Asia

    Monday March 23, 2015

    Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz has wrapped up a trade mission to Vietnam, South Korea and Japan.While in Seoul, Ritz met with Korean Agricu

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    Projects Approved To Improve Winter Wheat Production

    Wednesday March 18, 2015

    THE Alberta Wheat Commission IS making a big investment to improve returns for farmers.$150,000 will go to eleven winter wheat-related resea

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    Cattle Market Does Good Things For Agriculture

    Saturday March 14, 2015

    The chief economist with ATB Financial has positive news for the agriculture sector in 2015.Todd Hirsch says the beef sector is expected to

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    Railways Falling Short

    Thursday March 12, 2015

    The Ag Transport Coalition has released its railway performance update.The report measures performance up to February 14, 2015, and covers 9

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    Animal Care Conference Has Something For Everyone

    Tuesday March 10, 2015

    Organizers are planning something for everyone at the 2015 Livestock Care Conference in Calgary later this month.Marketing and Communication

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    Canadian Beef Centre Opens

    Tuesday March 10, 2015

    The Canadian Beef Centre of Excelleance got the Grand Opening treatment Monday in Calgary.Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food,

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    DUcks Unlimited Announces Forage Incentive Program

    Friday March 06, 2015

    Ducks Unlimited is again giving producers an edge when balancing production costs with best land management practices.Craig Bishop, Ducks Un

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    Take Care Of Those Calves And They'll Take Care Of You

    Tuesday March 03, 2015

    Many cattle producers in southern Alberta are either well into calving season or about to begin.A Beef Production Specialist with the Albert

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    Bill C-18 Now Law

    Friday February 27, 2015

    Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced Friday that Bill C-18, also known as the Agricultural Growth Act, has received Royal Assent.The ac

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    Animal Care Conference Coming In March

    Monday February 23, 2015

     Interest is growing for the 2015 Livestock Care Conference coming up in late March in Calgary.“We strongly recommend that almost eve

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    Cigi Hosts Combine To Customer Gathering

    Wednesday February 18, 2015

    Over 30 producers from across western Canada attended last week's Combine to Customer program hosted by the Canadian International Grains In

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    Co-operators Helps Provide Farm Safety Education

    Tuesday February 17, 2015

    A Big boost for agriculture safety.The Co-operators has signed on with Ag for Life to provide for an expansion of Ag Safety Days in Alberta.

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    BSE case confirmed in Alberta

    Friday February 13, 2015

    A case of BSE, or Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy has been found in Alberta.

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    Barley Growers Support Pricing Tool

    Friday February 13, 2015

    The Western Barley Growers Association supports the latest Agri-Risk Initiative launched under Growing Forward 2.  The Alberta Wheat Co

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