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Agriculture

Major funding announcement for Alberta irrigation

Posted on October 15, 2020

By Tim Kalinowski Southern Alberta Newspapers While $815 million will soon be flowing to eight southern Alberta irrigation districts for infrastructure replacement and increasing storage… Read More »

SMRID confident in levels

Posted on October 1, 2020

By Cole Parkinson Alta Newspaper Group - Taber As harvest rolls on in southern Alberta, St. Mary River Irrigation District (SMRID) is reporting good levels… Read More »

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 »

ZoBell retiring after four decades with RID

Posted on September 17, 2020

By Nikki Jamieson Westwind Weekly News A longtime manager at the Raymond Irrigation District is leaving. After 43 years at RID, on Sept. 1, Gordon… 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 »

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