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Agriculture

MP Shields hopeful in upcoming ag season

Posted on May 24, 2017

By Trevor Busch Taber Times tbusch@tabertimes.com Growing conditions throughout southern Alberta have been favourable early on, and Bow River MP Martin Shields is optimistic for… Read More »

Ag speaking competition in Calgary

Posted on May 24, 2017

The Alberta Young Speakers for Agriculture has announced the date for its second annual public speaking competition for Albertan youth to share their passion about… Read More »

Ripple effect large for carbon tax; Shields/Hunter

Posted on May 10, 2017

By Trevor Busch Taber Times tbusch@tabertimes.com The impact on value-added agricultural processing and other manufacturing in the area due to the province’s carbon tax could… Read More »

Bovine tuberculosis crisis update

Posted on May 10, 2017

By Trevor Busch Taber Times tbusch@tabertimes.com The bovine tuberculosis crisis in southeastern Alberta has largely abated, but a post-mortem of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s… Read More »

Sweet start to sugar beet season

Posted on April 26, 2017

By J.W. Schnarr Southern Alberta Newspapers — Lethbridge The arrival of spring means seeds for the fall sugar beet harvest will soon be going into… Read More »

Irrigation districts wary of mussel infestation

Posted on April 19, 2017

By Trevor Busch Taber Times tbusch@tabertimes.com Keeping rats out of Alberta has been an epic battle waged with deadly seriousness over the years. But with… Read More »

TID reviews year that was 2016

Posted on April 12, 2017

By Trevor Busch Taber Times tbusch@tabertimes.com Providing an overview of the Taber Irrigation District’s (TID) myriad operations in 2016, board chair Tony Machacek noted water… Read More »

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