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Learn about recent updates for the EFP program, other agri-environmental programs, and how EFP plays into agricultural markets.

Beneficial Management Practices

Maintaining a healthy environment is essential to the success of Alberta’s agricultural producers. Learn about BMPs that you can adopt on your farm to reduce environmental risk.


Brochures, fact sheets, reports developed by Alberta EFP.


Video tutorials to assist you through the entire process of the environmental farm plan.

Alberta EFP

Lakeland College

Alberta EFPJul 29, 2015
July 29, 2015 Lakeland College first post-secondary to complete an Environmental Farm Plan Lakeland College is the first post-secondary institution in...

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

Alberta EFPJul 29, 2015
Lakeland College is the first post-secondary institution in Alberta to complete an Environmental Farm Plan (EFP). The students in Lakeland’s agricultural...

New Director, New Directions

Alberta EFPJul 06, 2015
The Alberta Environmental Farm Plan (AEFP) program is heading in new directions. In January 2015 the Agricultural Research and Extension...

EFP on Call of the Land

Alberta EFPMay 07, 2015
In April our new director, Paul Watson, did an interview with Call of the Land on the Environmental Farm Plan....

4R Nutrient Stewardship

Alberta EFPAug 23, 2014
Our director, Paul Watson, was recently interviewed for the 4R Nutrient Stewardship program which gives producers across Canada science-based information...

Canadian Beef Centre of Excellence to be established in Calgary

Alberta EFPJul 08, 2014
Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz together with Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification Michelle Rempel announced $3,844,800, through the Western...

A Producer’s Perspective

Alberta EFPMay 07, 2014
Strategic Planning Process Helps Hone Legacy Of Stewardship For Producers One Alberta forage farmer has identified benefits to the Environmental Farm...

Potato growers target market growth with a brand for stewardship

Alberta EFPFeb 15, 2013
Master marketing plan uses tools such as EFP to build markets today and tomorrow There’s a simple lesson in customer service...

Expect rural septic systems to be in the news more

Alberta EFPJul 03, 2012
Pressure is on to manage better It is always amazing to consider how much work a farm septic system does. The...