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Willow Creek MD declares agriculture disaster

Posted on 04 August 2021 by robvogt | Comments Off on Willow Creek MD declares agriculture disaster

The MD of Willow Creek declared an agriculture disaster Wednesday, with drought conditions worsening and reducing crop yields, although some…Continue Reading

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Ag society to host Midnight Days

Posted on 21 July 2021 by Editor | Comments Off on Ag society to host Midnight Days

Fort Macleod Agricultural Society wants to restore Midnight Stadium to its former glory. The agricultural society has undertaken fund-raising to…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod 4-H Beef Club holds achievement day

Posted on 02 June 2021 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod 4-H Beef Club holds achievement day

Morgan McNab showed the grand champion steer last week at the Fort Macleod 4-H Beef Club’s annual achievement day. Taylor McNab showed the club’s reserve champion steer. In the club’s lamb class, the grand champion lamb was shown by Natalie Donahue, with Taylor McNab showing the reserve champion lamb. Due to public health restrictions for…Continue Reading

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Researcher studies area beef industry

Posted on 14 April 2021 by staff | Comments Off on Researcher studies area beef industry

With more than $700,000 in funding over two years from the province’s new Results Driven Agricultural Research (RDAR) fund, Dr. Kim Stanford, a research associate at the University of Lethbridge, will continue her research studies that support the beef industry. Further funding from the Beef Cattle Research Council will allow Stanford and her collaborators to…Continue Reading

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University researcher opens prairie cover crop survey

Posted on 04 November 2020 by staff | Comments Off on University researcher opens prairie cover crop survey

Fort Macleod and district farmers have an opportunity this fall to help research that will provide long-term benefit to agriculture…Continue Reading

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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