Reading Time: < 1 minute Ottawa has started up its Livestock Tax Deferral months ahead of normal to give producers who have to sell cattle a better economic route to rebuilding their herds next year. Alberta Beef Producers and other cattle groups had requested the earlier-than-usual start to the program. Some also want an expansion of the deferral provision beyond just […] Read more
Reading Time: 3 minutes CP Rail has hit back at criticism that trains are a major cause of wildfires, but rail traffic will continue to be affected — at least in the short term — by the tragic events at Lytton, B.C. Two weeks after a June 30 wildfire destroyed 90 per cent of the small community and took […] Read more
Reading Time: < 1 minute For Alberta Farmer Express’ response to the COVID-19 pandemic, please click here (PDF).
Reading Time: 2 minutes Fort McMurray bison ranchers Brad and Carmen Ramstead are the winners of a top award given out by the Manitoba Bison Association. The association, which has several out-of-province members from Alberta, Ontario, and even the U.S., gives the Bill Lenton Memorial Award to members who have “shown dedication and commitment as well as given of […] Read more
Laura Rance has been appointed editorial director of Farm Business Communications (FBC), a division of Glacier FarmMedia, effective Sept. 1, Glacier FarmMedia president Bob Willcox has announced. Rance replaces John Morriss, who continues as associate publisher of Farm Business Communications and who will be working in a new capacity developing Glacier FarmMedia’s online grain and […] Read more