Agricultural News


Archive: December 2022

Profitable Ranching — Is It Possible?

Thursday, December 22, 2022

If you’re trying to improve your ranch’s profitability, here are a few things to consider.Full Article Read More...

Climate Mitigation Grants a Huge Hit on Alberta Farms

Thursday, December 22, 2022

Hundreds of Alberta producers have completed climate mitigation projects on their farms and the administrator of the On-Farm Climate Action Fund is expecting another wave of applications when the program reopens in February.Full article and information on projects covered available here. Read More...

Feds Open Consultations for Sustainable Ag Strategy

Thursday, December 22, 2022

The federal government has enlisted farm groups on the ground floor of consultations toward development of a long-term strategy to “amplify” the adoption and use of sustainable practices in agriculture over the next year.Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau on Dec. 12 announced the launch of Read More...

Foothills Forage & Grazing Association December Newsletter

Thursday, December 22, 2022

In this month’s edition: Director’s Note – Emily Lowe Playing With Fire: When Manageable Risk Delivers Great Reward Study compares haylage vs. hay 16 practical tips for selecting productive replacement heifers Winter Feed Supplementation for CowsDecember Newsletter Read More...

Nominations Now Open for 2023 Emerald Awards & Youth Grants

Thursday, December 22, 2022

Since 1992 the Emerald Awards have showcased over 350 recipients and 850 finalists across Alberta who are addressing environmental and climate change issues, and you could be next to join that list!The Alberta Emerald Foundation is looking for organizations, projects, and individuals who are doing Read More...

Supporting Agricultural Labour Demands

Thursday, December 22, 2022

Record-setting economic growth in Alberta’s agriculture and agri-food sector has ignited demand for workers across the province.To support producers and processors, Alberta, in partnership with the federal government, is providing $2.5 million to Ag for Life to help companies recruit, hire and Read More...

Important Update From the Nose Creek Watershed Partnership

Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Rocky View County is a member of The Nose Creek Watershed Partnership (NCWP), which undertakes joint watershed planning addressing concerns regarding the future condition of Nose Creek and West Nose Creek. The Partnership is currently represented by the Calgary Airport Authority, City of Airdrie, Read More...