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‘My life’s work’: Farmers detail loss of beloved land, crops in Sumas Prairie, B.C.

The Sandhu family has been farming fruits and vegetables in the Sumas Prairie for three generations. Avtar Sandhu’s father brought the property in 1974...

Saskatchewan winter cereal crops expected to thrive after many producers planted early

After a severe drought this summer devastated Saskatchewan farmers, they are finding a silver lining. This year’s crops came early, which means winter cereal...

Booming grasshopper populations destroying already beleaguered Prairie crops

A pattern of dry, hot weather across the Prairies over the past few years has resulted in a grasshopper infestation of epic proportions,...

Corn crops in southern Alberta thrive in hot weather – Lethbridge

One of southern Alberta’s sweetest treats is officially hitting stands this week, despite a cold, slow start to the growing season. Taber corn is...

USask adds chair to research relationship between cattle and crops

After noticing a gap in research on the relationship between cattle and crop, the University of Saskatchewan started an international search for someone...

Southern Alberta crops decimated by heat: ‘There’s virtually nothing there’

Water is a precious commodity right now, as heat continues to wreak havoc on the province’s crops. “Conditions in the south, it’s well beyond...

Historic heat wave in B.C. scorches crops, shatters records

A dangerous heat wave is enveloping British Columbia, with temperatures expected to soar to 45°C in the coming days. Emad Agahi explains how...
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A pair of Lethbridge police officers have been demoted for one year after pleading guilty to misconduct charges earlier this month. The joint submission...