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Agricultural Discovery Centre receives $10,384 donation from Nutrien Ag

Posted on May 4, 2023

By Samantha Johnson Commentator/Courier Local Journalism Initiative Reporter In late April, Nutrien Ag presented a cheque for $10,384 to the Agricultural Discovery Centre at Irvine… Read More »

Upgrades for Cypress Hills, irrigation in southwest included in Sask. budget

Posted on April 20, 2023

Southern Alberta Newspapers The recent Saskatchewan budget states upgrades are coming to that province’s side of Cypress Hills Provincial Park, along with money for irrigation… Read More »

Irrigation district merger developing synergies for SMRID

Posted on March 21, 2023

By Trevor Busch Commentator/Courier editor@tabertimes.com The St. Mary River Irrigation District (SMRID) recently absorbed the former Taber Irrigation District following the approval of a merger… Read More »

Water storage adequate for SMRID: Westwood

Posted on March 21, 2023

By Trevor Busch Commentator/Courier editor@tabertimes.com As the St. Mary River Irrigation District (SMRID) prepares for the upcoming season in 2023, things are looking good in… Read More »

The true increase to crop insurance rates: Horner

Posted on March 21, 2023

By Ian Croft Local Journalism Initiative Reporter news@tabertimes.com With the rumoured increase of crop insurance the Alberta government, and Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation Nate… Read More »

Irrigated Crop Production Update brings southern Alberta’s ag industry together

Posted on January 24, 2023

Contributed Southern Alberta’s agriculture community will gather next week for the Irrigated Crop Production Update, a one-day conference focused on all things irrigation. Previously organized… Read More »

Seven Persons Beef off to a great start

Posted on January 2, 2023

By Liam Stuber We had our first meeting in October, where 31 members and 12 cleavers signed up for an amazingly fun year!! There are… Read More »

While not a dud, it was ‘disappointing’ spud harvest

Posted on December 8, 2022

By Anna Smith Commentator/Courier Alberta’s potato producers saw a hard season this year, but even a disappointing yield is a veritable mountain of home-grown gold.… Read More »

Redcliff RCMP issue warning about online hay sales scam

Posted on December 7, 2022

Contributed Redcliff RCMP are warning the public of online scams involving the sale of hay and straw. Since October of 2022, there have been numerous… Read More »

Irrigation expansion information provided; meetings began Nov. 22

Posted on November 24, 2022

By Anna Smith Commentator/Courier The St. Mary River Irrigation District is looking to open the metaphorical floodgates to potential new irrigators with their proposed irrigation… Read More »

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