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A helicopter bucketing a forest fire in the Okanagan Valley British Columbia

Helping those affected by B.C. wildfires

Reading Time: < 1 minute Our thoughts are with those impacted by the devastating wildfires in British Columbia. We know how much producers care about their cattle and how hard it is to see them in distress. Alberta Beef Producers is calling on cattle producers in our province to help support our neighbouring producers in any way we can. The […] Read more

A member of Wildfire Management Alberta’s Wild Mountain Unit pulls hose through smouldering forest in the Parsons Creek area of Fort McMurray on May 5. (Chris Schwarz photo courtesy Government of Alberta via Flickr)

Glacier pledges support for wildfire disaster relief

Farm Business Communications’ parent company, Glacier Media, is donating $50,000 toward the Canadian Red Cross’ disaster relief efforts in the Fort McMurray area. The Vancouver company said its donation is also on behalf of individual Glacier business units, which will undertake their own awareness and fundraising efforts to help the city and its residents rebuild […] Read more

Fighters target vital water facilities across Middle East

Geneva | Reuters –– Fighters are increasingly targetting water and sanitation facilities across the Middle East, exacerbating severe shortages for agriculture and households, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Wednesday. Consumption of water in the volatile region with rising populations was already at unsustainable levels in many areas hit by record-low […] Read more