As the calendar quickly flips through the summer months, eyes are beginning to focus on the Agricultural Policy Framework — or APF — meetings set for July. Each province has their ask, and their focus on what should be top priorities at the meetings. Nate Horner, Minister of Alberta Agriculture, Forestry, and Rural Economic Development,… Read More

A month into the job as Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, and Rural Economic Development, Nate Horner says he’s catching up with producer groups in the province and working to get up to speed on the priorities for Alberta agriculture. Up first on the docket following his appointment was the Federal-Provincial-Territorial ministers meeting last month, where Horner… Read More

Building on last fall’s $815-million investment, the government of Alberta — leveraging from the Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) — is investing another $117.7 million to modernize irrigation infrastructure and increase water storage in southern Alberta. The funding has the potential to create 7,300 permanent jobs and 1,400 construction jobs, while contributing up to $477 million… Read More


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