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Sep 15

Farmers can’t catch a break with Mother Nature in 2014

Posted on Sep 15 By: Andrea Hilderman

It’s been a tough season, and it’s now obvious that it’s not going to get any easier—even when this crop finally gets in the bin and farmers look to market what is very likely to be a lower-quality crop than hoped for. Waking up to a blanket of snow is about the last thing anyone

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Sep 11

Forward thinking for farming’s future

Posted on Sep 11 By: Tyler Difley

Richard Mueller, Alberta Barley director-at-large in Region Five since 2010 and a delegate for four years before that, has watched agriculture change dramatically during his lifetime. Mueller grew up on a family farm before buying his own operation in 1969 only a mile and a half away. He still lives and farms there today with

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