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Federal Gov Discusses NAFTA With Ag Stakeholders

Agricultural stakeholders gathered in Ottawa Monday to take part in roundtable discussions surrounding NAFTA. Groups ranging from beef to dairy to grain met with Federal Ag Minister Lawrence MacAulay…

Longview 4-H Beef Club Receives Award

The Longview 4-H Beef Club received the High River District Health Care Foundation's Clifford and Louise Lougheed Award for Outstanding Philanthropy. The award was present to the club last Friday at…

Provincal Ag Minister Off to the E.U.

Provincial Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, Oneil Carlier, will be travelling to the European Union with colleagues on a trade and investment mission. Minister Carlier says, the E.U. presents…

Making Feed go the Distance this Winter

Planning ahead will become crucial in making feed go the distance this winter. Barry Yaremcio, Beef and Forage Specialist at the Ag Info Centre, says producers have a couple of choices when short on…

NAFTA Talk in Canada this Weekend

The third round of NAFTA talks are set to take place this weekend in Ottawa. John Masswohl, Director of Government and International Relations with the Canadian Cattlemen's Association, says NAFTA…

Report Identifies Research Priorities For Canada’s Wheat Industry

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) and Cereals Canada have released their 2017 Canadian Wheat Research Priorities Report. Priorities were developed to identify the areas of research that public,…

New Market Access to Europe

As of today, new duty free quotas are available for hormone free Canadian beef entering the European Union. Through the Comprehensive and Economic Trade Agreement, also known as CETA, Canada will be…

More Producers and Feedlot Operators needed for CETA

The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union, also know as CETA, comes into effect this Thursday. Under the agreement, there will be new duty free quotas for…

NDP is Causing Agricultural Societies Grief

The NDP Government is causing Agricultural Societies in Alberta grief as they wait for their annual grants. On Friday, the Agriculture and Forestry Minister's office confirmed the Agricultural…

New Cavendish Farms Facility in Lethbridge

Premier Rachel Notley was in Lethbridge yesterday, helping break ground for the new Cavendish Farms frozen potato processing facility. The state-of-the-art facility will cost $360 million, and employ…

Incorporating Agriculture into Classroom Curriculums

Agriculture for Life is bridging the gap between agriculture and classroom curriculums. The Agriculture Education Teachers' Symposium is being held for teachers involved with students Kindergarten to…

Federal Ag Minister's Take on Proposed Tax Changes

We've been hearing loud and clear how many farmers feel in regards to the Liberals' proposed tax changes for small business. There's been concerns that the proposed changes would make it more…

Join the Conversation on Twitter

This Wednesday, join Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada on Twitter and Facebook to learn more about precision feeding for cattle. People are encouraged to participate in the discussion by bringing…

New Addition to Alberta Environmental Farm Plans

Fertilizer Canada has partnered with the Agricultural Research and Extension Council of Alberta (ARECA) to help create sustainable and climate smart agriculture in Alberta. They signed a Memorandum…

Government Helps Farmers Stay on Cutting Edge of Innovation

The Federal Government has announced $4.4 million in funding to improve the agriculture sector through different innovative projects. Kent Hehr, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, made…

AWC Looking for Farmers to Shape Wheat Industry

The Alberta Wheat Commission is looking for farmers who want to take on a leadership role in the wheat industry. Positions for two directors and three regional representatives are open in Regions 2…

Majority Of Farmers In Good Economic Position

The chief agricultural economist for Farm Credit Canada (FCC) says that a stronger Canadian dollar and higher interest rates may make the business of agriculture more challenging, but not necessarily…

Bringing Farm Safety to the Classroom

Taber High School students will be given the opportunity to learn about farm safety at a workshop, October 13. Luree Williamson, CEO of Agriculture for Life, says students will learn how to…

Barlow Speaks Up for Farm Families

The federal Conservative's associate agriculture critic says the Liberals' proposed tax changes are just the latest in a long list of moves which have hurt Canadian farmers. Alberta MP John Barlow…

AWC Provides Producer Perspective on Grain Transportation Legislation

Farmers were well represented in Ottawa when the Alberta Wheat Commission made a presentation to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities on Tuesday. Kevin…

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