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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 »

Area water management receives over $40M in provincial grants

Posted on August 6, 2020

By Tim Kalinowski Alta Newspaper Group - Lethbridge The Alberta government announced over $40 million in grants on Tuesday for irrigation and water management in… Read More »

Galt tour shares value of area irrigation canals

Posted on July 23, 2020

By Greg Bobinec Alta Newspaper Group - Lethbridge As an alternative to the summer bus tour programming Galt Museum & Archives provides, the Galt Museum… Read More »

Highway 3 twinning officially green lit for 2021 construction

Posted on July 9, 2020

By Cole Parkinson Alta Newspaper Group - Taber After years of pleading and advocating to twin Highway 3 east of Taber, the Alberta government has… Read More »

New grain dryer program for farmers hit with tough harvest

Posted on June 25, 2020

A new grant program is now available to help grain farmers upgrade their grain handling systems.  The Efficient Grain Dryer Program is funded through the… Read More »

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