Welcome to ARECA
The Agricultural Research and Extension Council of Alberta (ARECA) is a provincial association of non-profit producer groups dedicated to enhancing the sustainability and profitability of agriculture in Alberta.
ARECA Hires New Program Coordinator
ARECA is pleased to welcome Sharon Faye to our team!
Read the full release here.
ARECA Launches 2015 Soil Health Initiative
Our Soil Health Initiative aims to increase awareness and understanding of the importance of soil for food security and essential ecosystem functions. ARECA and nine member associations are planning a number of events and activities throughout the year.
Visit www.albertasoilhealth.ca for more details!
Managing Information/Genomics for Profit Tour
Click here for full details and the agenda
FFGA is hosting a FREE facility design workshop on September 30
Register by September 23
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Return your unwanted or obsolete pesticides and livestock medications
Between October 26-30 safely dispose of your uwanted agricultural pesticides and livestock/equine medications at various locations across Alberta for no charge.
Click here for a full list of allowable products and drop-off times and locations.
Industry and Government
News and Events
Managing Information/Genomics for Profit Tour FCC Forum - Red Deer, December 8
This year's speakers are Angie Dickenson, Dragons' Den Legens, CEO of Venture Communications; Jon Montgomery, Olympic Gold Medallist, Host of The Amazing Race Canada; and Ryan Walkter, Stanley Cup Champion, Performance Expert.
For more information and to register, click here.
Ag Outlook Conference 2016
Grande Prairie - March 1, 2016
Edmonton - March 3, 2016
Ag Outlook 2016 is a half-day learning event that looks at the agriculture trends and issues facing your operation in the year ahead. Hear from leading industry experts and make informed decisions for your operation. For more information and to register, click here.
Creating cover crop blends?
2015 Is the International Year of Soils!
2015 Alberta Insect Forecast Maps
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