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Livestock next drone target … riding the range may be history (Part 1)

Using drones in high tech commercial crop production started about 10 years ago and has been growing every year.

Yoga Goats – a new revenue scheme

If a recent article in the Calgary Herald is to be believed, goat yoga is taking North America by storm.

Spring is looking tough in many areas … hope and luck will be needed

Crop producers are used to the trials and tribulations of fickle spring weather, but this year their fortitude will indeed be tested.

Wildrose keeps property rights issue alive

Bill 204 was introduced to address the worst aspects of the property rights legislation that was passed by the previous PC government.

Crop research agency under the gun

Rumours are swirling that another government research agency may be terminated by the NDP government.

Supply management is in the news again … but it’s really about pizza cheese

How a new pizza cheese ingredient influenced Donald Trump's trade agenda.

Conservation projects approved . . . looks like lobbying overcomes cutbacks

Why is the Alberta government spending money on conservation programs when the agriculture sector is in need of funding?

Landowners need to be very cautious . . . with wind and solar lease promises

Windmill and solar farm projects are back in the news as the NDP government marches on with its plan to save the world.

Donation will make a real impact … maybe it will lead to more ag education rationalization

A donation of $16 million to Olds College will establish an institute dedicated to smart and sustainable agriculture and business solutions.

Compromise still possible on rights … but one side will wait it out (Part 3)

Back in January of 2016, producer groups had some hope in resolving the farmworkers’ rights issue.