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Agriculture

Irrigation district merger developing synergies for SMRID

Posted on March 15, 2023

By Trevor Busch Taber Times editor@tabertimes.com The St. Mary River Irrigation District (SMRID) recently absorbed the former Taber Irrigation District following the approval of a… Read More »

The true increase to crop insurance rates: Horner

Posted on March 15, 2023

By Ian Croft Local Journalism Initiative Reporter news@tabertimes.com With the rumoured increase of crop insurance the Alberta government, and Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation Nate… Read More »

Chin Reservoir expansion could add up to 200,000 irrigated acres

Posted on March 15, 2023

By Trevor Busch Taber Times editor@tabertimes.com Originally announced back in summer 2021, plans for the Chin Reservoir expansion are beginning to take shape for two… Read More »

Future of irrigation discussed at Jan. conference

Posted on February 27, 2023

By Al Beeber Southern Alberta Newspapers Extreme weather conditions are impacting agriculture and a conference in late January allowed those involved in the industry to… Read More »

Agriculture still at the forefront of Alberta’s economy; MLA Hunter

Posted on November 2, 2022

By Cole Parkinson Taber Times cparkinson@tabertimes.com The agriculture season is wrapping up with harvest at the end. While it was another year of challenging weather… Read More »

This year’s corn harvest looks to be a success

Posted on September 21, 2022

By Ian Croft Local Journalism Initiative Reporter news@tabertimes.com Many were out enjoying fresh corn this summer and early fall as Taber corn booths started appearing… Read More »

Growth in agriculture: Hemp, precision planters, and rolling barley

Posted on September 21, 2022

By Cal Braid Taber Times Farming Smarter (FS) is a non-profit research organization specializing in agronomy, the science of soil management and crop production. Based… Read More »

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