Agriculture environmental stewardship

Programs and resources to help farmers, producers and operators practice sustainable agriculture.

Services and information

Protocol information, including conservation cropping as well as other resources to help farmers engage with the carbon offset market.

Resources for agricultural land-use planning, including the Agriculture Land Resource Atlas of Alberta and AFFIRM planning software.

A three-year pilot program to help address the issue of recycling agricultural plastic waste.

Government works with industry to better understand and measure the environmental impacts of Alberta’s agri-food industry.

These environmental manuals help Alberta livestock and cropping producers reduce or eliminate environmental risk.

Information, policies, decision support tools and projects relating to biodiversity and ecosystem services.

About on-farm energy use, energy efficiency and renewable energy, and related research projects and resources.

Farmers can increase the sustainability of their farming operations by minimizing airborne emissions such as ammonia, dust and odour.

Legislation, guidelines, tools and resources for proper manure management and nutrient stewardship.