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Grab your pitchfork, it’s threshing time!

Reading Time: < 1 minute Want to take a trip back in time? The Ponoka Ag Society will be hosting a Farming With Horses threshing party on Saturday, Sept. 19 starting around noon. People are invited to bring a pitchfork (three tine) to help load bundles on the racks and a lawn chair. They can purchase beef on a bun […] Read more

Ken Pohl used a sulky plow and a team of Percheron quarter-horse crosses to prepare a five-acre field for seeding this spring for a Canadian Foodgrains Bank growing project near Ponoka.

Big and small, Foodgrains Bank growing projects making a difference

Reading Time: 2 minutes Mother Nature is making things difficult this year, but Alberta’s small army of Canadian Foodgrains Bank volunteers isn’t deterred. There are 32 growing projects underway in the province this year, including a new five-acre initiative near Ponoka. That’s where the Ponoka Ag society, in partnership with Ken and Verna Pohl, are growing oats completely with […] Read more