November 1, 2014
The Government of Alberta, seeking ways to ensure the province’s rural economy continues to flourish, created a Rural Economic Development Task Force in early 2014. This action plan, a result of the task force’s work, outlines the steps that governments, industries, businesses and communities can...
January 1, 2014
Alberta's agriculture industry, including primary production and value-added processing, is an integral contributor to the province's economic and social well-being.With the world's population expected to reach more than 9 billion by 2050, significant increases in food production will be...
March 1, 2010
Extensive tracts of foothills fescue grassland (the provincial grass of Alberta) within the landscape of southwestern Alberta have been lost due to agricultural crop production, industrial development, urban and rural infrastructure. As a result, a protective notation (PNT) has been placed on...