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Lakeland College first post-secondary to complete an Environmental Farm Plan

Lakeland College is the first post-secondary institution in Alberta to complete an Environmental Farm Plan (EFP).

The students in Lakeland’s agricultural sciences programs who learn on the Student Managed Farm (SMF) – Powered by New Holland at the Vermilion campus are now using the Albe [ ... ]

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New Director, New Directions

The Alberta Environmental Farm Plan (AEFP) program is heading in new directions. In January 2015 the Agricultural Research and Extension Council of Alberta hired Paul Watson as its Environmental Farm Plan (EFP) Director. Under his leadership, the organization is preparing for the next evolution in a [ ... ]

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EFP on Call of the Land

In April our new director, Paul Watson, did an interview with Call of the Land on the Environmental Farm Plan. You can hear the interview in the player below:

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4R Nutrient Stewardship
4R Nutrient Stewardship

Our director, Paul Watson, was recently interviewed for the 4R Nutrient Stewardship program which gives producers across Canada science-based information on how to maximize on-farm benefits as well as reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The project is funded by Agriculture and Agri-food Canada's Agricu [ ... ]

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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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Working Well Workshops will be taking place across the province between April 15 & June 11, 2015. Click here for dates.

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