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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

Burning Wastes

Alberta EFPJun 04, 2017
The best bet is to reduce, reuse, recycle and not burn at all The burning of farm wastes is subject to...

Nutrient Management Program

Alberta EFPJun 02, 2017
Three basic things producers should know When it comes to on-farm environmental stewardship, few topics generate more questions or controversy than...

Testing Manure

Alberta EFPJun 02, 2017
It’s the only way to know nutrient levels for sure Manure can be a valuable source of crop nutrients that can...

Short-Term Manure Storage

Alberta EFPJun 02, 2017
Meeting regulations a starting point The safe storage of manure is a relatively simple challenge from an environmental perspective. In Alberta,...

Testing Your Soil to Determine Alkaline and Alkali Soil Content

Alberta EFPJun 02, 2017
A question that comes up repeatedly among producers completing an EFP is what is the difference between “alkaline” and “alkali”...

Cleaning Equipment When Moving Between Fields

Alberta EFPMay 31, 2017
Prevents Contamination, Often Required by Law in Alberta Cleaning farm equipment is often a time consuming process. For this reason, many...


Alberta EFPMay 31, 2017
Are they better curved or straight? Shelterbelts are developed or natural stands of trees, lined up along a fence line, which...

Conservation Tillage and Air-seed Openers

Alberta EFPMay 31, 2017
New study helps farmers identify opener options Farmers considering conservation tillage or those already doing it often have the same question:...

Controlling Fire Risks in Shelterbelts

Alberta EFPMay 31, 2017
Give the fire as little fuel as possible Shelterbelts offer a wide range of benefits to a farm operation. They provide...