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Silver Valley 4-H celebrates 25 years

Silver Valley 4-H celebrates 25 years

Our club, the Silver Valley 4-H Riders club is celebrating it’s 25th anniversary this year.
Ponoka group donates over $100,000 to Canadian Foodgrains in 2016

Ponoka group donates over $100,000 to Canadian Foodgrains in 2016

Ponoka is making a difference in the lives of hungry people overseas.
Census: Downward trend in agriculture continues

Census: Downward trend in agriculture continues

A 20-year trend of fewer farms across the country was confirmed again last week with the release of the 2016 Census of Agriculture.
PHOTO: Farmers in full combine mode

PHOTO: Farmers in full combine mode

Ponoka and area farmers have been busy combining last season's unharvested crops thanks to sunny weather.
Months of work culminate with Ponoka's 4-H achievement day

Months of work culminate with Ponoka's 4-H achievement day

After months of work caring for steers and heifers, Ponoka's 4-H Beef Club members came together for their big achievement day.
Canadian Grain Commission needs feedback on lower fees

Canadian Grain Commission needs feedback on lower fees

Grain farmers and other stakeholders are being asked for their opinions on a proposed reduction in fees.
PHOTO: Old time seeding starts

PHOTO: Old time seeding starts

Farmers get into the spirit of seeding using old farm equipment May 8 on the Pohl Farm north of Ponoka.
Spring signals return of farm equipment on roads

Spring signals return of farm equipment on roads

Thirteen per cent of farm-related fatalities across Canada are due to traffic, and most involved tractors.
Moisture little concern for seeding in central Alberta

Moisture little concern for seeding in central Alberta

All of the talk about the snow and rain dumping itself on Alberta recently and its impact on farmers is just that — talk.
Bearish baloney?

Bearish baloney?

FarmLead looks at "bullish" markets and StatsCan forecasting.
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