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Feds offer aid in bovine tuberculosis crisis

OUT IN THE COLD: Ranchers in southeastern Alberta are seeking answers on the duration of a bovine TB quarantine. TIMES FILE PHOTO

By Trevor Busch Taber Times tbusch@tabertimes.com Cattle producers in southeastern Alberta experiencing extraordinary costs due to bovine tuberculosis (bovine TB) quarantine measures will be eligible for financial assistance under the AgriRecovery Framework. While the aid announced by the federal government last week totals approximately $16.7 million, Bow River MP Martin Shields questioned the timeline for getting financial relief to hard-pressed producers in an expedited fashion.… Read More »

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OUT IN THE COLD: Ranchers in southeastern Alberta are seeking answers on the duration of a bovine TB quarantine. TIMES FILE PHOTO

Feds offer aid in bovine tuberculosis crisis

By Trevor Busch Taber Times tbusch@tabertimes.com Cattle producers in southeastern Alberta experiencing extraordinary costs due to bovine tuberculosis (bovine TB) quarantine measures will be eligible… Read More »

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