Agricultural News


Archive: November 2019

Three Producers Share Ideas That Improve Efficiency

Thursday, November 28, 2019

Beef producers across the country are always looking to improve management and production practices that not only benefit cattle, but also reduce their workload, and help to save time and money.It may involve improved calf identification measures, installing remote cameras to monitor watering Read More...

Are October storms a farmer’s wake-up call?

Thursday, November 28, 2019

There are a lot of things in this life that are difficult to process. Weather is one of them. When a storm tore through Manitoba from October 10 to 12, delivering gale force winds over a long stretch of time, accompanied by an entire season’s worth of snow, harvest, tillage and the rest of our hopes Read More...

Alberta Family Shares Life on the Farm in National Web Series

Thursday, November 28, 2019

The Sawyer family has invited the whole internet to their dinner table. But before you show up in your Sunday finest, this invitation is a virtual one — a chance to get a glimpse of “a real family on their farm” on the national web series “Real Farm Lives.” Full Article Read More...

New Grazing Lease Plan a Win for Producers, says Cattle Groups

Thursday, November 28, 2019

The groups feared long-frozen rates would be seen as a subsidy and lead to a countervailing duty.Grazing leases are about to change for the first time since 1994 after years of work by Alberta Beef Producers and the seven grazing lease associations in the province. Full Article Read More...

Unharvested Town Hall Meeting

Friday, November 22, 2019

Date: Tuesday November 26, 2019Time: 10:00 am to 11:30 amLocation: Balzac Community Hall (10075 TWP RD 262)Agriculture Financial Services Corporation is hosting a town hall on November 26 to address our clients’ concerns regarding the current state of unharvested acres. We recognize the stress and Read More...