Gateway Research Organization Hires On-farm Energy Outreach Officer

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 on a mixed farm outside of Oyen, Alberta, where her family produces wheat and commercial angus cattle. After high school, Kale went to Lethbridge College and got a diploma in Environmental Assessment and Restoration. After receiving her diploma, she took a break from school and spent a year and half doing volunteer missionary work in West Virginia. When she returned home, she transferred her college credits to the U of A and fi

Unharvested Acres? New information from AFSC

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 the 2016 crop year. In order to assist producers with cash flow, AFSC has paid $33.2 million in unharvested acreage advance payments on over 2,000 claims. If crop acres are to be harvested, claims will be settled when combining has been completed and the total production from the crop can be determined by AFSC. If wildlife damage has occurred, please contact your local AFSC Branch office as soon as possible and request a wildlife inspe

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