Executive Royal Hotel — 8450 Sparrow Dr., Leduc, Alta.
Badlands Community Facility — 80 Veterans Way, Drumheller, Alta.
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There are a number of 4-H Canada scholarships available and applications are being accepted until May 31. The Leadership Excellence Awards of Distinction is open to senior youth members who have “outstanding accomplishments” in leadership. The scholarships, sponsored by CN Rail, are worth $20,000 over four years. There are 15 John Deere Canada scholarships, for […] Read more
Do you know a deserving individual who has made an important impact on Canadian agriculture? Every year, the Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame Association honours and celebrates Canadians who have made notable, lifelong contributions to the agriculture and food industry. Nominees are evaluated on vocational endeavours, leadership, and vision. May 1 is the deadline for […] Read more
The organization that brought together producers, food retailers, conservation groups, and others to create a system for producing sustainable beef has been honoured by the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association. The efforts by the founding council and members of the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef have resulted in “transformational change in the Canadian beef industry,” the cattle […] Read more
Farmer volunteers are needed for a grain conditioning study being conducted by Team Alberta (the province’s wheat, barley, canola, and pulse commissions). The study will collect data on energy consumption and efficiency of grain drying and conditioning systems. Its findings will provide information for farmers regarding efficiencies; implementation or expansion of grain conditioning systems; and […] Read more
Having started 2018 with zero grain elevators in the Alberta market, G3 expects to soon have five in progress. The Winnipeg-based grain handler plans to start construction by this summer on a pair of 42,000-tonne-capacity elevators near Stettler and Irricana, for completion the following year. The Stettler County elevator is to be built near the […] Read more
Barley growers will have a tough choice this spring: Target an oversaturated malt market or go for the red-hot one — feed barley. “It’s got to be a question a lot of farmers are asking themselves, especially if you’re in a region where feed and malt prices have been about the same,” said Geoff Backman, […] Read more
Alberta Farmer columnist Brenda Schoepp and beef producer Stacey Simpson are the recipients of the Alberta Farm Animal Care’s awards of distinction for 2019. The awards recognize individuals or groups who have made exceptional contributions in the field of livestock welfare, and who champion best practices and innovative ideas. Schoepp received the award for communication […] Read more
China’s decision to stop buying Canadian canola has prompted some farmers to push the panic button — trying to sell what they have in their bins before things get any worse. But those calling FarmLink Marketing Solutions are being told to hold off on making any hasty moves. “This is a premium oilseed,” said Neil […] Read more