Imagine a world where agricultural producers get paid for the ecosystems services their land provides. Economist Marian Weber of Alberta Innovates Technology Futures argues such a world is not only possible, it is necessary.
Trees and agricultural land do mix. Retired agroforestry specialist Gary Bank goes into the different ways agricultural producers can use trees and shrubs to increase biodiversity and boost yields.
Biodiversity is an integral part of agriculture. Corrina Copp of the Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute explains why maintaining biodiversity is so important and how agricultural producers and other citizen scientists can monitor in Alberta.
Alberta is the province in Canada with the best potential for solar power. Kale Scarf of Gateway Research Organization explains what Albertan agricultural producers need to do to take advantage of this exciting opportunity to generate on-farm energy.
Find out how better management practices may be the key to reducing cattle’s carbon footprint.