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May 17, 2018

FarmOn Foundation, ARECA, and The Alberta Ecotrust Foundation have teamed up to promote pollinator conservation and environmental stewardship on Alberta's vast and productive agriculture land. 

We have long recognized the agriculture producer's role in stewardship of ou...

September 6, 2017

Applications due September 15 for the 

Bob Ross Memorial Scholarship! 

Applications are now being accepted for the Robert L. Ross Memorial Scholarship, which gives a Canadian farmer the chance to attend the Canadian Total Excellence in Agricultural Management (CTEAM) pro...

August 1, 2017

Staff Training day at U of A on July 28, 2017

July 17, 2017

Check out the new growbarley.com website for exciting information on new tours that are planned

June 29, 2017

Grey Wooded Forage Association manager (GWFA), Ginette Boucher, reports: 


“Kim Nielsen seeded his site on June 19, 2017 with the County's plot seeder and John Deere 9350 hoe drill with direct seed openers. The plot size is 1.5 acres and the supplied seed went on extrem...

June 26, 2017

The Peace Country Beef & Forage Association is a non-profit, producer run group that strives to provide leading edge, credible and locally viable information to Peace Country producers, through our applied research and extension programs.  Our vision is to create agric...

June 12, 2017

The 2014-2017 Controlled Traffic Farming report is now available here. Thisreport contains a newly added economic report and soil quality report. All the summary reports, and cooperator profiles are available on the Controlled Traffic Farming website. 

May 24, 2017

Gateway Research Organization (GRO) has hired an On-Farm Energy Outreach Officer. The primary role of the Outreach Officer is to educate producers on energy management and develop extension materials as it applies to agri-businesses across Alberta.

Kale Scarff grew up o...

May 9, 2017

  • AFSC understands the pressure the unharvested crops have put on our clients as they wait for fields to dry, in order to deal with the unharvested acres from 2016 and seed the 2017 crop. 

  • Approximately 960,000 insured crop acres were reported as unharvested for...

April 26, 2017

April 26, 2017 – Leduc, AB –

Operation Pollinator is establishing its footprint in Western Canada through a multi-year partnership between ARECA, Manitoba Conservation Districts Association (MCDA), Saskatchewan Soil Conservation Association (SSCA), Syngenta and the Soil...

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