Agricultural News


Archive: December 2019

First Annual Winter Open Farm Days

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Alberta Open Farm Days is about farmers and ranchers inviting their urban and rural neighbors to stop in for a visit to share stories, see demonstrations, and learn more about the farmers who grow their food. This will be the first annual Winter Open Farm Days event (Dec. 14-15). More information Read More...

Kenyon: A Recipe for Regenerative Agriculture

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Regenerative agriculture is not a recipe, but it is a way to make a profit in agriculture and to remain sustainable for generations. It is a mixture between a science and an art. It is variable and needs planning, observation, replanning, adjustments, tweaks, time and above all, change.What it does Read More...

Like It or Not, Climate Change Will Change Your Farm, Say Two Experts

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Canada’s best-known climatologist always knows when he’s lost a crowd of producers he’s presenting to. It’s usually right around the time he starts talking about climate change. But he gets it.“Farmers have been beat up a lot — they’ve been accused of causing climate change,” said David Phillips, Read More...

Preparing For the Federal Carbon Tax

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

The federal government is imposing a new carbon tax in Alberta effective January 1, 2020, after the UCP government repealed the provincial carbon levy in June.To qualify for the federal government’s targeted relief for marked gasoline and diesel fuel used to operate farm machinery on a farm for the Read More...