Agricultural News


Archive: October 2017

Help Shape Farm and Ranch Safety

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Albertans are invited to provide input on how occupational health and safety rules could apply to the unique nature of farms and ranches.Public feedback is important as the government works to ensure updates to the Occupational Health and Safety Code applying to farms and ranches contain Read More...

Bear Safety Workshop

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Join us for an evening to learn about bear safety. This workshop is targeted specifically at safety concerns for Albertans living and working in close proximity to grizzly and black bears. You’ll learn about bear biology and behaviour, and what you need to know living in bear country. There will Read More...

Growing Forward 2 Update

Friday, October 13, 2017

The current agricultural policy framework, known as Growing Forward 2, expires March 31, 2018 and will be replaced by a five-year $3 billion federal-provincial-territorial funding agreement known as CAP (Canadian Agricultural Policy). Agriculture ministers from across Canada have reached an Read More...

Foothills Forage & Grazing Association Bursary

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Available to one Alberta resident registered in first, second, third, or fourth year of a full-time program at a post-secondary institution. Awarded to a student with a satisfactory academic standing and who in one page can make a compelling case for how their education will contribute to the future Read More...

Helping Make Energy Efficiency Affordable

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

By Kale Scarff and Vern SteinbornThere are many technologies and practices farmers and ranchers can implement on their operations to reduce their energy footprint and protect (and possibly even increase) profit margins. Carbon emission reduction and energy sustainability can both be practiced while Read More...


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