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Local irrigation districts harness hydroelectric power

Posted on November 29, 2018

By Stan Ashbee Westwind Weekly News Irrican (Irrigation Canal Co-operative Ltd.), according to Taber Irrigation District (TID) District Manager Chris Gallagher, is a separate for-profit… Read More »

Magrath-area farm family awarded at Stampede

Posted on July 19, 2018

Jeremy Appel Westwind Weekly News The owners of Stanford Farms in Cardston County received the 22nd annual BMO Farm Family Awards, along with 19 other… Read More »

Wheat Challenge open for 2018

Posted on May 31, 2018

Jeremy Appel Westwind Weekly News The Alberta Wheat Commission is inviting farmers across the province to compete in the 2018 Wheat Yield Challenge, which was… Read More »

Appel: NDP ignoring rural concerns

Posted on April 19, 2018

If the provincial election were held today, the NDP would likely be wiped out in rural Alberta, which is largely a result of their own… Read More »

Raymond could see pet evacuation centre at Ag Society

Posted on March 22, 2018

Jeremy Appel Westwind Weekly News The Town of Raymond is looking into establishing a pet evacuation centre in case of emergency, with one possibility being… Read More »

Raymond Farm Safety Centre continues its education

Posted on March 16, 2018

Demi Knight Southern Alberta Newspapers Working to educate youth and farm families across the province on safer practices that help eliminate injuries and deaths, the… Read More »

Ag Day at Magrath High School

Posted on February 21, 2018

Jeremy Appel Westwind Weekly News Magrath High School hosted the town’s celebration of the first Canadian Agriculture Day on Feb. 13, informing students of agriculture’s… Read More »

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