Agriculture

The Little Red Barn is a popular annual attraction at Westerner Days.
The Little Red Barn is a popular annual attraction at Westerner Days. rdnewsNOW / Kirsten Dennis

Westerner Days wins international award for agricultural programming

By rdnewsNOW staff
December 6, 2017 - 6:26am Updated: December 6, 2017 - 8:51am

RED DEER- Westerner Days Fair & Exposition has received international recognition after winning an award with their agricultural programming.

Westerner Days earned first place in a non-fair related agriculture event or program for the Westerner Park Urban Farm.

A flock of dead geese found by the Valgardson family buried on their property
A flock of dead geese found by the Valgardson family buried on their property Twyla Valgardson

Mass slaughter of Canada geese angers Taber area farmers

By CHAT News Today
November 10, 2017 - 6:29am Updated: November 10, 2017 - 9:26am

TABER- A farm family is shocked, after a flock of dead Canada geese were found buried under the snow on their property.

According to Twyla Valgardson, who lives on the farm north of Taber with her husband, the dead birds were found on Wednesday morning.

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