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July 28, 2022 Health & Production

Conditions may increase threat of anthrax in Alberta

With the ever-changing summer weather in Alberta, producers need to be on the lookout for anthrax. Typically appearing during periods of hot, dry weather following wet conditions, anthrax is a rapid and fatal disease caused by bacteria in soil.  A few isolated cases of anthrax occur almost every year in Western Canada. Animals contract the disease…

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May 16, 2022 Checking in with ABP

ABP seeking applicants for Living Labs positions

Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) is looking for applicants for four positions as part of its application to the Living Laboratories Initiative. The positions include: Living Labs Director – F/T, remote-based Living Labs KTT and Engagement Lead – F/T, remote-based Living Labs Engagement Facilitators (2) – P/T, regional, remote-based These positions have a May/June proposed start…

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May 16, 2022 Checking in with ABP

What We’re Reading | Local feedlot donates $360,000 towards new multi-use rec centre in Coaldale

By Justin Goulet, Lethbridge News Now The Coaldale STRONG! Capital Campaign has just received another significant monetary gift. The campaign is a fundraiser for the new multi-use recreation centre in the town. KCL Cattle Company Ltd. has donated $360,000 to the initiative. The goal for Coaldale is to generate $2 million in philanthropic support for the…

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May 2, 2022 Inspiration

What We’re Reading | Black Diamond rancher wins regional award for excellence

Mentorship from the ag community was huge for the young rancher who bases his operation on ethical and sustainable agriculture. By Robert Korotyszyn, Okotoks Today A young Foothills rancher was left speechless when he found out he won an annual competition for excellence in the agricultural industry. Ben Campbell of Tullichewan Ranch was named the…

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April 17, 2022 Trailblazers

Alberta Agriculture Hall of Fame open to nominations

Know someone who has contributed to agriculture, the agri-food industry and rural life in Alberta? The Government of Alberta is calling for nominations to Alberta’s Agriculture Hall of Fame. “This is a great opportunity for the agriculture sector to come together and celebrate its contribution to a diversified and sustainable Alberta economy. I look forward…

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April 5, 2022 Issues & Insights

Twine – it’s one of the easiest ag plastics to recycle. Really!

Of all the agricultural plastics on prairie farms, baler twine is one of the easiest to overlook when it comes to a commitment to recycle. Unlike grain bags, which when empty, are a massive amount of plastic laying in the field, baler twine accumulates in smaller bunches, seemingly innocuous, until they start to take over…

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August 8, 2022 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of August 8, 2022

August 5, 2022 Checking in with ABP

July Auction Market Update

August 2, 2022 Issues & Insights

What We're Reading | Optimism has returned with the rains for the cattle sector

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