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Innovative tour takes cyclists through the Battle River watershed

More than 70 per cent of the watershed is agricultural but it also has a variety of energy providers

Reading Time: 3 minutes An intrepid group of cyclists recently set out to explore the Battle River watershed on an innovative tour, spending three days travelling to small towns and hidden gems in the area. “The intention of the tour has been looking at all of our different energy options,” said Nathalie Stanley Olson, education and outreach co-ordinator with […] Read more

Durum faring better in SE Alta: CWB tour

Skiff, Alberta / Reuters — Durum, the wheat used to make pasta, has fared better against dry conditions than other major crops in a pocket of southeastern Alberta, crop tour scouts noted on Wednesday. Durum is typically planted in drier soils than spring wheat, but fields still looked surprisingly decent, given some of the driest […] Read more