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Climate smart agriculture

Farmers and ranchers can take steps to lower carbon footprints while improving productivity and adaptation to Alberta’s changing climate.

Services and information

How climate change impacts the agricultural industry, and strategies farmers and ranchers can use to adapt.

Cropping practices that reduce GHGs are gaining importance for increased production efficiencies and emerging market opportunities.

Practices that reduce GHGs increase production efficiencies and emerging market opportunities for the livestock industry.

Energy technologies like wind, solar and small-scale hydro systems reduce greenhouse gas emissions while generating power.

Get climate ready by adopting climate smart agriculture strategies to increase production efficiencies and lower carbon footprints.

Introduction

Farmers and ranchers in Alberta can benefit from practices that support climate smart agriculture goals of:

  • increased productivity
  • lower carbon footprints
  • enhanced climate resilience

Find out about how climate change impacts agricultural industries and strategies farmers and ranchers can use to adapt. See Climate smart agriculture overview.