Ag News

Alberta Farm Animal Care Takes The Show On The Road To Lethbridge

A provincial organization based out of High River was at the Alberta Livestock Expo this week. Alberta Farm Animal Care (AFAC) was one of the 120 booths at the event on Wednesday, October 10 and…

USDA October WASDE Report 'Modestly Friendly'

There was a slight bump in the markets Thursday following the release of the USDA October World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report. Jon Driedger, senior market analyst with…

Canada's Ag Minister Concludes EU Tour

Canada's Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister, Lawrence MacAulay, has concluded his agricultural outreach mission to Europe. During his trip, he visited Spain, Belgium and Italy. "The Canada-European…

Agriflash Headlines for October 12

Providing Indigenous Peoples Easier Access to Government Ag Programs A new direct line of support is now available to assist Indigenous peoples and communities to provide easier access to government…

Dairy Farmers Say Market Access Given Up In USMCA Is Closer To Four Per Cent

Under the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), dairy farmers in this country are expecting to lose about $192 million every year as a result of the market access that was given up to the…

Ag Fieldman Says Moisture For Pastures A Plus Side To A Wet Fall

Although the snow has delayed harvest, Vulcan County's Ag Fieldman says the moisture for pastures may be a bonus to this damp Fall. Kelly Malmberg says, they never had a killing frost until the end…

Agriflash Headlines for October 11

Dairy Farmers Say Market Access Given Up in USMCA Closer to 4 Per Cent Under the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada agreement, Canadian dairy farmers are expected to lose about $192 million annually as a result…

Harvest Progress Now 40 Per Cent Behind Average Pace

About 40 per cent of crops have been harvested in Alberta, which is well behind the average pace thanks to an unusually wet and cold fall. According to Alberta Agriculture and Forestry's latest crop…

UCP Ag Critic Says Carbon Tax Increases Cost of Drying Grain

The United Conservative Party's Agriculture Critic is speaking out against the NDP's carbon tax. Drumheller-Stettler MLA, Rick Strankman, says on top of another unusually challenging harvest, farmers…

Agriflash Headlines for October 10

Alberta Beef Industry Funding Future in the Hands of Producers Cattle producers will be voting this fall whether to make the provincial $2.00 check-off non-refundable. The check-off is a service…

Alberta Beef Industry Funding Future in the Hands of Producers

Cattle producers will be voting this fall whether to make the provincial $2.00 check-off non-refundable. The check-off is a service charge collected on every head of cattle sold in Alberta, or fed…

MacAulay Says Dairy Farmers Will Be 'Fully And Fairly' Compensated

While there are many benefits to the new US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), Canada's Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay says he's fully aware of the situation facing supply managed sectors such…

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