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December 2017 Alberta Chicken Producers Newsletter

Dec 11, 2017

2017 Chair Report What a wonderful year 2017 has been for the chicken industry in Alberta. Our producers and industry partners continue to be the beneficiaries of increased growth and…

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Don Sundgaard Close In

OUTSTANDING IN THE FIELD

Nov 5, 2017

On November 4, 2017, producer Don, participated in this tradeshow-like event which saw approximately 340 grade four students move from booth to booth, hearing from different livestock commodities and farm…

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PRAIRIE ON THE PLATE

Sep 27, 2017

Prairie on the Plate is an event organized by Taste Alberta that occurs in the Edmonton area. The event promotes local food and local restaurants. On September 26, to celebrate…

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Premier’s K-Days Breakfast – Edmonton

Jul 20, 2017
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Alberta Chicken Producer Arjan and Woulien Host a Barn Tour

Jul 19, 2017

On July 18, 2017 Alberta Chicken Producer Arjan and Woulien and their family hosted a tour of their farm to neighbours! Summer holidays on the farm are spent away from…

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2017 Young Farmers of Alberta

Jul 18, 2017

On February 16, 2017 poultry farmers Marc & Hinke Therrien were named Alberta/NWT Outstanding Young Farmers for 2017! Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers Program recognizes young farmers who exemplify excellence in…

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2017 Calgary Stampede

Jul 17, 2017

Agriculture is at the heart of the Calgary Stampede! Each year, a dedicated group of volunteers farmers and their families, offer their time at the stampede talking to people about…

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This Love is like no other

May 17, 2017

Happy Mother’s Day from the Alberta Chicken Producers! There’s good and then there’s chicken noodle soup good.

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Amazing Agriculture – Edmonton

May 5, 2017

Over 1,700 Students Attend Northlands’ Amazing Agriculture Amazing Agriculture is a free educational experience produced by Northlands that is designed to teach Grade Four students from the greater Edmonton area…

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2017 Aggie Days Lethbridge Calgary

Apr 30, 2017

Aggie Days takes place each spring in Lethbridge and Calgary. The agriculture trade show is interactive and educational for young people to learn and experience all aspects of agriculture. School…

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Producer Tara Hosts a Barn Tour

Apr 25, 2017

On April 25, 2017, producer Tara hosted a farm tour for a ladies group in her area. There were plenty of smiles that day as Tara shared her extensive broiler…

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Eat Alberta

Apr 24, 2017

On April 23, Alberta Chicken Producers participated in Eat Alberta 2017: Back to Basics at the NAIT Hokasan Centre for Culinary Arts. So much good food was made, shared and…

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This is my Farm!

Apr 6, 2017

Canadian chicken farmers follow mandatory third-party audited Animal Care and On Farm Food-Safety programs. Check out this video featuring Alberta Chicken Producers, Jason, Ben, Jacob, Tara, Nick and Chris as…

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Producer Dennis Hosts Live Facebook Barn Tour

Mar 29, 2017

Curious about how chickens are raised in Canada? On March 29, 2017, Alberta Chicken Producer Dennis invited Maria for a tour of his barn. While the tour was ongoing, Maria…

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National Chicken Month 2016

Sep 11, 2016

September is National Chicken Month! This month, let’s raise a glass to delicious and nutritious Chicken, and especially, to the hard-working chicken farmers across Canada! September is National Chicken Month…

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2016 Calgary Stampede

Jul 18, 2016

One of our annual events is hosting a booth at the Calgary Stampede. This year it was rainy week, which meant many visitors headed indoors to warm up. The booth…

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Taste Alberta

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Taste Alberta represents a variety of organizations within the Alberta food industry that have come together to encourage loyalty to locally produced food.

We are proud to be a member of this working group of advisors and partners that use communication, education and engagement to connect consumers with the facts about Alberta food and to help you explore the amazing range of products right here at home.

Taste Alberta serves up information to help you serve Alberta food every day.

To learn more about upcoming events, please visit the Taste Alberta website.

SM5 (Alberta Supply Management)

We are a proud partner of the Alberta "SM5", which is a working group of Alberta Milk, Alberta Hatching Egg Producers, Egg Farmers of Alberta, Alberta Turkey Producers and Alberta Chicken Producers, committed to upholding our supply managed system.

Together we strive to stay active in your communities through local engagement to connect our consumers to the safe, high quality products raised by our supply managed poultry and dairy producers.

For more information about supply management in Alberta, visit the supply management website.

Classroom Agriculture Program

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We are excited to be partners in the Classroom Agriculture Program.

The Classroom Agriculture Program (CAP) started in 1985, since that time over 600,000 students have participated in our program. CAP is about the food you eat and where it comes from. CAP explains the value and importance of agriculture in Alberta. CAP highlights the vast opportunities in agriculture and the people, producers and industries that drive this trade.

CAP is presented to grade four students across Alberta at no charge. Volunteers deliver the program through story-telling, engaging props and fun activities.

This initiative is supported by the Minister of Education and the Minister of Agriculture and Forestry.
To learn more about CAP or to request a presentation in your classroom, please visit www.classroomagriculture.com