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Alberta Agriculture

Channel Your Flannel

Channel Your Flannel

Ag for Life Launches Farmers in Flannel Photo Contest to celebrate farmers and a successful harvest.
Foothills farmers pleased with harvest

Foothills farmers pleased with harvest

Most cereal crops came in high-grade with high yields in 2020.
Trudeau says dairy farmers facing new losses due to CUSMA will be compensated

Trudeau says dairy farmers facing new losses due to CUSMA will be compensated

Trudeau made the comment in response to a demand by Canadian dairy farmers for compensation
Combating wild boar

Combating wild boar

Alberta Agriculture and Parks wild boar specialist says the only way to eradicate the wild boar problem in the province is through group trapping
Mushroom farmers riding an "ugly dragon" as pandemic hits supply chain

Mushroom farmers riding an "ugly dragon" as pandemic hits supply chain

“The majority of what we sell gets picked, packed and shipped within the same day ... there is no ability to weather challenging times and difficult storms by building inventory,” Hamer said.
County puts goats on trial

County puts goats on trial

Rain stalls seeding but was need for pastures and hay fields in the region

Rain stalls seeding but was need for pastures and hay fields in the region

Alberta dairy farmers pare back milk production

Alberta dairy farmers pare back milk production

The cut helped even out an oversupply of milk that was forcing some farmers to dump their milk for lack of anywhere to send it.
Baking and big breakfasts help egg farmers through pandemic

Baking and big breakfasts help egg farmers through pandemic

After restaurants closed, Sturgeon County egg farmer Paul Wurz immediately began fielding calls from grocery stores as far away as Slave Lake who were seeing an uptick in demand for eggs.
Chicken farmers adapt to pandemic with lower quotas

Chicken farmers adapt to pandemic with lower quotas

Cutting their spring and summer quotas means farmers can give processing plants some more breathing room.