Environment

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Helping Make Energy Efficiency Achievable

June 30, 2017

submitted by Kale Scarff and Vern Steinborn The Government of Alberta, through Growing Forward 2 (GF2) a federal, provincial, territorial initiative, offers two incentive-based programs aimed at helping Alberta farmers and ranchers reduce energy consumption and associated costs. The GF2 On-Farm Energy Management Program (OFEMP) and the GF2 On-Farm SolarMore


NRCB and Manure Storage

April 21, 2017

Several egg farmers are interested in improving their outdoor field storage to create ‘permanent’ storage (ie: create a concrete pad or clay base), as they are not using their indoor barn storage. Others have expressed the desire to convert this to covered storage. These are positive improvements that will helpMore


PEEP Update

February 8, 2017

Alberta egg farmers were provided an update about the Producer Environmental Egg Program (PEEP) at the EFA Regional Meetings in January.  In 2017, there will only be one change to PEEP.  Question #3.3, related to manure management, has been adjusted to reflect the fact that if farmers have a manureMore