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Alberta Agriculture & Forestry

Relief for Grain Farmers

A new grant program is now available to help grain farmers upgrade their grain handling systems.  The Efficient Grain Dryer Program is funded through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership and will help cover costs for eligible grain dryer improvements. Applicants will be able to choose equipment that makes sense for the size and volume of their…

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Disaster Planning and Climate Resiliency Survey

The Canadian Chamber has joined the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Private Sector Alliance for Disaster Resilient Societies (ARISE). Small and medium businesses (SMEs) are more vulnerable to natural and man-made hazards due to lack of resources, knowledge and planning. Small businesses are critical to communities as they are the drivers…

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Provide Input on Alberta’s Food Regulations

Provide Input on Alberta’s Food Regulations Albertans can provide input on proposed changes to Alberta’s Food Regulation and Food Retail and Foodservices Code that will make it easier for Albertans to make, sell and purchase low-risk, home-prepared foods.  All food processors – home-based or bricks-and-mortar-based – as well as anyone interested in and consuming Alberta…

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Ag and Food Sector: Top 3 Disruptors

Ag and Food Sector: Top 3 Disruptors Climate change, protectionism and automation are three forces Bloomberg identifies as major disruptors to the global economic outlook. They’re also among the biggest trends for Canadian agri-food supply chains to watch in 2020. With the potential to both promote and inhibit growth, these forces will shift the profitability of Canadian…

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Alberta Farm Animal Care Awards Nominations Now Open!

Alberta Farm Animal Care Awards Nominations Now Open! The Alberta Farm Animal Care Awards of Distinction were initiated in 2001 to recognize individuals or groups who have made exceptional contributions in the field of livestock welfare. They apply new, innovative ideas and management practices to improve and ensure high standards of animal well being. They…

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Give Your Feedback on Agriculture Research

Give Your Feedback on Agriculture Research The government is holding engagement sessions and launching an online survey to gather feedback about the future of agriculture research in Alberta. Find out more information and fill out the survey today! The survey takes approximately 15 minutes of your time and will be available to Albertans until January…

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