Agriculture

Canada’s two largest railways move record grain in June, second quarter

Canada’s two largest railways move record grain in June, second quarter

 

Beef plants nearly back to full capacity after COVID-19, but backlog of cattle

Beef plants nearly back to full capacity after COVID-19, but backlog of cattle

 

The Calnash Ag Event Centreis better than ever

The Calnash Ag Event Centre is truly one of Ponoka’s gems, and…

 

Winnipeg plant gets $100M in federal financing to pull protein from peas, canola

Winnipeg plant gets $100M in federal financing to pull protein from peas, canola

Feds and farmers disagree on cost carbon tax adds to grain dryers

Feds and farmers disagree on cost carbon tax adds to grain dryers

Top Gun sale a big success

First-ever fully online horse sale beats all expectations

Researchers predicting an outbreak of ground beetles for Alberta crops this spring

Some Alberta producers may see an outbreak of beetles while combining canola fields this spring.

Move to online auction a big success for Ponoka 4-H Beef clubs

Given the circumstances and challenges presented, the first-ever online Ponoka 4-H District…

Raffle ticket sales challenging for local 4-H club

Ponoka 4-H Beef clubs’ charity steer raffle still a go on May 5

Wetaskiwin family receives Century Farm and Ranch Award

The Strohscheins have owned and operated their family farm for 100 years.

Purebred, other beef producers facing challenges from COVID-19

When the COVID-19 pandemic began to influence the Alberta and Canadian economy,…

Farmers, food processors get federal funds to help foreign workers isolate

Farmers, food processors get federal funds to help foreign workers isolate

Ponoka Fertlizer adds new system to serve customers more efficiently

Ponoka Fertilizer is announcing an exciting new expansion that will allow them…

Crestomere 4-H Multi-Club report

We had our public speaking event at the Ponoka Secondary Campus on…

  • Mar 3, 2020

West Ponoka 4-H Beef Club report

The West Ponoka 4-H beef club had a very busy February. The…

VIDEO: Feds warned agricultural sector near ‘tipping point’ due to blockades

Canadian Federation of Agriculture points to lack of propane and feed due to Coastal GasLink dispute

Ponoka 4-H Beef Club report

Local club holds public speaking event

Photo: Team Roping Winter Series

Round two of the series held Jan. 26

Central Alberta farm home to Himalayan-natives

Shane Juuti at West Gimlet Farms grew from having two yaks to over 450 since 1996