Community Services News

Tall Buttercup/Burdock Control Incentive Program

Are you having a problem with Tall Buttercup? Did you know that under the Alberta Weed Control Act that it is designated a noxious and must be controlled? Did you know this plant is also toxic to livestock? Greenview has a new Buttercup/Burdock Control Incentive Program! There are information packages available at the Field Services Office in Valleyview as well as the Grovedale Operations Office, or clink on this link! Other methods of control: - Grazing is not recommended as the plant is toxic. - Cultivation (multiple times in a season) and seeding to an annual crop has proven effective, buttercup...

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Farm Energy Agri-Processing (FEAP) Program Open

www.agriculture.alberta.ca/feap FEAP is a combination of two discontinued GF2 programs: On-Farm Energy Management Program Accelerating Agricultural Innovation Program (Stream C) By combining these two programs, a single program can be offered across the whole agricultural value-chain, for energy efficiency and energy management projects.

Program Description:

The Farm Energy and Agri-Processing Program shares costs with the agriculture and agri-processing sector on energy efficiency investments.  The Program is designed to encourage energy management which will result in cost savings, energy conservation, and ultimately, reduced greenhouse gas emissions. The Program offers financial support, subject to financial constraint, to Applicants who incorporate high efficiency equipment that is identified...

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WORKPLACE LEGISLATION FOR FARMS – Frequently Asked Questions

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Prairie Shelterbelt Program

Are you interested in a shelterbelt or would like more information on them?  Follow the link below! http://www.prairieshelterbeltprogram.ca/ ...

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Clubroot in the Peace Region – Information Update

Clubroot Disease of Canola—Information Update Clubroot Infection and Spread

Recently, confirmation of clubroot symptoms were found in multiple fields in Big Lakes County and M.D of Greenview in commercial canola fields. What this means is that growers within the MD of Greenview need to be vigilant with their scouting program and have in place a management strategy for this disease. Effectively managing any plant disease requires an understanding of how it survives within fields and the conditions that allow the population to increase and spread.  For more information on this topic, please click on the link provided.  Additional questions can be forwarded...

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