Thanks for tuning in to RealAg Radio. Guest host Kara Oosterhuis is joined by Nate Horner, Alberta Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation, to discuss Alberta agriculture and irrigation, and Brennan Turner, grain market analyst, hops on to talk markets. As well, don’t miss the product spotlight interview with Jessica Young of Sevita International, and the… Read More

Alberta’s Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation says he has a list of “good stuff that isn’t finished yet” that he’s planning to tackle following his reappointment to the agriculture post in cabinet by new Premier Danielle Smith. Nate Horner was originally tapped to serve as the province’s agriculture minister by Smith’s predecessor Jason Kenney in… Read More

Nate Horner will remain Alberta’s agriculture minister following the unveiling of new Premier Danielle Smith’s cabinet. Horner, the UCP MLA for Drumheller-Stettler, was first appointed minister of agriculture and forestry by former Premier Jason Kenney in November 2021. Under Smith, Horner’s title no longer includes forestry and rural economic development, but irrigation has been tacked… Read More

Happy Friday and welcome to another edition of RealAg Politics! Today, co-hosts Shaun Haney and Kelvin Heppner, of RealAgriculture, are joined by a great list of guests to talk about the big ag policy issues of the week that are impacting farmers and ranchers across Canada and the US. This episode features guests: Karen Proud,… Read More

As the calendar quickly flips through the summer months, eyes are beginning to focus on the Agricultural Policy Framework — or APF — meetings set for July. Each province has their ask, and their focus on what should be top priorities at the meetings. Nate Horner, Minister of Alberta Agriculture, Forestry, and Rural Economic Development,… Read More

We’re midweek in mid-December, and you know what that means? Another episode of RealAg Radio! Thanks for tuning in — we appreciate you making us part of your day. On this Wednesday episode of the show, we hear from: Nate Horner, minister of Alberta Agriculture, Forestry, and Rural Economic Development; Doug Chorney from the Canadian… Read More

A month into the job as Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, and Rural Economic Development, Nate Horner says he’s catching up with producer groups in the province and working to get up to speed on the priorities for Alberta agriculture. Up first on the docket following his appointment was the Federal-Provincial-Territorial ministers meeting last month, where Horner… Read More

Results Driven Agriculture Research (RDAR) has announced $110,291 towards CBS Bio Platforms’ development of enhanced, sustainable feed. RDAR funding will drive research led by CBS Bio Platforms, a leading international feed technology company headquartered in Calgary, to develop processes that release previously inaccessible plant components and make them usable in poultry and swine diets. The… Read More

Building on last fall’s $815-million investment, the government of Alberta — leveraging from the Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) — is investing another $117.7 million to modernize irrigation infrastructure and increase water storage in southern Alberta. The funding has the potential to create 7,300 permanent jobs and 1,400 construction jobs, while contributing up to $477 million… Read More

 

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