EDMONTON -- It isn't easy keeping farm yards, fields, ditches and pastures free of platstic twine and other plastic castoffs. However, a three-year pilot program to recycle agricultural plastics is being undertaken by Alberta Agriculture.
TORONTO -- More than half the food produced in Canada is wasted and the average kitchen tosses out hundreds of dollars worth of edibles every year, says a study researchers are calling the first of its kind.
CALGARY — Alberta Energy Minister Marg McCuaig-Boyd says the province is leaving its oil curtailment levels at 325,000 barrels per day for now despite discounts for western Canadian crude that have narrowed to three-and-a-half-year lows.
LETHBRIDGE -- Given the importance of irrigation to the southern Alberta economy, two University of Lethbridge economists wanted to know if agricultural producers who irrigate are using precision agriculture technologies.