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Environmental Farm Plan sees upgrades

The Alberta Environmental Farm Plan is releasing a new version of its online tool. The online platform has already helped more than 1,000 farmers manage environmental risk across the province and will soon have an updated look and functionality. The new version is mobile friendly and a revamped FAQ section matches relevant resources with each […] Read more

Protecting habitat for species at risk, as well as common species such as the red-tailed hawks, comes with an added benefit of pest control.

Environmental farm plans to cover species at risk

A new online tool will include technical tips and best management practices for protecting species at risk and habitat

The Alberta Environmental Farm Plan (EFP) is adding a species-at-risk component. A $200,000 federal grant will be used to create an online tool to help producers learn about opportunities to conserve species at risk on their farms and find out whether they meet sustainable sourcing standards. Last summer, the Agricultural Research and Extension Council of […] Read more

New website for Environmental Farm Plan

The Alberta Environmental Farm Plan’s new website at is live and mobile friendly. “The website features farmer stories, articles, videos and Twitter feed,” says Ashley Steeple of the Agricultural Research and Extension Council of Alberta. “The new site makes it easier to find an EFP technician in your area and get started on completing […] Read more