Agriculture

A young lady is seen as she walks her steer out of the showcase ring.
A young lady is seen as she walks her steer out of the showcase ring. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Big beef on display at 4-H show and sale

By Tyler Marr
June 13, 2017 - 12:00pm

The 87th 4-H Finished Beef Show and Sale paraded into the Prince Albert Exhibition Grounds over the past two days as young members from five area clubs showcased hundreds of steer.

Director Dale Shillington said the event was a time for the kids to showcase their hard work over winter.

A tent caterpillar outbreak cycle typically last between three and seven years. The caterpillar count is expected to increase in the coming weeks and begin to dwindle by mid-July.
A tent caterpillar outbreak cycle typically last between three and seven years. The caterpillar count is expected to increase in the coming weeks and begin to dwindle by mid-July. File photo/paNOW Staff

Tent caterpillars ‘an aesthetic nuisance’

By Jeff Labine
June 6, 2017 - 2:00pm

Gardeners have nothing to fear from forest tent caterpillars.

That’s according to Angie Bragg, the owner of Wright’s Greenhouse, who has more than 30 years of experience in gardening.

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