Agricultural Research & Extension Council of Alberta
ARECA's mission is to assist our member associations to be viable and sustainable in achieving their visions
-Are driven by producer-run boards.
-Represent approximately 1500 members, with another 50,000+ receiving information through newsletters and events.
-Is a direct link for industry and government to producers, and a link for producers to researchers.
-Work directly with producers to improve agricultural practices for long-term economic and environmental sustainability.
-Partner with hundreds of groups around Alberta, representing industry, government, producer and environmental associations.
-Maintain large libraries of information available to producers and agriculture industry personnel.
-Distribute regular newsletters and magazines.
-Host Workshops, Grazing Schools, Tours, Seminars, Conferences and other extension activities covering a wide variety of topics from crops, forages and livestock to agro-forestry, medicinal and other special crops.
-Conduct applied research plots and demonstration sites.
-Have knowledgeable staff able to quickly respond to the changing needs of the agriculture industry.
-Provide agronomic and extension support.
-Deliver the Environmental Farm Plan to producers.