Industry

(l-r) Business leaders Cory Janssen and Ashif Mawji; Minister Deron Bilous; JPC Corp. director Christy May; CSV CEO Joanne Fedeyko
(l-r) Business leaders Cory Janssen and Ashif Mawji; Minister Deron Bilous; JPC Corp. director Christy May; CSV CEO Joanne Fedeyko Government of Alberta

Provincial partnership aiming to connect Alberta with Silicon Valley dollars

By Geoff Smith (@GeoffSmithLNN on Twitter)
September 20, 2018 - 11:29am

EDMONTON – The province is working with an investment contractor to help connect Alberta businesses with Silicon Valley.

Regular frozen peas
Regular frozen peas LethbridgeNewsNOW

Agriculture Canada working to preserve the quality of frozen vegetables

By Dori Modney (@Dori_Modney on Twitter)
September 17, 2018 - 11:25pm

St-Hyacinthe, Que. --  Late summer and fall is the time for home canning and freezing the garden's bounty.  Anyone who has done home preserving, can tell you that blanching vegetables before freezing them, is crucial to maintaining edible quality.

Minister Eggen visits Ethan Meyer, owner of Ethan’s Eggs, to announce the poultry technician option being added to Alberta’s Green Certificate Program
Minister Eggen visits Ethan Meyer, owner of Ethan’s Eggs, to announce the poultry technician option being added to Alberta’s Green Certificate Program Government of Alberta

Coaldale student benefits from addition to Green Certificate Program

By Dori Modney (@Dori_Modney on Twitter)
September 16, 2018 - 12:27am

COALDALE --  It's the age-old question -- what came first, the chicken or the egg?

In the case of 16-year old Ethan Meyer of Coaldale, the desire for a new I-Pad came first.  Then came the chickens!

Minister MacAulay with a local producer at a farmers market in Prince Edward Island.
Minister MacAulay with a local producer at a farmers market in Prince Edward Island. Agriculture Canada

Growth in organic farming: key component to increased Canadian agri-food exports

By Dori Modney (@Dori_Modney on Twitter)
September 11, 2018 - 10:48am

OTTAWA:  The contribution of organic farmers is being recognized during Canada's National Organic Week, which runs until September 16th.   It's the largest annual celebration of organic food, farming and products across the country.

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