Ag- Plastics Recycling highlighted this month

Spread the news... Cleanfarms and the Alberta Agricultural Plastics Recycling Group (APRG) are publishing a series of information articles for Alberta farmers to develop a shared understanding of the importance of used agricultural plastics resource management.A common theme throughout this monthly series is an exploration of how ag plastics, once used, can be recycled to reclaim the …

cleanfarms Updates the ASBPC on Resolution 2-21 Progress – UPDATE link to CleanFarms and map, date correction.

Resolution 2-21; Link to cleanfarms transition page The ASBPC received a letter from cleanfarms outlining the process and the three year transition plan for moving from municipal collection sites to agriculture retail collection sites. These changes will standardize how pesticide containers less than 23 L are collected across Canada. Knowing the size of your local …

Alberta’s Wild Boar Program Announcement

Alberta Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Economic Development officially announced their "Wild Boar Control program to eliminate" wild boar at large. Included in the announcement is a bounty of $75/pair of ears for the government approved trapper and landowner who is collaborating with the trapper. Hunters can also turn in ears to collect the $75/pair of …

Resolution Response 6-22: Amendments to the ASB Conference Resolution Rules of Procedure

The Committee has drafted a response to resolution 6-22 and it is now posted on the 2022 Resolutions page on our website.  Since 2020, the ASBPC has endeavored to adjust administrative processes for resolutions to make it easier for ASBs to provide feedback and have input into how resolutions are advanced. These changes have been made to …

Federal Response to Resolution 5-22: Exemption of Natural Gas and Propane for Agriculture under the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act.

The Committee has received a response from Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada to Resolution 5-22 and it is now posted on the website. Since 2020, the ASBPC has endeavored to adjust administrative processes for resolutions to make it easier for ASBs to provide feedback and have input into how resolutions are advanced. These changes have been …

Resolution Response 4-22: Properly Managing Ungulate Populations and 5-22: Exemption of Natural Gas Propane for Agriculture Under the Greenhous Gas Pollution Pricing Act

The Committee has recieve a response from Minister of Environment and Parks to Resolutions 4-22 and 5-22 and it is now posted on the website. Since 2020, the ASBPC has endeavored to adjust administrative processes for resolutions to make it easier for ASBs to provide feedback and have input into how resolutions are advanced. These …

Beehive Depredation Response in the Works

Resolution 6-20, Resolution 6-20 response, On March 14, 2021 the ASBPC had the privilege to host Assistant Deputy Minister for Primary Agriculture, John Conrad at their regular meeting. Since December 2021, the ASBPC has been following up on the responses to Resolution 6-20 Beehive Depredation received from Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Economic Development (AFRED) and …

Provincial Committee Meets with Minister Horner

January 25, 2022; Resolution 6-20, Resolution 9-20, Resolution 2-19, Resolution E1-19, The ASBPC was pleased to finally host the Minister of Agriculture Forestry and Rural Economic Development for dinner just prior to his opening remarks that the in person Provincial ASB Conference this January. “I don’t recall a more productive and positive discussion with a …

Resolution Response 3-22: Celebrate Canada Agriculture Day in Alberta Schools (Feb. 22, 2022)

The Committee has received a response from the Minister of Education to resolution 3-22 and it is now posted on the 2022 Resolutions page on our website.  Since 2020, the ASBPC has endeavored to adjust administrative processes for resolutions to make it easier for ASBs to provide feedback and have input into how resolutions are advanced. These …