Input into Federal regulations that have implications to farming and pesticide use.

There are two campaigns open right now opposing regulation changes that will affect pesticide regulations (including strychnine) and the fair marketing for beef that may interest ASBs and the producers they represent.   Don't Label My Beef https://www.dontlabelmybeef.ca/  This campaign allows anyone to support the Canadian beef industries fight to keep health warning labels off …

Federal Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland Response to Resolution 5-22 : Exemption of natural gas and propane for agriculture under the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act

Better late than never..... Resolution 5-22 The ASBPC received two letters of response from Minister Chrystia Freeland to Resolution 5-22. Deadline for response was April 8, so these responses were not considered in the ASBPC grades distributed to ASBs on May 31. Any ASB that would like to amend their grade after reviewing the response …

Building the relationship between RDAR (Results Driven Agriculture Research) and ASBs

CEO and Chair meet with the ASBPC to talk about operations and projects; Resolution 2-22; On May 16, 2022 the ASBPC was pleased to host a delegation from Results Driven Agriculture Research (RDAR). CEO Mark Redmond, and board chair David Chalack attended on behalf of RDAR and shared a presentation about the organization and the …

ASB Connector E-newsletter from AFRED **UPDATE**

Strengthening the relationship between the Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Rural Economic Development and ASBs. **Anyone can now subscribe to the ASB E-Connector Newsletter through an online submission form on the Alberta.ca website. The link to the submission form is now available on the ASB E-Connector page on this website's menu.*** Since July 2021, the …

Bill C206 and Bill C234 – Exemption of propane and natural gas from the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act

Resolution 5-22; Resolution 10-21; Bill C206 is a private members bill introduced in September 2020, and has been reinstated into this session. This bill would update the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act so that the definition of "qualifying farming fuel means a type of fuel that is gasoline, light fuel oil, marketable natural gas, propane or …

Agroclimate Reporters Needed in East Central Alberta

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada uses a number of tools to monitor dry conditions (drought status) across Canada. The information gathered from these tools impacts when programs like the Livestock Tax Deferral program become available to producers. Currently AAFC does not have any reporters signed up for the agroclimate survey through a large portion of the …

Alberta Agriculture Response to Resolutions 2-22: Restoration of Alberta Agriculture Forestry and Rural Economic Development Regional Network of Experts, 1-22: Vegetation Management on Alberta Provincial Highways, and 5-22: Exemption of Natural Gas and Propane…

Resolution 2-22, Resolution 1-22, Resolution 5-22 The Committee has received a response from Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Economic Development for Resolutions 2-22, 1-22, and 5-22 and they are now posted on the website. Complete response from Alberta Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Economic DevelopmentDownload The ASBPC will met in April and identified three resolution …