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13 hrs ago | The Western Producer

Organic farming excellent way to mitigate climate change

Green manure crops like clover can help conserve energy by substituting for synthetic fertilizers commonly used in traditional production methods.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Organic Food, Entomology, Canada,

Wed Apr 02, 2014

St. Albert Gazette

Bike skills park options not examined

You know, out of hand I was about to write a letter arguing with Liselotte Engler's letter and point of view on the announced location for our new bike skills park.

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Related Topix: McKenney, VA, Canada,

Fri Mar 21, 2014

The Western Producer

Noxious weeds loom in wildflower mixes

The project is testing commercially available wildflower seed mixes to see if invasive plants or noxious weeds are being distributed to home gardeners.a © Weed specialist Nicole Kimmel found almost no problems in the 64 packets she planted late last year.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Tue Mar 18, 2014

Western Wheel

Artist's life-like bird exhibit taking flight

This painting by Erika Schulz of three chickadees is among 21 displayed in the Okotoks Art Gallery's small gallery until April 19. A Red Deer artist's collection of life-like bird paintings is taking flight in a traveling exhibition that first landed in Okotoks almost two weeks ago.

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Related Topix: Arts, Painting, Canada,

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