Alberta

Delivering what you declare is now more important than ever for farmers. Recent changes to grain declarations now include a legally binding agreement as required by the Canadian Grain Commission (CGC). Farmers are encouraged to carefully read the new declarations for the 2020-2021 crop year. In many cases, the legally binding declaration required by the CGC is included as Part...
Kubota’s relaunches Entry Utility Tractor Line with more power and a Roomy Cab Kubota Canada Ltd. shows the all-new MX Series, a hybrid between compact and utility tractors, at the Agri-Trade Equipment Expo in Red Deer, Alberta. The MX Series is now comprised of two models, the MX5400 and the MX6000, ranging from 55.5 to 63.4 gross engine horsepower and...
With the April 1 implementation deadline looming, the Western Canadian Wheat Growers are calling for the federal government to eliminate the move to increase the carbon tax from $20 to $30/tonne for those provinces under the federal backstop. Gunter Jochum, President, said: “The Canadian economy is facing a serious challenge. Adding a 50% increase in the carbon tax is a further hit to...
The Government of Alberta is helping farmers by modernizing rules, reducing red tape and creating new research opportunities. Seed growers in Alberta will soon have access to more seed varieties and cereal research. Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Devin Dreeshen has signed a ministerial order removing Fusarium graminearum (fusarium) from the Pest and Nuisance Control Regulation, bringing Alberta in line...
The Government of Alberta has awarded $200 million in grants to municipalities across the province to upgrade local bridges, roads and community airports and make improvements to water supply and treatment facilities. The additional grant funding will support about 1,800 jobs in communities across Alberta. Jason Kenney, Premier: “Albertans in every corner of the province are facing real challenges as our economy...
How hard work and an entrepreneurial spirit forged the next generation of Kang Construction Ferlin Kang didn’t always know he wanted to go into the construction industry. Born and raised in Calgary, Alberta, he was exposed to the energy and opportunity that comes with living in a growing, evolving city. Ferlin knew he could pursue different paths in life, but...
Kubota Canada Ltd. unveiled the all-new MX Series, a hybrid between compact and utility tractors, at the Agri-Trade Equipment Expo in Red Deer, Alberta. The MX Series is now comprised of two models, the MX5400 and the MX6000, ranging from 55.5 to 63.4 gross engine horsepower and both available with an optional factory cab. The MX Series is designed for...
Cervus Equipment Corporation announces that the Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX") has accepted Cervus’ Notice of Intention to Make a Normal Course Issuer Bid (the "Bid") to purchase for cancellation, from time to time, as Cervus considers advisable, its issued and outstanding common shares (the "Shares"). There were 15,370,048 Shares issued and outstanding as of September 3, 2020. Of this amount,...
The Western Canadian Wheat Growers call for an adjustment in the newly invoked travel restrictions that were put in place this week. The new rules put in place to combat COVID-19 are necessarily far-reaching but have also put our food value chain at risk. It is estimated that Canada needs approximately 60,000 foreign workers for the agriculture sector, over 1,400...
The Western Canadian Wheat Growers Board of Directors has announced that at their last meeting, Saskatchewan Director, Daryl Fransoo was elected as the new Chair effective immediately. “I am honoured to have the support of the Board of Directors to move into the role of Chair. The Wheat Growers have been advocates of strong agricultural policy for 50 years and the...