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4-H Alberta seeking regional summer assistants

4-H Alberta is accepting applications for three regional summer assistant positions. Summer assistants provide co-ordination, planning and administrative support for multiple projects and initiatives, including summer programs and livestock shows. Successful candidates will be detail oriented, work well with others, and willing to do some travel throughout the province. One year of post-secondary education and […] Read more

Grain meant for long-term storage with higher-than-desired moisture should first go through a grain dryer.

Numbers matter when storing grain, crop expert says

Pay close attention to two critical numbers when storing grain, says Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development crops specialist Mark Cutts. “Temperature and moisture content of the grain are two important factors that influence the length of time grain can be stored without a change in quality,” says Cutts. “In general, as grain temperature and moisture […] Read more

Guiding Principles For Beef Cattle Traceability

1. Traceability will support industry standards for commerce. The technology used for beef cattle traceability will accommodate the way the industry conducts commerce. The highest volume of cattle is sold in the fall of each year at auction marts, to feedlots and at other industry sales. The technology utilized for traceability will support industry standards […] Read more