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FarmTech attendees gave Stephen Harper a rousing welcome and received in return a blueprint for success in an increasingly protectionist world.

Adapt to the new world order, says Stephen Harper

Globalization foes are 
just getting started, but free traders can thrive if they adapt

He was enthusiastically welcomed as the prime minister who scrapped the wheat board, earning a standing ovation before the first word of his keynote address. But Stephen Harper had his eyes on an even bigger farm issue when he spoke to an enthusiastic crowd of nearly all of FarmTech’s 2,000 attendees. In a sweeping political […] Read more

New chair Renn Breitkreuz addresses the annual general meeting of the Alberta Canola Producers Commission at FarmTech. The Onoway producer succeeds Greg Sears (shown on the screen in background) while Westlock grower John Guelly steps into vice-chair role. The organization also welcomed two new directors: Andre Harpe of Valhalla Centre replaces Sears in Region 2, while Airdrie producer Ian Chitwood succeeds Steve Marshman in Region 8.

PHOTOS: Scenes from FarmTech

FarmTech may have wrapped up on January 31, but here’s a few things that took place and some faces we thought you might like to see.