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Alberta Farmer Express - May 17, 2019

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Award honours an ‘incredible person’ and his lasting legacy

Award honours an ‘incredible person’ and his lasting legacy

The life and legacy of a young rancher who died while fighting a wildfire is being celebrated with an award that honours his passion and stewardship. James Hargrave, a fifth-generation[...] Read More »

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Warm, dry weather advances seeding; crop emergence in early stages

The warm dry weather has attributed to substantial seeding progress provincially. Last week’s average on all crops was slightly above 16 per cent while this week’s numbers for major crops[...] Read More »

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Japan opens doors to full access of U.S. beef imports

Japan opens doors to full access of U.S. beef imports

Washington | Reuters -- Japan has agreed to eliminate its long-held restrictions on U.S. beef imports, opening full access to U.S. cattle products after more than 15 years, the head[...] Read More »

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Tiny warriors get nasty on Canada thistle

Tiny warriors get nasty on Canada thistle

The West Central Forage Association has another biocontrol that can help you win the war against Canada thistle. The proud warriors are called stem gall flies and they’re available for[...] Read More »

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Hay prices skyrocket as Prairie drought continues

Hay prices skyrocket as Prairie drought continues

MarketsFarm -- Hay prices have continued to skyrocket across the Prairies as conditions remain dry enough that many hay growers won't produce a first cut this spring. "We've had a[...] Read More »

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Award honours an ‘incredible person’ and his lasting legacyHeartland
Tiny warriors get nasty on Canada thistleCrops
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Markets

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ICE: Canola drops with soybeans

CBOT: Corn up CME: Cattle up

Global markets / Currency / Cash grain

Between The Rows: Podcast for May 16

 

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Weather Update

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Latest News

Crops
U.S. livestock: Live cattle rise as Japan drops U.S. beef import curbsLivestock
U.S. grains: Corn extends rally, wheat touches six-week highCrops
Newfoundland's ag minister, critic returned in electionLivestock
Tiny warriors get nasty on Canada thistleCrops
U.S. grains: Corn to seven-week high as rain threatens plantingCrops
Hay prices skyrocket as Prairie drought continuesCrops
Feed weekly outlook: Feed grain prices flaggingBarley
Award honours an ‘incredible person’ and his lasting legacyHeartland
Japan opens doors to full access of U.S. beef importsBeef Cattle
U.S. boosts trade pact's outlook lifting tariffs on Canadian, Mexican metalsGeneral
Today's precipitationWeather
New interim CEO for CigiNews
U.S. livestock: Feeder cattle futures dip to contract lowsLivestock
U.S. to begin testing sick and dead pigs for African swine feverHogs

Latest Videos

May 15 – May 31: If you’re fearful that seeding legumes will be a waste of time, these producers have tips
AGCanadaTV: In Case You Missed It – Your National Ag News Recap for the week ending May 10, 2019.

Events

May 30–Jun 2 in Leduc, Alta.
Livestock Markets Association of Canada convention

Jun 6– 9 in Drumheller, Alta.
Canadian Angus National Convention

Jun 18 in
Under One Roof: LFCE Summer Field Day

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