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Agriculture

Farm safety paramount during harvest

Posted on September 17, 2020

By Nikki Jamieson Westwind Weekly News When it comes to safety, a reminder is always welcomed. While most farmers say they are “pretty conscientious” when… Read More »

Passion may be the ultimate weapon in helping Canadian wines succeed

Posted on September 10, 2020

Every Canadian grape that becomes wine must first survive a range of diseases. One of those enemies is leafroll disease. Considered one of the most… Read More »

Lakeside Colony granted $126,875 by provincial government

Posted on September 3, 2020

By Cole Parkinson Alta Newspaper Group - Taber A local Hutterite colony west of Taber has been given a government grant to improve their operations.… Read More »

Local irrigation districts receive funding

Posted on August 27, 2020

By Nikki Jamieson Westwind Weekly News Some local irrigation districts are receiving provincial funding for infrastructure upgrades. Through the Irrigation Rehabilitation Program (IRP), the Magrath… Read More »

Partnership enables more than $2.3 million in grower-funded canola agronomic research in 2020

Posted on August 20, 2020

The three Prairie, provincial canola grower organizations have reviewed and selected six new canola research projects to receive funding under the Canola Agronomic Research Program… Read More »

National Potato Day to be celebrated August 19

Posted on August 13, 2020

National Potato Day on August 19 will be commemorated at Exhibition Park in Lethbridge with opportunities to build-your-own gourmet potato at a special “Potato Chuckwagon”… Read More »

SMRID receives rehabilitation grant

Posted on August 6, 2020

By Trevor Busch Westwind Weekly News As part of Alberta’s $10-million Irrigation Rehabilitation Program, the provincial government is providing a $2.6 million grant to the… Read More »

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