Top Crop Manager

Alberta declares agricultural losses from extreme weather a ‘disaster’

August 24, 2015
By Top Crop Manager

Aug. 22, 2014, Edmonton, AB - The Alberta government has declared that the hardship to agriculture from this year's drought constitutes a disaster.

Agriculture Minister Oneil Carlier quietly approved the decision on Friday.

Many Alberta counties and municipal districts have already declared local states of agricultural emergency due to heat and drought and are seeking government assistance.




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