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Summit outlines impact growth having to farmland

posted Mar 6, 2013, 9:24 PM by Action for Agriculture

Article appearing in the Rocky View Weekly Feb 25, 2013

If practices do not change, Alberta could be a net importer of food by 2055.

This was the stern warning Action for Agriculture (AA), a lobby group of Alberta farmers and ranchers, presented at a summit in Cochrane on Feb. 15.

AA hosted the event to outline their concerns regarding growth, loss of quality farmland, diminishing water supply and the impact these issues will have on the province moving forward.

The net result could be within the next 40 years Alberta won’t be able to produce enough food for its own residents.

See the full article here