Agriculture

Signators at City Hall for signing of the Oldman Watershed Council's Southern Alberta Water Charter
Signators at City Hall for signing of the Oldman Watershed Council's Southern Alberta Water Charter Photo credit to the Oldman Watershed Council

In the Field - Protecting a vital resource and the debate over bread spread

By Dori Modney with files from The Canadian Press
April 7, 2017 - 6:13pm

LETHBRIDGE -  Agricultural issues on Country 95 ran the gamut over the past week from verified beef to sugar beets and soybeans

However, there is another important factor that is considered the lifeblood of agricultural communities.  Water.

Field of sugar beets
Field of sugar beets Photo credit to ASBG website

It's 100% Canadian grown and refined - Sugar Beet seeding about to get underway

By Dori Modney with files from ASBG
April 5, 2017 - 3:04pm Updated: April 25, 2017 - 2:46pm

TABER -  For some people, it's seeing robins in their yards that signals the arrival of spring.  For others, it's seeing the first farm equipment heading into the fields to begin seeding.

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