Local Agriculture
Weed issues putting stress on irrigation district PDF Print
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Written by Trevor Busch   
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 16:27

With the summer growing season now in full swing for local producers, water usage in the Taber Irrigation District (TID) has reached normal levels for the area.

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Irrigation infrastructure gets boost PDF Print
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Written by Garrett Simmons   
Wednesday, 16 July 2014 17:48

Irrigation is the lifeblood of southern Alberta.
In a semi-arid part of the country, irrigation water has helped our agricultural industry grow and prosper, and produce a wide range of crops once thought to be little more than a dream for the region.

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Show and sale gracing Agri-Plex PDF Print
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Written by Trevor Busch   
Wednesday, 04 June 2014 17:44

The Taber Agri-Plex will be a hive of activity this weekend as the 2014 Taber and District 4-H Show and Sale gets underway on Friday afternoon.
Beginning with the steer show, with quality and showmanship judging on Friday commencing at 1 p.m., this will be followed by group of four and the grooming competition.

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Mother Nature not slowing down seeding season PDF Print
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Written by J.W. Schnarr and Trevor Busch   
Wednesday, 14 May 2014 17:26

Rains and frost haven’t been enough to derail what could potentially be a good crop year for two of the area’s more prominent crops, sugar beets and potatoes, according to local industry authorities.

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Rail shipping delays affecting grain prices across province PDF Print
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Written by Trevor Busch   
Wednesday, 12 February 2014 18:35

Rail shipping delays across Western Canada that have impacted grain prices for producers are being addressed by the federal government through a series of initiatives aimed at getting shipments back on track.

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