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Stress and Mental Health Resources for Producers
Alberta Farmer Express
Alberta Mental Health Help Line
One in 5 Canadians, including Albertans, will experience a mental illness in their lifetime and the remaining four will be affected by the mental health issues of a loved one. Call the Mental Health Help Line at 1.877.303.2642 or dial 811.
Canadian Mental Health Association
Stats from the Do More Agriculture Foundation
Forty Five percent of producers were classified as having High Stress.
Government Links and Resources
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Alberta Insect Pest Monitoring Network
Alberta Agriculture & Forestry
Alberta Invasive Species Council
Alberta Environment & Parks
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Farm Management and Marketing Resources
Alberta Barley Commission
Association of Alberta Agricultural Fieldmen
Alberta Canola Producers Commission
Crop Applications & Tools
Alberta Wheat Commission
Farmer Pesticide Certification Course
Alberta Beef Producers
Canadian Cattle Identification Agency
Alberta Farm Animal Care
Alberta Farm Animal Care is a provincial multi-species livestock welfare organization. It works with producers to make sure they have everything they need to take care of their animals. Animal welfare issues are a growing international concern; animals must be humanely treated throughout their lifetime. This website shares some valuable insights on responsible animal care.
Cows and Fish
Natural Resources Conservation Board
The Natural Resources Conservation Board reviews proposals for projects that affect Alberta’s non-energy natural resources, and regulates Alberta’s confined feeding operations. This website includes information on NRCB guides, forms and legislation.