GFM Network News


Got a new cutie on the farm?

The fourth edition of Agriculture for Life’s #FarmBabies photo contest is now open. “Our #FarmBabies19 contest is a fun way to welcome spring on the farm and celebrate the countless hours of work that farmers and farm families spend caring for their new arrivals,” said Luree Williamson, CEO Ag for Life. “Many people don’t understand […] Read more

Ag for Life seeks youth council members

Application deadline Sept. 17

Agriculture for Life is seeking Alberta youth aged 16 to 21 to join its agriculture youth council. The council will pilot Ag for Life programs and resources, and provide insight and ideas on types of programs and ag-related topics for youth. The council will have eight to 12 members and is open to both urban […] Read more


Want the Rural Safety Unit to visit your community?

Agriculture for Life has launched an all-new Rural Safety Unit, which will travel to schools, communities, fairs, festivals and other events to educate, encourage, and promote rural and farm safety. The unit has seven interactive stations dealing with hazard identification, large animals, large equipment, utilities, risk assessment, chemicals, and protective equipment. It will operate from […] Read more

The www.whatsinthefield.com website offers people more information on crops and livestock they see in Alberta farm country.

‘What’s in the field?’ program adds new component

Agriculture for Life is enhancing its ‘What’s in the field?’ program to give consumers more information on what they see when driving by fields and pastures. The program, which is entering its third year, provides signs (at no cost to producers) that identify the crop being grown in a field or the breed of livestock […] Read more