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Key Note Speaker -- Dr. Temple Grandin
Grandin is noted animal expert who has penned the books Animals in Translation
and Animals Make Us Human. Born on
August 29, 1947, in Boston, Massachusetts, Temple Grandin was diagnosed with
autism as a child and her parents pursued every avenue of care for their
Despite her difficult childhood,
Grandin achieved considerable academic success.
Earning graduate degrees in animal science from Arizona State and
PUSHING THE ENVELOPE ON WELFARE ISSUES AT LIVESTOCK CARE CONFERENCE, MARCH 21-22 IN LEDUCJan. 20, 2017HIGH RIVER, AB — The rising momentum toward a new era of teamwork, success and tackling tough issues in livestock care and welfare will take centre stage at the Livestock Care Conference, March 21-22 in Leduc, Alta., hosted by Alberta Farm Animal Care (AFAC).With a theme of "Pushing the envelope," the long-standing conference open to producers, industry and others with an interest in farm ...
Friday, Sept 30
9:00 am – 9:30 am Workshop Sign-in - (NOTE: Friday workshop participants MUST PRE-Register) PRE-REGISTRATION: Call AGA at 780-739-1091 by September 26, 20169:30 am On Farm Food Safety Workshop12:30 pm Lunch1:30 pm National Bio-security Standards Workshop5:00 pm BBQ & Social BBQ
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Animal arrival & sale check-in
Saturday, October 1
8:30 am - 9:00 am Convention Registration & Sale registration
9:00 am - 9:10 am Welcome & Introductions
9:10 am ...
New Video: Bos Farms Goat Rotary
Based in Ponoka, Bos Farms is an important piece to Alberta’s goat dairy industry. This family farm and eight others help Cherylynn and Patrick Bos’ value-added business, Rock Ridge Dairy, provide goat cheese and fluid milk products to Western Canadians.
With help from ALMA and industry partners, Bos Farms recently completed the installation of a ...
Changes to Animal
Alberta’s Chief Provincial Veterinarian would like to again remind
producers about changes to the Animal
Health Act and regulations, which came into effect on June 30, 2014.
Alberta’s animal health legislation was updated to ensure it
continues to meet the evolving needs of producers and the agriculture industry,
and to make sure the legislation continues to effectively protect animal and
public health. For example, some of the changes clarify polic...