July 9, 2021
Are you a primary producer considering on-farm irrigation or on-farm water supply projects?
The CAP program provides funding for primary farmers and ranchers with these on-farm projects.
Here is a link that will bring you to the CAP (Canadian Agricultural Partnership) to find out more.
Regenerative practices in agriculture prove livestock is good for the environment, according to Alberta Farm Express Author.
Opinion on livestock being good for the environment
May 3, 2021
Have you ever wanted to experience Alberta Open Farm Days?
Interested in visiting farms or being a farm that is part of the activities?
This event is planned for August 14th and 15th, 2021.
Here is a link to find out more or to register!
April 14, 2021
If you would love to try equestrian camping this summer in Alberta, there is a comprehensive list of campgrounds geared toward just that, on the Alberta Parks website. You never know, you may just find a new favourite campground!
Click the link below to go to their website.
April 9, 2021
In response to COVID-19, the Government of Alberta has created a new Agriculture Training Support Program to help employers in the food supply chain provide necessary training to new Alberta employees.
If you haven't looked at the CAP(Canadian Agricultural Program) website, it has offered many programs.
Current programs that are accepting applications are:
Agriculture and Food Sustainability Assurance Initiatives
and Youth Agriculture Education.
April 7, 2021
Alberta Agriculture and Forestry’s commitment of risk management decision tools for the crop industry have been updated for 2021.
If you are interested here is the link to learn more.
If you would like to download the free CropChoices Program, it is free to download on the Alberta.ca website or at the bottom of the article in the link above.
March 25, 2021
Government of Canada announces funding to enhance cyber security in Canadian agriculture sector
March 24, 2021
Smart Earth Camelina, located in Saskatchewan, is contracting for 10,000 acres.
If you are interested in adding a crop to your rotation, this might interest you.
If you are interested Click here to learn more
March 19, 2021
Deadlines for scholarships through Alberta Agricultural Societies has been extended until April 15, 2021.
They will be giving away $500 scholarships for three General Scholarships and three Agricultural Scholarships.
Scholarship nominations are made through your Agricultural Society. If you feel you know or could be a canidate for nomination, please, contact us and let us know.
For more information on the scholarships and their criteria, please, CLICK HERE.
March 16th, 2021
A 2 minute read by the Alberta Farm Express on how Alan Quilley, a safety expert, shares his safety management system for farms by asking the 4 what and 4 how questions.