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Alberta supports farmers- Drought aid coming

Posted on August 20, 2015

The provincial government is taking steps to ensure agriculture producers dealing with dry conditions have resources to feed and water livestock and assist with growing… Read More »

Pain mitigation in beef cattle

Posted on March 19, 2015

By Karlene Skretting Westwind Weekly News reporter.karlene@gmail.com Consumer pressure to avoid and reduce painful practices on cattle, whether castrating, dehorning, or branding, is building. The… Read More »

SouthGrow’s future of rural economic development

Posted on March 19, 2015

By Stan Ashbee Southern Alberta Newspapers SouthGrow, an economic development alliance of 20 south central Alberta communities, recently held its First Annual Economic Summit Mar.… Read More »

Increasing Canada’s international competitiveness

Posted on March 19, 2015

By Karlene Skretting Westwind Weekly News reporter.karlene@gmail.com The changes to Plant Breeders' Rights (PBR) legislation contained within Bill C-18, the Agricultural Growth Act, is expected… Read More »

Railways fined for not carrying enough grain

Posted on January 30, 2015

By Karlene Skretting reporter.karlene@gmail.com Westwind Weekly News Earlier this month, Canada's two largest railways were fined a combined total of $150,000 for failing to transport… Read More »

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