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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

Alberta EFP is instituting a renewal period

Alberta EFPJan 02, 2018
Written by Lisa Nadeau, EFP Program Manager Effective April 1, 2018, producers will need to have an EFP completion letter dated...

National Environmental Farm Plan

Alberta EFPDec 01, 2017
On November 1-2, 2017 the second National Environmental Farm Plan Summit was held in Ottawa. Over 100 participants attended, representing...

Call of the Land - Alberta EFP Updates and Harmonizing Farm Plans (August 15 - 16, 2017)

Alberta EFPSep 09, 2017
Alberta EFP director Paul Watson recently appeared on Call of the Land, on August 15 and August 16.Read a full...

EFP Annual Report 2016-2017

Alberta EFPSep 01, 2017

From coast to coast, Canadian farmers address sustainability with Environmental Farm Plans. #Canada150

Alberta EFPJun 23, 2017
June 14, 2017 – Leduc, Alberta – Alberta Environmental Farm Plan Every day, Canadian farmers are making choices affecting the use...

3 Ways Environmental Planning Can Boost the Farm Finances

Alberta EFPJun 23, 2017
Written by Paul Watson, Alberta EFP Director. According to the Network for Business Sustainability, companies who “improve their impacts on the...

The sustainability conundrum

Alberta EFPJun 21, 2017
The food giants want it on their labels, and in the annual reports and other information they send to their...

Species at Risk Program Updates

Alberta EFPJun 15, 2017
Please check this page periodically for SAR program updates. Blogs Species At Risk MULTISAR Program News Releases Species at Risk Component Added to...

How to Build Operational Efficiency with Environmental Farm Plans

Alberta EFPJun 09, 2017
Written by Paul Watson, Alberta EFP Director. Environmental farm planning can help you improve your farm well beyond doing the right...