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Agriculture

Find agriculture related resources, organizations, and reports. 

Alberta Environmental Farm Plan:

The Environmental Farm Plan is a self-assessment tool to help producers identify and plan to mitigate environmental risks. An Alberta EFP is valid for 10 years, and is a requirement for some Canadian Agricultural Partnership grants.

ALUS:

ALUS can provide funding to farmers and ranchers for projects that help restore ecosystem services, such as installing a riparian buffer, or reforesting certain areas.

Canadian Agricultural Partnership:

CAP has a Water Program that can help offset the cost of enhancing water management through irrigation and water supply projects.

H2C:

Highway 2 Conservation (H2C) is an agricultural partnership between Athabasca County, the County of Barrhead, and Westlock County. They can assist with Alberta EFPs, and CAP program applications.

West Central Forage Association:

West-Central Forage Association is a non-profit agricultural organization that manages research plots and holds demonstrations, meetings, and training seminars to share knowledge with and among local producers.

 

Beneficial Management Practices

Manuals created for Alberta farmers and ranchers that outline some possible practical management practices to benefit the environment: