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Carbon storage could equal cash for your grass

Reading Time: 2 minutes Alberta farmers who practise no-till cropping have been eligible to apply for carbon credits since 2002. We know that grasslands capture and store carbon, so why aren’t landowners with pasture getting paid for their contribution? That’s the focus of a University of Alberta study on the environmental benefits of things such as wildlife habitat and […] Read more

Alberta visionaries inducted into Agriculture Hall of Fame

Gordon Hilton, Mohyuddin Mirza, and Curtis Clark honoured for their contributions to soil conservation, greenhouse innovations, and dairy breeding

Reading Time: 3 minutes The three newest members of the Alberta Agriculture Hall of Fame have more than a century of experience between them in the grain, greenhouse, and dairy sectors. Gordon Hilton, Mohyuddin Mirza, and Curtis Clark (posthumously) were recognized earlier this month at an event in Edmonton. “We owe a debt of gratitude to these three exceptional […] Read more