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Ontario dairy farmer promoting Canadian milk

Posted on 16 October 2018 by Editor | Comments Off on Ontario dairy farmer promoting Canadian milk

Henk Schuurmans is passionate about milk and the Canadian dairy industry. That prompted the 55-year-old dairy farmer from Ontario to undertake a cross-Canada tour to promote his industry. Schuurmans and his wife Bettina set out in July on a cross-Canada journey to experience the country and promote Canadian dairy faming. They were travelling in a…Continue Reading

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Heritage Acres Farm Museum to host annual show

Posted on 31 July 2018 by Editor | Comments Off on Heritage Acres Farm Museum to host annual show

Stationary engines are the focus this year at Heritage Acres Farm Museum’s 31st annual show. Visitors are invited to step back in time during the annual show, which runs Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 3-5 at the museum west of Fort Macleod. Displays will show how the stationary engine was used in the early days…Continue Reading

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Heritage Acres weathers storm for annual show

Posted on 10 September 2013 by Editor | Comments Off on Heritage Acres weathers storm for annual show

People who make their living in agriculture are used to dealing with whatever Mother Nature sends their way. So when…Continue Reading

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Heritage Acres revives spirit of fall fair

Posted on 11 September 2012 by Editor | Comments Off on Heritage Acres revives spirit of fall fair

Fall fairs and bench shows were for years an annual highlight of community life in small towns. Heritage Acres is reviving that tradition Saturday, Sept. 15 with its 2012 Fall Fair and Bench Show. “It’s an old-fashioned fun family event that is all about going back in time a bit,” said Debbie Berg, a volunteer…Continue Reading

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Error on ticket halts the case against rancher

Posted on 24 January 2012 by Editor | Comments (2)

An error on the ticket Wednesday brought a quick end to the case against a Pincher Creek rancher. Bill Homans…Continue Reading

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Berger promotes Alberta at Washington meetings

Posted on 04 January 2012 by Editor | Comments Off on Berger promotes Alberta at Washington meetings

Livingstone-Macleod MLA Evan Berger will promote Alberta’s agricultural and agri-food industry and participate in discussions on trade issues for four…Continue Reading

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Western farmers welcome grain marketing freedom

Posted on 21 December 2011 by Editor | Comments Off on Western farmers welcome grain marketing freedom

It has been a long time coming, but western grain farmers now have the freedom to market their own grain…Continue Reading

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Provincial grant completes funding for ag society barn

Posted on 13 December 2011 by Editor | Comments Off on Provincial grant completes funding for ag society barn

Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development Minister Evan Berger delivered an early Christmas present Friday to the Fort Macleod Agricultural Society.…Continue Reading

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Canadian farmers encouraged to share bounty

Posted on 24 August 2011 by staff | Comments Off on Canadian farmers encouraged to share bounty

This harvest time, Grain Growers of Canada and Canadian Foodgrains Bank want to encourage farmers across Canada to remember the…Continue Reading

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Coed Slowpitch League tournament held its playoff tournament Aug. 23-24

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