Agriculture

Public feedback needed on sustainability indicators for beef processing

By Dori Modney (@Dori_Modney on Twitter) with files from CRSB
June 29, 2017 - 6:19pm

CALGARY - The Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (CRSB) has launched a 60-day public consultation (to conclude August 29) to gather feedback on its sustainability indicators for beef processing.  It's to ensure sustainability challenges and opportunities for the sector are

Beneficial bugs include the 13-spotted lady beetle, the damsel bug and the ground beetle
Beneficial bugs include the 13-spotted lady beetle, the damsel bug and the ground beetle Western Grains Research Foundation

Even the smallest critters play a role on the farm

By Dori Modney (@Dori_Modney on Twitter) with files from The Canadian Press
June 27, 2017 - 3:37pm

LETHBRIDGE -   Not all heroes wear capes and that is especially true on the farm.
 
Some of the unsung heroes are quite tiny and a new communications campaign aims to increase awareness of them.

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