Sustainable Agriculture

Sustainable Agriculture

The Beaver County Agricultural Service Board strives to educate producers on the latest developments in sustainable agriculture and, provide opportunities for producers to make informative decisions to not only farm for today but for the future as well. 

 Some sustainable agriculture services provided by the Beaver County ASB are:

  • Soil and water conservation programs
  • Promote, advise, and assist producers in appropriate soil, land, and water management to enhance the economic viability of producers within Beaver County under the ASB Act
  • Information on shelterbelts
  • Applied research and demonstration
  • Coordination of programs which tie together Federal, Provincial, and Municipal governments
  • Promote the needs and issues of local producers as they relate to government policies

Environmental Farm Plan

Effective April 1, 2018, producers will need to have an EFP completion letter dated within the last 10 years, of the date of application, to be considered current and eligible for cost-share funding with the Environmental Sustainability and Climate Change programs of the Canadian Agriculture Partnership (CAP).

If you would like assistance with:

  • Completing a previous EFP that has been started, OR 
  • Starting a new online WebBook

Please contact Jonathan Culbert at 780-663-3730 or by using the Agriculture option in the contact form

Additional information on the Environmental Farm Plan Program can be found at: http://www.albertaefp.com/

Funding Opportunities

Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP)

To support continued innovation, growth and prosperity, the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Sustainable CAP) has launched its programs. This 5‐year (2023-2028), $3.5 billion investment includes $1 billion in federal programs and activities and $2.5 billion in cost-shared programs and activities by federal-provincial-territorial governments. The Sustainable CAP framework represents a cost-shared federal-provincial investment of $508 million over 5 years towards strategic programs and services for the agriculture and agri-food industry in Alberta. 

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Sustainable CAP