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Agriculture

Magrath thanks Richardson Pioneer for pool donation

Posted on March 25, 2021

By Nikki Jamieson Westwind Weekly News A local agribusiness is helping to give the upcoming pool season a big splash in Magrath. Richardson Pioneer has… Read More »

Grain rescue training in Magrath

Posted on March 25, 2021

By Nikki Jamieson Westwind Weekly News The Magrath Fire Department, in conjunction with the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association, Alberta Wheat and various other partners and… Read More »

Vigilance stressed for overland flooding

Posted on March 18, 2021

By Nikki Jamieson Westwind Weekly News With the weather warming after a winter of highs and lows, local counties are cautioning their residents to stay… Read More »

Subsurface drip irrigation may represent the future

Posted on January 28, 2021

By Tim Kalinowski Southern Alberta Newspapers Subsurface Drip Irrigation (SDI) may represent the future of irrigation for crops in southern Alberta, but a two-year trial… Read More »

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 »

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