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Alberta Crops Breakfast 2016
Thu, 10 November 2016, 7:30 AM – 10:30 AM MST
Enjoy a free breakfast hosted by Alberta Canola, Alberta Wheat Commission, Alberta Barley and Alberta Pulse Growers on Thursday, November 10 at the Sheraton Hotel during Agri-Trade in Red Deer
8:15am Bill 6 AgCoalition Update
Gord Winkel, AgCoalition Interim Executive Director
Gord will provide an update on activities of the Alberta Agriculture Farm and Ranch Safety Coalition (the AgCoaltion). This includes the support efforts to manage the announced Bill 6 consultation table process, and the coordination of province wide producer meetings and additional technical resources to ensure an aligned industry position is represented in the process. The initial work to advance safety cultures in Alberta agriculture will also be presented.
9:30am Alberta Farm Sustainability Program Update
Jolene Noble, Alberta Farm Sustainability Extension Working Group (AFSE)
Colin Siren, Ispos Reid
The Alberta Barley Commission, Alberta Canola Producers Commission, Alberta Pulse Growers Commission, and the Alberta Wheat Commission have collaborated on assessing and meeting areas of need for on-farm sustainability extension and education through the Alberta Farm Sustainability Extension Working Group (AFSE). Ipsos Reid conducted a phone survey of growers this summer on behalf of the commissions to benchmark the work that growers are currently engaged in and provide direction for on-farm sustainability extension.
This breakfast will sell-out ... pre-registration is required