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Contract reached with beet growers

Posted on May 13, 2015

Garrett Simmons Southern Alberta Newspapers - Lethbridge gsimmons@lethbridgeherald.com Lantic Sugar Inc. and southern Alberta sugar beet growers played let’s make a deal on Wednesday. The… Read More »

Beet negotiations still in flux

Posted on May 6, 2015

By Garrett Simmons Southern Alberta Newspapers - Lethbridge gsimmons@lethbridgeherald.com Could Taber’s iconic sugar factory be in danger of shutting its doors? With contract talks between… Read More »

Still no contract for beet growers

Posted on April 29, 2015

By Garrett Simmons Southern Alberta Newspapers “We’re at a stalemate.” That was how the Alberta Sugar Beet Growers’ executive director, Gerald Third, summed up negotiations… Read More »

Potato industry continues fight against late blight

Posted on March 25, 2015

By Trevor Busch Taber Times tbusch@tabertimes.com As the sun continues its slow climb back to northern latitudes, potato producers in southern Alberta are readying themselves… Read More »

Surface rights discussed

Posted on March 4, 2015

By Trevor Busch Taber Times tbusch@tabertimes.com Local surface rights advocate Daryl Bennett delivered an update on transmission line and surface lease concerns for landowners during… Read More »

Four decades of a love of farming tough to beet

Posted on February 18, 2015

By Greg Price Taber Times gprice@tabertimes.com The top beet king for 2014 was crowned late last month by the Sugar Beet Grower’s Association, with the… Read More »

M.D. council increases rates on cropland rentals

Posted on February 18, 2015

By J.W. Schnarr Taber Times jwschnarr@tabertimes.com Cropland rental rates are going up. During their regular meeting on Jan. 27, Municipal District of Taber council voted… Read More »

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