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Farm workers driver training deadline extended

Farm workers now have more time to comply with new training requirements. A new mandatory entry level training (MELT) program for those wanting a Class 1 or Class 2 driver's licence has been introduced by the province to improve road safety. These new requirements went int...

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Agricultural societies to save money through new program

The province has introduced a $10 million grant program to help agricultural societies reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Agricultural societies run more than 700 facilities throughout Alberta, which includes hockey rinks, curling rinks, community halls and facilities that host...

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Province funds three-year agricultural plastics recycling pilot program

Alberta beef producers have received a $750,000 grant to initiate the pilot program that will recycle agricultural plastics on behalf of the Agricultural Plastics Recycling Group. The announcement came on Monday, January 21st. What is the Alberta Agricultural Plastics Recy...

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