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Barb Glen
Barb Glen is the Lethbridge bureau chief and livestock editor for The Western Producer.
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The Western Producer Feb 14
Health Canada may be softening neonic stance: CropLife
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Egan Brockhoff Feb 14
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Ed White Feb 13
Interesting point by Mark Hemmes of Qorum: Grain cos don’t compete for grain in order to sell more, but compete for rail capacity to get it to market. That’s the chokepoint
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Jeremy Simes Feb 14
Commission news. The Alberta Wheat and Barley commissions to begin discussions on fully merging the organizations.
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Barbara Duckworth Feb 12
My family would call the fire dept if I did this. In the hands of the professionals these steaks become a gourmet treat at the @AgForLife celebrity chef cookoff in Calgary
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Lisa Graham Feb 12
My job, my volunteer work and my passion are seeded in agriculture and everyday I am grateful especially this There’s no other industry I’d rather be in. Thank you farmers, thank you
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Greg Sears Feb 11
Found a use for my feed wheat $20.99 per 12 lb bag. $105/bu. Now that’s value added.
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Pamela Jean Feb 12
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Jeremy Simes Feb 7
Some of Alberta's main farm groups are urging the province to delay the new trucker training rules, arguing it could hinder abilities to hire seasonal workers before seeding.
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Jeremy Simes Feb 8
Hey, here's some neat data. Open Farm Days participation, visits and sales have seen an increase. 117 farms participated in 2018, up from 101 in 2017. 23,543 people visited, up from 20,129 and sales were $189,393, up from $146,121.
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Jeremy Simes Feb 5
Here's my story on Project Lock Up, an effort that aims to improve responses and to give victims greater access to prevention tools.
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Egan Brockhoff Jan 31
Thank you for sharing this message . Absolutely critical we keep this horrible out of Canada and our herds!
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The Western Producer Jan 28
Manitoba cattle market holding some surprises
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The Western Producer Jan 28
Canadian wheat exports running at strong pace
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The Western Producer Jan 28
Dairy sector receives public trust funding
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Jeremy Simes Jan 28
Neat story here about company Natural Fibre Technologies launching mobile hemp decorticators. Who knows, this could solve the hemp-processing problem.
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Kevin Hursh Jan 25
Ag Canada has come out with 2019 seeded acreage predictions: Durum down 25%; Wheat up 9%; Barley up 7%; Oats up 5%; Canola up 1%; Flax up 15%; Peas unchanged; Lentils down 11%; Mustard unchanged; Canaryseed up 10%; Chickpeas down 58%.
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Stuart Somerville Jan 24
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Ross McKenzie Jan 22
New Canada Food Guide suggests more pulses & less beef&dairy. Problem-AB has 25m ac of land suitable for annual crops & 24m ac only suitable as pasture & rangeland for livestock grazing, mostly Class 5/6 land; Can’t grow wheat or pulses on these lands! Need reasonable balance!
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Tim May (Farmer Tim) Jan 23
Hey . I learned something new today 🍩 At Tim Horton’s.... Me: I’ll have a Honey Cruller please. Cashier: You mean a tractor tire donut? Me: Really, that’s what you call them? Cool! Make mine a 20.8 R38 radial please. Cashier: 🤷‍♂️
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