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Alberta Cattle Inspection Fee Increased

Alberta's cattle inspection fee will be increasing 25 cents to $1.50 per head. General Manager of Livestock Identification Services Ltd. (LIS), Shawn McLean, says the previous fee producers paid when…

Agriflash Headlines for September 17

Jason Kenney Leads Trade Mission to India United Conservative Party Leader, Jason Kenney, will be addressing market access on his six day trade mission to India. Kenney left to India on Sunday,…

Alberta Wheat Commission Looking for Farmers to Guide the Industry

The Alberta Wheat Commission is looking for farmers to guide the organization on behalf of wheat producers. They've opened nominations to fill a Director-at-Large position which represents all five…

Jason Kenney Leads Trade Mission to India

United Conservative Party Leader Jason Kenney is heading to India Sunday, September 16th for a six day trade mission. He'll be joined by the UCP Energy Critic, Prasad Panda, and Trade Critic, Devin…

Vintage Tractor Pull a Success!

There were about 30 vintage tractors competing at the High River Agriculture Society last Saturday, September 8. The Curator at the Call of the West Museum, Allan Millard, helped organize the fall…

Railways Outline Strategies During Grain Transportation Roundtable

The Federal Government’s Grain Transportation Roundtable on Wednesday in Saskatoon brought together railways, grain companies, and farm organizations. In the last few years, farmers have seen a real…

Agriflash Headlines for September 13

USDA Raises Corn and Soybean Forecasts The U.S. Department of Agriculture raised both its corn and soybean production numbers in Wednesday's report. The U.S. corn production forecast increased 2…

USDA Raises Corn, Soybean Forecasts

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) raised both its corn and soybean production numbers in Wednesday's report. Jon Driedger is a senior market analyst with FarmLink Marketing Solutions.…

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