Agriculture

Claims for unharvested crops could pass $3 billion, a coalition of farm groups warns the Alberta government
Claims for unharvested crops could pass $3 billion, a coalition of farm groups warns the Alberta government File photo/farmnewsNOW

Alberta farmers dealing with difficult harvest

By rdnewsNOW Staff
October 12, 2018 - 5:25am Updated: October 12, 2018 - 2:24pm

ALBERTA -  A farmers’ advocacy group wants to make sure the province is prepared to deal with over $3 billion in claims for crops that remain unharvested across Alberta in what has been a difficult harvest.

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Cattle Feeders encourage participation in non-refundable checkoff plebiscite

By Dori Modney (@Dori_Modney on Twitter) with files from Alberta Cattle Producers
October 10, 2018 - 3:57pm

COALDALE --  Every Alberta cattle producer will soon have the chance to make a decision on future funding for their organizations and the industry.  For that reason,  Alberta Cattle Feeders are encouraging poducers to take advantage of the opportunities to make a decision on futu

Jack Anderson and his daughter Wynne Chisholm
Jack Anderson and his daughter Wynne Chisholm University of Calgary

Family donates cattle ranch to University of Calgary for Vet school on the range

By The Canadian Press
September 22, 2018 - 6:39am

CALGARY -- The University of Calgary has lassoed a $44 million ranch for it veterinary education program.

The cattle operation west of the city is being donated as a gift by Jack Anderson and his daughter Wynne Chisholm.

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