The Canadian Wheat Board (CWB) has released its July 2010 Pool Return Outlook (PRO) for the 2009-10 crop year. Wheat values are up $1 per tonne for all grades and classes from the last 2009-10 wheat PRO, released in May. Durum is up between $1 and $4 per tonne over May's outlook, depending on grade and protein level. Malting barley is down $1 per tonne from the previous PRO, while feed barley is unchanged from its last outlook in June.
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As the marketing year comes to an end, the world wheat

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Residents of the Village of Acme did not receive their requested public meeting but Council approved a motion at their July 26 Council meeting for all councillors to answer the 15 or so questions and present them to the public in written form by Wednesday, July 28. A copy of the "Q" & "A" form can be picked up at the Village office after the noon deadline. An attempt will be made to answer all the questions. All Councillors were sent the questions by email.
Kneehill County by-law officers ha

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Ashley Brown, of Elnora, is one of only 60 Grade 11 students chosen from across Canada to work in University of Alberta research labs this summer. They will participate in the U of A's 26th annual Women in Scholarship, Engineering, Science and Technology (WISEST) Summer Research Program. Brown attends Delburne Centralized School and will spend the summer in the computing science lab studying how to create a virtual environment that can assist in occupational therapy.
The U of A's WISEST pro

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Seed & Soil Expo coming

On July 27th and 28th, 2010, Crop Production Services (Canada) Inc. will present the second annual Seed & Soil Expo. Located one kilometer north of Hwy 582 and Hwy 2A, it is the largest event of its kind in Central Alberta with 155 acres, spanning three sites. The Expo will feature state-of-the-art crop input technology and innovative practices for crop and pasture production.
This venue is unique in that it does not only showcase proprietary plots, but over 20 other exhibitors will be pre

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