Agriculture

Drop by drop

This week's FarmLead considers grains prices because of harvest.

Snappy surprises

This week's FarmLead looks at increased soybean yields.

Watershed group providing grants to farmers

Farmers in the Battle River area may be eligible for financial grants that will help restore its riverbanks.

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Toxic weed finds its way into Ponoka County

Agriculturalists are becoming increasingly concerned over findings of jimsonweed in areas of Alberta and most recently in Ponoka County.

Challenging harvest period keeps farmers guessing

Rain early in the harvest season keeps agricultural experts guessing.

Fall back questions

This week's FarmLead looks at crop supplies for 2015-16.

Despite rain, long-ear enthusiasts have fun at annual event

Lovers of mules and donkeys had fun at the annual Longears Days.

Landowners called on to help improve the health of the Battle River

Battle River Watershed Alliance looks at a riparian restoration program for Ponoka area.

  • Aug 19, 2015

Selling slow-down

This week's FarmLead looks at choppy grain prices due to weather.

Ag Society prepares for home, hobby show and ATV safety course

Preparations are underway for another Home, Hobby and Horticultural Show set for Friday, Aug. 21 and 22 at the Ponoka Legion.

Transparency mapping project to benefit rural landowners

Rural landowners will see more transparency possible benefits with mapping project organized by FAO.

Taking a breather

This week's FarmLead looks at grain markets and weather conditions.

Slowing Stories

This week's FarmLead looks at grains markets and weather issues.

Barn fire leads to modern dairy facility

Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, the Peter Doornenbal family has built a bigger and more modern barn.

4-H youths close out a successful season

Ponoka’s West, Central and East 4-H clubs attended the annual awards night celebration at the Ponoka Legion.

Desire for grain price control drives G3 port plans

G3 has announced it may build a new grain terminal at the West Lynn terminal on the North Shore of Vancouver’s Burrard Inlet.

  • Jun 17, 2015

Report on our 4-H year

May 23 was a big day for the Crestomere 4-H Multi-Club.

  • Jun 10, 2015

Canadian Foodgrains plant barley for 2015 season

Volunteers with Ponoka’s Canadian Foodgrains Bank (CFB) finished planting barley in preparation for this season’s harvest.

NFU feels changes to Bill C-48 could negatively affect grain farmers

NFU takes on proposed changes to Bill C-48 that could affect farmers.

Horse drawn farming aids international charity

Farmers had a fun day using old farm equipment over the weekend.