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Alberta Agriculture

Sturgeon County potato clan gets provincial award

Sturgeon County potato clan gets provincial award

Northbank Potato Farm receives Farm Family Award
Giant potatoes unearthed in Bonnyville

Giant potatoes unearthed in Bonnyville

After an early summer heat dome, a Bonnyville local was shocked to dig up a nearly five-pound potato from his garden.
Hartell Homestead gears up to open its gates

Hartell Homestead gears up to open its gates

Nick Shipley, owner of Hartell Homestead, is eager to open up his farm to sell beef, pork, produce, handmade artisan items and offer a u-pick garden this summer.
Kneehill's David Price inducted into Alberta's Agriculture Hall of Fame

Kneehill's David Price inducted into Alberta's Agriculture Hall of Fame

Mr. Price grew up near the Village of Acme as part of a mixed-farming family. 
'Megascale' slaughterhouses, meat-packing plants put beef industry at risk: Report

'Megascale' slaughterhouses, meat-packing plants put beef industry at risk: Report

COVID-19 rattled the beef industry and raised awareness about consolidation after coronavirus outbreaks forced the temporary closure of multiple meat-packing plants last spring, pushing up retail prices and lowering cattle prices. 
Mental health illness in ag reaching crisis: Member of Parliament

Mental health illness in ag reaching crisis: Member of Parliament

Earl Dreeshen makes statement in House of Commons
Feds unveil more funding for dairy, poultry and egg farmers hurt by free trade deals

Feds unveil more funding for dairy, poultry and egg farmers hurt by free trade deals

OTTAWA — Canadian egg and poultry farmers who've lost domestic market share due to two recent free trade agreements will have access to $691 million in federal cash.
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