Working together to learn about conservation and agriculture

The Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area, about 15 minutes southwest of Calgary, has long been a favourite field trip destination for local schools and educators. Now, thanks to a collaboration [...]

How student-managed farming is teaching the next generation of beef producers

In part two of our agriculture education series, we’re visiting the student-managed farm (SMF) at Lakeland College in Vermillion, Alberta. Josie Van Lent, dean of Lakeland College’s School of [...]

How Olds College is preparing agriculture students for the future

Agriculture schools are helping to shape the next generation of farmers. This first installment in our agriculture education series takes a look at Olds College, located an hour north of Calgary. [...]

Helping cattle feeders manage business risk

Every business comes with risk, but the savvy business person is one who manages and minimizes those risks. That’s why ACFA partnered with Lethbridge College to create an Agriculture Business [...]

How Inside Education is bringing agricultural insights to the next generation

Producing food for a hungry world is an important job, and one farmers have been managing for generations. But today’s farmers have considerations that didn’t concern their predecessors – such as [...]