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    Calgary Stampede Goes Green With Food Waste

    Wednesday April 23, 2014

    Thanks to a composting pilot project the Calgary Stampede has successfully diverted 80 per cent of its kitchen waste from going to landfills

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    Ritz Talks Trade In Japan

    Tuesday April 22, 2014

    (file photo) Gerry RitzThe federal agriculture minister visited his Japanese counterpart last week and pushed for progress toward a trade de

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    Farmland Values Up

    Monday April 21, 2014

    Strong crop receipts in the first half of last year, surging cattle prices and low interest rates drove Canadian farmland values skyward in

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    Cargill One Of Three Grain Handlers Working To IncreaseCapacity

    Wednesday April 16, 2014

    Three prairie grain handlers have announced significant investments in their grain handling infrastructure in the last two days.Cargill says

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    From Field To Plate

    Wednesday April 09, 2014

    Aggie Days is back at the Calgary Stampede grounds.School students are being toured through the exhibits at the BMO Centre until Friday and

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    Grain Groups Happy With Rail Legislation Amendments

    Wednesday April 09, 2014

    A couple of major grain industry groups are happy to see expedited action taken by the federal government to move forward with Bill C-30 and

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    Former Arrowwood 4-H Member Receives Recognition

    Monday April 07, 2014

    The usual hustle and bustle of the Vulcan UFA Farm Store was replaced Monday morning by the hustle and bustle of busy company officials, hap

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    U.S. Court Decides To Hear COOL Argument Again

    Monday April 07, 2014

    A US court has decided it will rehear a request from livestock and meat industry groups to block the final rule on American country-of-origi

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    Free Trade Deal A Good One With Colombia

    Friday April 04, 2014

    Canada and Colombia have had a Free Trade Agreement in place for three years now and it's been well received in the South American Country.T

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    It's Calving Season

    Thursday April 03, 2014

    Area ranchers are well into calving operations for the year. But how is this extra long winter affecting them? Harry Brook with Alberta Agri

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    Snow And Cold Delay Seeding

    Wednesday April 02, 2014

    All this snow on the ground is pushing planting season back on the calendar for area farmers. However, Harry Brook, a Crop Specialist with A

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    Farmers Around The World gather In South America

    Tuesday April 01, 2014

    Humphrey Banack Farm group delegates from 80 countries met in Argentina last week for the World Farmers' Organization's annual congress.The

  • Huge Agricultural Auction

    Tuesday April 01, 2014

    More than $13-million  in equipment and farmland was sold in the unreserved public auction in Nampa, Alberta Saturday. Ritchie Bros. Au

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    Province Eases Road Ban Rules

    Friday March 28, 2014

    Farmers are getting a break on road bans so they can still transport their grain from storage to elevators.Spring thaw is tough on Alberta‚Ä

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    Five Albertans Receive Mentorships

    Thursday March 27, 2014

    The Cattlemen's Young Leaders Program mentorship recipients for 2014 have been announced.26 young people were vying for 16 spots in the ment

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