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Smoke in this valley west of High River that drifted down from northern Alberta means poor air quality along with drought-stricken pastures.

Sell or hang on? Cattle producers facing tough choices

Some have already pulled the trigger and sold cattle, others are holding 
back and hoping they’ll have enough feed

It was supposed to be the year to grow the cattle herd — but Mother Nature and dry conditions across Alberta have changed all that. A lack of hay and pasture makes for tough choices and some are taking cattle to market. Viking Hutterite Colony usually buys calves, backgrounds them until spring, and then turns […] Read more