Articles Posted in the " farmers " Category


  • Alberta Barley grows by leaps and bounds in 2013

    Growth is the best word to describe 2013 for Alberta Barley and barley producers not only in the wildrose province, but across the country. Funding Alberta Barley’s Chairman, Matt Sawyer, says the biggest event of the year was receiving the $8-million Agri-Innovation grant from the Federal Government, which will be used to develop 27 research cluster projects. “This will increase […]


  • Farmers to receive thank-you postcards

    A group of farmers will be receiving a special piece of mail in the coming weeks. Sandra Leach from Bayer Crop Science tells Rural Roots Canada kids had the opportunity at their booth at Aggie Days in Calgary to fill out thank-you post cards to farmers across the country. “They enjoy colouring and are excited […]


  • Farmers Feed Cities!

    Farmers Feed Cities!

    FARMERS FEED CITIES!   by Erin Leduc It’s been a year since I attended one of the most enlightening agriculture conferences I have had the opportunity to attend.  The common theme presented through various passionate speakers was agvocating.  Production agriculture and farming in general has come under great scrutiny and misinformation over the past decade and this […]


  • The Round-Up: November 18th

    The Round-Up: November 18th

    RRC News: — Ranchers in Saskatchewan are receiving a helping from the provincial and federal governments in the form of $7.2 million dollars to help producers take over 60 community pastures which are being transferred from the feds to the province starting next year.   The money doled out by the program will pay up […]