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Topics: Agriculture Publication Type: Report

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July 1, 2018

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This information is intended to provide municipalities with information regarding the loss of agricultural land in their jurisdiction and to assist municipal planners and decision makers in meeting provincial expectations identified in LUF regional plans.


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March 29, 2017

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This working group assisted with a review of the current OHS education and training tools available for farms and ranches, and provided recommendations on which education, training, and certification requirements the agriculture sector will be able to use or find useful. They have completed their...


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March 28, 2017

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Government is consulting with the agricultural community to draft workplace amendments that reflect the unique nature of farms and ranches. The technical working groups 3 & 4 considered the applicability of parts 1-29 of the Occupational Health and Safety Code with the unique considerations...


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February 22, 2017

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This working group assisted with the review of current best practices related to healthy and safe operations on farms and ranches, and provided advice, suggestions, and recommendations on the best practices prevalent in the agricultural sector. They have completed their work and provided...


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January 3, 2017

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Government is consulting with the agricultural community to draft workplace amendments that reflect the unique nature of farms and ranches. The technical working groups studying employment standards and labour relations have submitted their reports and recommendations outlining how provincial...


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January 3, 2017

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Government is consulting with the agricultural community to draft workplace amendments that reflect the unique nature of farms and ranches. The technical working groups studying employment standards and labour relations have submitted their reports and recommendations outlining how provincial...


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November 1, 2015

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This report explores and compares production practices and cost of production (in 2012 and 2014) in hog finishing barns of Alberta and Iowa/Minnesota. The report also discusses on a high level other important factors that contribute to profitability of hog producers in Alberta and in the US, such...


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January 1, 2013

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In 2004, Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development (ARD) established a baseline estimate of the value of five alternative market sectors for agricultural products and services and investigated their growth potential. The study was repeated in 2008 for three of the sectors. This 2012 report...


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February 1, 2012

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The Farm Safety Advisory Council has developed recommendations under four areas that are the highest priority for immediate action. When identifying the priority focus areas, the Advisory Council considered what would have the most impact on farm safety in Alberta. The Advisory Council reviewed...


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January 1, 2012

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The desire by some consumers to buy locally grown food, rather than food that has been transported across a continent or part way around the world, has helped increase consumer interest in farmers’ markets. This booklet is intended to help farmers who are interested in participating in a farmers’...