Agriculture

Beef prices a big topic

Beef producers in the province are facing some uncertainty and a lot of that came out in meetings recently.

Canadian beef industry working on climate change solutions

It’s well known that certain farming practices contribute to the rising rate of greenhouse gases.

Snow keeps farmers in the cold on harvest

Snow, frost and cold temperatures may soon jeopardize what was supposed to be a record crop.

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Longhorns showcased in final show and sale

Ponoka continues to attract an array of agricultural events that many may not realize even exist.

ABP focused on what concerns members

With harvest nearing an end and frost in the air, it is that time of year again for the province’s beef industry.

Harvest moving slow, need some heat

Harvest work is slowly grinding along throughout the region and province-wide.

Touching bottom?

This week's FarmLead looks at the pressures on grain prices for harvest 2016.

Trying to extract some value

This week's FarmLead looks at getting value from the harvest.

Mixed weather continues to hamper harvest

This year would have been a great year to grow rice.

Farmers need to be ready for fire

Even on the mostly prairie landscape of central Alberta, wildland fires still pose a serious threat to farms.

Safety needs to be top priority during harvest

Everyone needs a plan to make harvest safe this season.

Manure/silage debate hangs in the air

There’s an issue of stink being raised by some Ponoka County residents over some farming practices that will now be looked into.

Is this all you got?

This week's FarmLead looks at the tonnes of crop production this year.

Harvest starting early this year around Ponoka

An early start to the growing season has translated to a harvest that has already begun.

Revealing more about food may help local producers

Alberta's Open Farm Days opens the door to farms and their production.

Outpacing the decline?

Earliest harvested fields a focus for this week's FarmLead.

Open Farm Days a chance to get a taste of agricultural life

The options to experience farm life in Alberta will be nearly endless this weekend.

Eyeing new numbers

This week's FarmLead looks at grain market demands rather than weather.

Welcome to reality

Supply markets considered in this week's FarmLead.

Hail, rain slowing region’s crop development

Drop report for the week of Aug. 10 for the Ponoka News.