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A Market-Based Approach For Environmental Goods And Services

Reading Time: 2 minutes president Western Stock Growers’ Association The Western Stock Growers’ Association (WSGA) extends an invitation to the Alberta government to restart a valued pilot program exploring the use of market-based environmental goods and services. In the spring of 2010, on the advice of the Minister of Sustainable Resource Development Mel Knight, the WSGA proposed that a […] Read more

Government Land Use Initiative Threatens Landowner Rights

Reading Time: 3 minutes Since 1896, the Western Stock Growers’ Association (WSGA) has supported a strong, free-market approach to the production and marketing of cattle in Western Canada. While protecting the interests of the livestock producer by lobbying government, the WSGA also promotes the enhancement and protection of the environment through sound range-management practices. In addition, the WSGA has […] Read more

Stock Growers Oppose Any Changes To Agreement – for Oct. 11, 2010

Reading Time: 2 minutes president, western stock growers association The Western Stock Growers’ Association (WSGA) wishes to inform Alberta cattle producers that our organization is not in favour of the proposed memorandum of agreement (MOA) between Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) and Alberta Cattle Feeders Association (ACFA) forcing a mandatory levy of one dollar per head marketed on Alberta producers […] Read more