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It was a good day for snowmobiling on Sept. 9 but not for harvesting. Almost two-year-old Blake Nelson is pictured in front of his Uncle 
Jay Schultz’s unharvested 
wheat field near Rosebud.

Good times gone, farm aid back on the agenda

Alberta farm leaders have been cool to seeking additional aid, but wicked weather
 and plunging prices may be changing that view

Alberta farm leaders have stayed on the sidelines while their Prairie counterparts have been lobbying for improved farm support programs — but that may soon change. This month’s snowstorm and early frost coupled with the massive American harvest that has “hammered” the futures markets has dramatically changed the outlook in Alberta, said Greg Porozni, president […] Read more