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Early shutdown for SMRID after challenging 2023

Posted on September 28, 2023

By Trevor Busch Commentator/Courier editor@tabertimes.com The 2023 growing season has seen its fair share of difficulties for the St. Mary River Irrigation District (SMRID). “It’s… Read More »

Producers looking to the sky for snow after hard summer

Posted on September 21, 2023

By Anna Smith Commentator/Courier While he’s fortunate to irrigate his potato crops, Forty Mile Councillor Allen Kuizenga admits that without a hard winter with heavier… Read More »

Harvest Festival in Bow Island on Sept. 30

Posted on September 21, 2023

By Anna Smith Commentator/Courier The Town of Bow Island is looking forward to this harvest season going out with a night to remember, thanks to… Read More »

From the farm to the fryer

Posted on September 21, 2023

By Anna Smith Commentator/Courier With nearly 25 years dedicated to his operation and each one of those days full, Allen Kuizenga is more than happy… Read More »

AgriStability Program deadline extended

Posted on August 24, 2023

By Samantha Johnson Commentator/Courier Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The AgriStability Program has been running for several years to help producers. Usually, the program requires enrolment… Read More »

Alberta crop land from Cold Lake to Medicine Hat experiencing historic dry spell

Posted on July 13, 2023

Southern Alberta Newspaper The mass of Alberta crop land from Cold Lake to Medicine Hat and Lethbridge is experiencing a once-in-50-years dry spell, according to… Read More »

Ag equipment firm eyes region for new hub

Posted on June 15, 2023

By Collin Gallant Southern Alberta Newspapers A Swift Current-based ag equipment company will create a new engineering and manufacturing hub in Medicine Hat, with plans… Read More »

Crop Report: Well behind average pace for seeding this spring

Posted on May 18, 2023

Southern Alberta Newspapers Seeding in Southern Alberta is well-behind average pace, according to the first crop report of the season released earlier this month by… Read More »

Cattle prices climb to level not seen in about a decade

Posted on May 18, 2023

Southern Alberta Newspapers Cattle prices are rising to levels last seen in the mid-2010s while crop prices are falling back from record pricing last year,… Read More »

FCSS embracing farm families

Posted on May 4, 2023

By Garrett Simmons Family and Community Support Services Kori Kuryvial has spent the last 40 years on the farm near Cranford. As the new Farm… Read More »

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