Know Your Food Ag Day

Resolution 9-20, related Resolution 3-22 On May 2nd, 3rd and 4th the County of Newell hosted nearly 1000 school age kids on the Agriculture Service side of their compound as well as in the warm storage building. The day included 2 trailers booked through Ag for Life. The “Know your Food” and the “Rural Safety Unit” trailers. …

Corridors for Pollinators

Alberta Beekeeper Commission resolution passed and responded. In November 2022 the Alberta Beekeepers Commission passed a resolution asking for a strategy to be developed for Alberta public spaces that considers the needs of honey bees, beekeepers and native pollinators. The resolution references US Department of Transportation Federal Highways Administration Environmental Review Toolkit which includes Roadside …

Sustainable CAP Announcement

Minster Nate Horner to Stakeholders Good afternoon, I am proud to announce the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Sustainable CAP) in Alberta and share information on what this new framework means for our industry. The Sustainable CAP builds on the success of the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP). This new agricultural policy framework provides flexibility to deliver programs that will …

Sustainable CAP Programs Announced Yesterday

New website up and programs rolling out. Tuesday March 28, 2023 the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Sustainable CAP) bilateral agreement with Alberta was announced: Alberta Government News Release  In effect from April 1, 2023, to March 31, 2028. The total value is $2.5 billion (representing federal, provincial, and territorial dollars), up from $2 billion under …

Response: Vet shortage Resolutions 1:23 and 2:23

Resolution 1-23, Resolution 2-23, Resolution 1-23: CREATION OF A MID-LEVEL ALBERTA VETERINARY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION (ABVMA) PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION This resolution was directed at Minister Brian Jean with the Ministry of Jobs, Economy and Northern Development. Minister Jean forwarded the resolution to Minister Kaycee Mandu, the Minister of Skilled Trades and Professions for response. Minister Mandu responded …