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November 24, 2016

Upon his arrival at ARECA, EFP Director Paul Watson began reaching out to his provincial counterparts to evaluate the possibility of the provinces working together to harmonize key environmental components of the EFP.  In late spring of 2016, the Alberta Wheat Commissi...

November 21, 2016

The Greenbelt is home to a wealth of important ecological systems and some of the Province’s most productive agricultural land. This natural capital sustains ecological and human health in the region and the Greenbelt is an important agricultural and recreational resou...

November 18, 2016

       Think water is your biggest limiting factor when growing a crop? Think again.

“Soil aggregation is the most important constraint that we have,” said Yamily Zavala, crop and soil health management specialist at Chinook Applied Research Ass...

November 17, 2016

CIGI (Canadian International Grains Institute) is planning four short programs for western Canadian grain producers in January, February and March 2017.  These Combine to Customer programs will look at the evolving grain industry in Western Canada. 

The program wil...

November 16, 2016


Foothills Forage & Grazing Association: Interim Manager

The Foothills Forage & Grazing Association (FFGA) is looking for an interim manager to cover a maternity leave based on 32 hours a week from February 2017 to April 2018. The FFGA office is located in Okotoks, Albe...

November 16, 2016

The Fall 2016 Convention is set to take place from November 15-17, 2016 at the Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Delegates from member municipalities around Alberta are invited to hear plenary speakers, participate in breakout sessions and...

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June 26, 2017