Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Producers have conclusive views about trailing and end-point royalties
Thursday, September 5, 2019
Survey to close in mid-October; results to be presented to Federal Ag Minister after election
Friday, July 12, 2019
Producer input critical ahead of proposed changes
Monday, January 21, 2019
Proposed royalties on farm-saved seed took center stage at the Alberta Federation of Agriculture (AFA) Annual General Meeting in Leduc.
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
The Alberta Federation of Agriculture (AFA) is commending the House of Commons and Senate after passing of the Federal Transportation Bill C-49.
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
This week AFA President Lynn Jacobson presented thoughts to the Senate Standing Committee on Agriculture and Forestry with regards to Bill C-74, Part 5 as it pertains to the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act.
Thursday, April 26, 2018
The Alberta Federation of Agriculture (AFA) has joined a number of Canadian farm groups calling on the federal government to move swiftly to stabilize our rail systems by passing Bill C-49 with amendments.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
We recently presented to the Senate Standing Committee on Agriculture & Forestry regarding Climate Change and the supports farmers will need.
Thursday, April 5, 2018
The Alberta Federation of Agriculture (AFA) is sad to learn of the recent and sudden passing of past president and long-standing member, Bill Dobson.
Monday, March 12, 2018
The Alberta Federation of Agriculture (AFA) is once again expressing concerns and frustration over another breakdown of the rail transportation system in Canada, due to the lack of locomotive power & staffing, which has resulted in a major backlog of grai
Monday, April 18, 2016
The 2016 Government of Alberta budget balances cost management at a time of revenue uncertainty while making infrastructure investments. There are changes affecting agriculture that will need to be implemented carefully.
Thursday, March 10, 2016
When the Government of Alberta opened the new legislative session on Tuesday, March 8, the Alberta Federation of Agriculture (AFA) was part of the event.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
From dynamic farm technology and climate change to the impact of Alberta’s farm safety legislation, the 2016 Annual General Meeting of Alberta Federation of Agriculture (AFA) highlighted new ways producers are managing change on the farm.
Friday, December 4, 2015
It's one of the most significant policy changes to affect Alberta farmers and ranchers in decades. Read AFA's questions and comments about Bill 6.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
The Government of Alberta today unveiled plans to bring agriculture under OHS legislation and WCB regulation.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
AFA has received federal funding to develop a unique computer model to better identify risk and impacts of overland flooding and drought in agricultural areas.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Member of Parliament for Wetaskiwin Blaine Calkins announced $1.3 million in federal support to the Alberta Federation of Agriculture to develop a new simulation model designed to predict the effects of overland flooding and drought.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Farming depends on many different resources,, but without a sustainable supply of water, growing crops and livestock would be impossible.
Friday, March 7, 2014
AFA applauds the federal government announcement of an Order in Council intended to expedite rail movement of the current Prairie grain backlog.
Monday, March 3, 2014
Western farm leaders met last week with federal Transport Minister Lisa Raitt in Ottawa to seek solutions to the crisis in Prairie grain movement that is affecting not only grain producers, but also those who buy grains domestically.
Coinciding with Valentine's Day this year is Food Freedom Day, the calendar date representing when the average Canadian has earned enough income to cover the cost of groceries for the entire year.
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Lynn Jacobson, president, opened AFA’s first annual general meeting with a quote from Arnold Platt, former president (1956-1958) of an Alberta Federation of Agriculture predecessor organization and Alberta Agriculture Hall of Fame member.
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