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Apr 3

Innovative farmer keeps up with applied research

Posted on Apr 3 By: Evan Wingrove

David Eaton is one busy farmer. In addition to being president of the Chinook Applied Research Association (CARA) and treasurer of the Agricultural Research and Extension Council of Alberta (ARECA), he is also an Alberta Barley (ABC) region two delegate. Eaton’s interests are just as diverse—he has been flying private planes for more than 20

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Mar 8

Commissions appreciate being spared from deep cuts in PC’s 2013-14

Posted on Mar 8 By: admin

(Calgary, AB) March 8, 2013 — Following a conference call with Alberta Agriculture & Rural Development (AARD) Minister Verlyn Olson the evening of March 7, Alberta Barley and the Alberta Wheat Commission learned the extent of the cuts to agriculture. The ministry slashed $44.8 million from its operating and capital budgets, including the province’s six-cent

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