Agriculture

Cow and calf in the field
Cow and calf in the field LethbridgeNewsNOW.com

Water usage being reduced by Canada's beef industry

By Dori Modney (@Dori_Modney on Twitter) with files from the Beef Cattle Research Council
December 14, 2017 - 4:13pm

LETHBRIDGE -  With the ever-heightened awareness of environmental concerns, many industries are being proactive in establishing conservation elements into their operations.  That's especially true of farming and ranching, where conservation can also mean financial savings.

Oldman Watershed Council executive director Shannon Frank was one of the speakers at the Farming Smarter conference
Oldman Watershed Council executive director Shannon Frank was one of the speakers at the Farming Smarter conference Lethbridge News Now

Watershed Council head wants to rebuild trust between producer and consumer

By Geoff Smith (@GeoffSmithLNN on Twitter)
December 6, 2017 - 11:55am

LETHBRIDGE – Southern Alberta isn’t immune from what Shannon Frank calls a “global implosion of trust.” And the executive director of the Oldman Watershed Council says farmers and consumers need to talk face-to-face to rebuild that trust and solve problems.

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