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Agricultural disaster declared in County

One of the many farms in Yellowhead County with crops still on the field as county council declares a state of agricultural disaster. photo Adrienne Tait

unfortunately was not one of them.” are not off. Some people may not qualify for things such as extracurricular activities for young
One of the concerns raised at the council meeting assistance under the current programs.” families. “Extra trips to and from Edson for
was that even though the county has declared a Councillor David Russel spoke of another practice and tournaments means extra gas,” said
state of disaster, doing so does not have any direct concern for area producers and said, “Despite the Priestley-Wight, “This is pretty far-reaching.”
financial benefit to area producers. “We are best attempts of the media and the releases that Councillor Sandra Cherniawsky said producers
encouraging the provincial and federal have been sent out people are still driving on could be further hit in the spring when the new
governments to review existing programs and swathed crops.” carbon tax comes into effect as it may negatively
assist in some way,” said Mayor Soroka, “One of Councillor Priestley-Wright said the financial impact grain farmers drying their grain.
the problems is that yields are up because it was a strain on local families could have a much larger Lac Ste. Anne and Brazeau counties have also
good year for growth but with the wet fall the crops effect as there will be less disposable income for declared a state of Agricultural Disaster.

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