Advancing Women in Agriculture Conference
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Auctioneers are the kings of tongue twisters. So it's only fitting that Dean Edge from Rimbey, Alberta has been the talk of the town and the country since he won the 2017 International Livestock Auctioneer Championships at the Calgary Stampede.
Meet Lacey McCrae of Vermilion, AB, our AYFR feature board member and a true farmHer. Lacey grew up on a ranch west of Prince George, BC. Her journey brought her out to the prairies where she met her husband, Andrew McCrae and settled down farming alongside him north of Vermilion, AB. They grain farm with his family, as well as calve out about 350 commercial black Angus cattle themselves. Lacey also has a small herd of purebred Charolais with Misty Hills Charolais.
Alberta Beef Producers Executive Director Rich Smith discusses the issues in 2017 including the struggle against the weather, how they are keeping a sharp eye on trade deals, the size of the provincial herd and a few other topics. All in this discussion with Rural Roots Canada.
The horse racing community is coming together for two events in the Calgary area to raise money for breast cancer research this weekend.
A fresh wave of innovation is fueling a new generation of progress for livestock production sectors across Alberta, as new products, services and knowledge emerge to keep producers and industry at the leading-edge.