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2015 Working Well Workshops
18 Dec 2014 19:16

Working Well Workshops will be taking place across the province between January 27 and March 26, 2015. Click here for dates

For more information about the Working Well Program click here.

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Environmental Farm Plan Workshops
07 Nov 2014 22:33

December 17 in Claresholm

9:30am - 4pm @ Claresholm Provincial Building

Call 403-625-6095 or 403-646-3131 to register or for more info

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Potato growers target market growth with a brand for stewardship
15 Feb 2013 16:08Potato growers target market growth with a brand for stewardship

 Master marketing plan uses tools such as EFP to build markets today and tomorrow

All potato growers complete an EFP as part of the industry's branding effort.

There's a simple lesson in customer service for Terence Hochstein in a common McDonald's breakfast meal. The customer doesn't have di [ ... ]

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EFPs and the world of ag sustainability: An insider's thoughts
27 Jan 2013 16:09EFPs and the world of ag sustainability: An insider's thoughts

 Alberta Beef Producers' (ABP) Rich Smith is an ag engineer, a respected industry consultant, the first environmental manager for ABP and now its executive director

Rich Smith, ABP executive director, (left) and Greg Bowie, ABP vice-chair.

Few people have been as close to the discussion abou [ ... ]

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EFP identified these on-farm improvements
11 Jan 2013 10:08EFP identified these on-farm improvements

Four examples of why the Semeniuk farm is more sustainable today

A new shop means dealer mechanics come to the farm to maintain equipment

When Robert and Angela Semeniuk won the Alberta regional Outstanding Young Farmers program nomination in 2012 one thing that stood out in their presentation was [ ... ]

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New vertical beater manure spreaders offer environmental benefits
11 Jan 2013 10:06New vertical beater manure spreaders offer environmental benefits

New style spreaders improve distribution and lower application rates

Manure spreader with horizontal beater bars.

Most farmers know livestock manure is a mixed blessing. It's an asset, a natural product that applied properly can help boost crop productivity and enhance soil tilth by improving stru [ ... ]

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Latest News

Potato Research Project Launched
18 Jul 2014 15:22

Potato research project launch announcement made in July 11th, 2014. Alberta’s potato industry will get a boost with a $1 million investment in the University of Lethbridge by a consortium of a [ ... ]

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Canadian Beef Centre of Excellence to be established in Calgary
10 Jul 2014 19:45

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz together with Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification Michelle Rempel announced $3,844,800, through the Western Diversification Program, to support the [ ... ]

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