To enhance or maintain regionally adaptive research and knowledge translation and transfer capacity to build sustainable agricultural communities in Alberta. Organizations collaborate using sound science to develop and promote practices that enhance competitiveness while maintaining responsible stewardship of natural resources for the public good.
WHO WE ARE
Alberta’s Agriculture Innovation Drivers: A collaborative network of associations including farmers, ranchers, agribusinesses, scientists, educators, governments and consumers.
Goal 1: The AOF grant is renewed and increased to $3 Million per year
Goal 2: Generate $40 million revenue from non-AOF sources with a minimum 30% matching for each funded group.
Goal 3: Agriculture knowledge translation and transfer in Alberta is coordinated, comprehensive and effective.
Goal 4: To accelerate and adapt regional innovation in agriculture.
Goal 5: Preserve or enhance agriculture resources.
WHAT WE DO
We inspire and empower innovation in agriculture by openly sharing ideas supported by sound science and practical wisdom. We connect key stakeholders at a regional, provincial and national level to learn through unbiased applied research and knowledge translation and transfer activities. We apply, adapt and adopt innovative crop and livestock technologies and management practices that make us successful and contribute to environmental, social and economic sustainability