Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Minister Devin Dreeshen is resigning from cabinet, following allegations made against him related to excessive alcohol consumption. The former minister made the announcement via social media November 5. “This morning, I offered Premier Jason Kenney my resignation as Minister of Agriculture and Forestry and he has accepted,” Dreeshen wrote. He went on… Read More

One thing that often unites different generations from all the diverse facets of agriculture is 4-H. If you weren’t directly involved with 4-H, you likely have a connection who is in the program, or has been previously. Show Your 4-H Colours is one of those events where this widespread sense of community is shown. Held… Read More

Statistics Canada (StatsCan) has released its gross domestic product (GDP) by industry numbers for August 2021, and it is no surprise that a lack of precipitation caused a significant drop in the agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting sector. The category dropped 5.7 per cent, following a 5.5 per cent decrease in July. StatsCan says the record-setting heat… Read More

The Successors is a RealAgriculture podcast series hosted by Kara Oosterhuis focusing on agriculture from the perspective of the up-and-coming generation. How does one tackle farming, and having a full-time job off of the farm? What are some things you can do to keep yourself organized? Why are the relationships of those around you crucial… Read More

The premise of Thanksgiving is one I really like to hang on to. Just ask my family — get togethers consist of group hugs I insist upon (despite multiple groans), and Thanksgiving dinner always includes taking a moment to really think about what we are thankful for, before of course digging into tasty foods. As… Read More