COVID-19 updates:

Champions of Agriculture

Agriculture success stories

Strategic efforts to champion Alberta’s agriculture sector.


Championing Alberta’s agriculture sector operates under three complementary pillars:

  • Pre-emptive: Long-term, strategic efforts to champion Alberta’s agriculture sector.
  • Proactive: Short- and mid-term efforts to champion Alberta’s agriculture sector.
  • Reactive: A rapid, credible response to champion Alberta’s agriculture sector.


  • Cultivate 2020 - Youth Agriculture Leadership Summary

An education summit, supported by the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP), that provides high school students and teachers with a unique opportunity to learn about, collaborate on, and advance agriculture education in Alberta.

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  • Alberta's response plan to protect workers, food supply

The Alberta and federal governments, with the input and assistance of industry and worker representatives, have developed a plan to respond to confirmed cases of COVID-19 in food processing plants.

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  • Agriculture Job Connector

The Alberta government has launched an online resource to help strengthen the food supply chain and fill agriculture and agri-food jobs.

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  • Results driven agriculture research

the Minister of Agriculture and Forestry has announced the creation of Results Driven Agriculture Research (RDAR), a non-profit, arm’s-length agriculture research organization.

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  • Farm Freedom and Safety Act

The Farm Freedom and Safety Act has been introduced to bring forward changes to support the unique nature of the farm and ranch business.

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