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Agriculture in the times of COVID-19

Posted on August 18, 2021

By Jaxon McGinn Local Journalism Initiative reporter Sunny South News Agriculture in the times of COVID-19 The effects of COVID-19 have been felt in almost… Read More »

Southern Alberta says a sad goodbye to local philanthropist and friend Cor Van Raay

Posted on August 4, 2021

By Al Beeber Southern Alberta Newspapers Well-known southern Alberta philanthropist and cattle industry pioneer Cor Van Raay passed away at Chinook Regional Hospital last week.… Read More »

Agriculture impact report highlights importance of industry in Lethbridge County

Posted on October 27, 2020

While it's no secret that the agricultural industry plays a huge role in the local economy, a new report commissioned by Lethbridge County gives insight… Read More »

Open Letter from Conservatives to Agriculture Minister

Posted on August 11, 2020

Dear Minister Bibeau: When your government made an announcement to support Canada’s farmers, food businesses, and food supply on May 5, 2020, the Prime Minister… Read More »

Irrigation districts receive provincial funding

Posted on August 11, 2020

By Nikki Jamieson Sunny South News Local irrigation districts have been provided funding as part of of a provincial rehabilitation program. The Lethbridge Northern Irrigation… Read More »

Canola industry, politicians slam China canola ban

Posted on March 12, 2019

By Nikki Jamieson Sunny South News China’s recent ban on some canola imports has caused immense concern for the canola industry. Citing pest concerns, China’s… Read More »

Making agriculture connections

Posted on September 25, 2018

As harvest season continues in southern Alberta, what better time to promote the agriculture industry? That’s the goal of Agriculture for Life - or Ag… Read More »

Agricultural trade in the age of protectionism

Posted on August 28, 2018

The world has entered a new age of nationalism, resulting in growing trade protectionism and increasing barriers for Canadian farmers and exporters who depend on… Read More »

Putting local food in the spotlight

Posted on August 21, 2018

Raising the profile of food that is produced closer to home is the focus of the inaugural Alberta Local Food Week, which took place last… Read More »

A victory for Alberta farmers

Posted on July 10, 2018

Southern Albertans will remember the anger and opposition. Back in 2015, when the provincial government passed legislation to protect farmhands, we heard cries of condemnation… Read More »

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