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    Addressing The Elephant In The Field

    Friday November 21, 2014

    A giant topiary elephant is making its way across western Canada.Bayer Crop Science is parking the elephant in fields along the way in a pla

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    Demand Brewing For Barley

    Tuesday November 18, 2014

    Finding good quality Malt Barley is a struggle this year due to the untimely rains that hit just prior to and during the harvest. Peter Watt

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    Alberta Beef Producers Elect New Zone Reps

    Friday November 14, 2014

    The Alberta Beef Producers have elected Zone Representatives for the 2014-2015 term.Zones three and five had elections, with the remaining s

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    New West Premiers Talk Grain, Oil

    Thursday November 13, 2014

    Alberta Premier Jim Prentice came away from the New West Partnership summit last week happy with the results.The leaders of Alberta, B.C. an

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    New Tools For Traceability

    Monday November 10, 2014

    Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development has unveiled new tools to support livestock producers who take part in  programs that support

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    Barley And Canola Producers Have New Reps

    Friday November 07, 2014

    Two Alberta Barley directors have been acclaimed to the board.Next month David Bishop will replace outgoing region one director Greg Stamp a

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    It's National 4-H Month

    Wednesday November 05, 2014

    Alberta 4-H has named Charlie Gould the 2014 inductee to their Hall of Fame.Gould joined 4-H as a beef club member under the guidance of his

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    $5-million Dollar Gift To U of C For Agriculture Studies

    Tuesday November 04, 2014

    Father and daughter cattle ranchers with a passion for animal care and welfare have donated $5-million to support research at the University

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    FCC Helps To Drive Away Hunger

    Monday November 03, 2014

    Farm Credit Canada’s "Drive Away Hunger" campaign collected more than five million pounds of food this year, with Alberta residents and bu

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    CIGI To Promote Canada With Funding

    Friday October 31, 2014

    The Canadian International Grains Institute (Cigi) is welcoming the $15 million investment that was announced by the federal government earl

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    No Three Strikes You're Out When It Comes To COOL and The U-S

    Thursday October 30, 2014

    Verlyn Olson (file photo)Don't expect any movement of the U-S Country of Original Labelling rules for awhile.The World Trade Organization la

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    Round And Round We Go

    Wednesday October 29, 2014

    Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz says he expects that the US will appeal the latest ruling on country of origin labelling.Ritz notes he's had

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    U.S. Beef Lobby Bullish Over COOL Ruling

    Monday October 27, 2014

    The latest ruling in Canada's favour by the World Trade Organization on country of origin labelling or "COOL" is good news for one group sou

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    Riders Reap Rewards

    Friday October 24, 2014

    A High River rider came away with over $2600 in winnin gs from the Canadian Supreme event at the Westerner Ag Grounds in Red Deer last wee

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    Former Cargill Employee Fined

    Wednesday October 22, 2014

    A former employee at the Cargill meat packing plant north of High River has been fined $7500 for tampering with wastewater samples at the pl

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