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Lethbridge Ag Expo Over 120 Years Old

Last year, the Lethbridge Ag Expo and the North American Seed Fair Celebrated it's 120th years. The show is coming up again at the end of the month Wednesday, February 28 to Friday, March 2 at…

Agriflash Headlines for February 16

Autonomous Tractor Pilot Project New Holland Agriculture is partnering with the largest family-owned winery in the world to test it's autonomous technology applied to vineyard tractors. They will be…

Michigan Herd of Cattle Identified as Bovine TB Positive

Earlier this week, a herd of roping cattle in Ottawa County, Michigan was identified as bovine tuberculosis positive. The identification comes after a trace investigation from two bovine TB positive…

Agriflash Headlines for February 15

The End is Near for Bovine Tuberculosis Investigation The end is in sight for the bovine tuberculosis investigation across Western Canada. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has announced all…

Applications Now Open For Canadian Agricultural Partnership

On Tuesday, Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay officially launched the six federal programs under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP). The partnership is a five-year, $3 billion,…

The End is Near for Bovine Tuberculosis Investigation

The end is in sight for the bovine tuberculosis investigation across Western Canada. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has announced all quarantines related to the investigation have been…

Agriflash Headlines for February 14

Pulse Canada CEO and Prime Minister Heading to India This Week Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, is heading to India for a state visit from February 17 to 23. The CEO for Pulse Canada, Gordon Bacon, is…

Canada Needs to be an Original Signatory on CP-TPP

Signing the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CP-TPP) in March will be a priority for the federal opposition. Conservative Associate Agriculture Critic, John…

Local 2018 Forecast for Insects and Diseases

Alberta Agriculture and Forestry experts will be in town next week to give the 2018 local forecast for crop insects and diseases. Scott Meers will be presenting on insects, and Michael Harding will…

Pulse Canada CEO and Prime Minister Heading To India This Week

Canadian Pulse’s Imports have taken a major hit in India over the last few months. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is heading to India for a state visit from February 17 to 23. The CEO for Pulse Canada…

Health Canada Launches Consultations On Food Warning Labelling

Health Canada has launched consultations on proposed front-of-package labelling. The public is invited to comment the government's proposal for mandatory front-of-package nutrition symbols for foods…

Agriflash Headlines for February 13

Celebrating Canada's Ag Day Today is Canada's Agriculture Day! A day where farmers, processors, and all people in the sector celebrate their pride in agriculture. The day is also meant to create a…

Food Warning Labels will be Devastating to Canadian Agriculture

The Liberal Government is looking to put warning labels on healthy food options. Conservative Associate Shadow Minister for Agriculture and Agri-Food, John Barlow, says the labels would be on items…

USDA Releases February WASDE Report

The USDA has released its February World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) Report. Projected 2017/18 U.S. wheat ending stocks were raised this month by 20 million bushels, as higher…

The Alberta Wheat Commission Welcomes a New Chair

The Alberta Wheat Commission welcomes their new Chair, Kevin Bender. Bender farms west of Red Deer, and has been with the Commission since it first began August 1, 2012. Bender says, it was quite an…

Agriflash Headlines for February 12

Growers Looking for Transparency and Predictability from India The Chair of Alberta Pulse Growers says, they're looking for transparency and predictability from India. Last year, India started…

Liberals Refuse to Hear from the Ag Sector when Building the New Canada Food Guide

Proposed changes to the Canada Food Guide could negatively affect the agriculture sector. Associate Agriculture Critic, and Foothills M.P., John Barlow, says Health Canada is now doing a review of…

Friday Is Food Freedom Day

Friday, February 9 is Food Freedom Day. The Canadian Federation of Agriculture has calculated that by February 9, 2018 a Canadian household of average income will have earned enough to pay their…

Agriflash Headlines for February 9

India Increases Chickpea Tariff India has increased their import tariff on chickpeas by 10 per cent. Last December 21, India put a 30 per cent tariff on chickpeas and lentils, following the 50 per…

Growers Looking for Transparency and Predictability from India

The Chair of Alberta Pulse Growers says, they're looking for transparency and predictability from India. Amid pulse tariffs and fumigation trade issues, Chair D'Arcy Hilgartner says, pulse plantings…

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Habitat for Humanity Foothills 5th Annual Online Auction Fundraiser

20 February 2018 12:00 pm - 08 March 2018 8:00 pm

www.elevateauctions.com/habitatfoothills





Simple Supper

21 February 2018 5:30 pm

High River United Church (across from the post of, High River





The Foothills Kinettes Meeting

21 February 2018 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

High River Masonic Hall, High River





Oscar Nominated Short Films

23 February 2018 6:00 pm

Rotary Performing Arts Centre - RPAC Okotoks





Personality Types in the Workplace Workshop

24 February 2018 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Okotoks Public Library





Oscar Nominated Short Films

24 February 2018 6:00 pm

Rotary Performing Arts Centre - RPAC Okotoks





O.F.F. Monthly Flicks - Moulin Rouge

28 February 2018 9:00 pm

Okotoks Cinemas, Okotoks





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