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West-Central Forage Association

You have come to the virtual home of West-Central Forage Association. WCFA is a non-profit, membership based, producer driven, agricultural research and extension organization that serves forage and livestock producers in the West-central region of Alberta. 

Since 1978, WCFA has served the needs of forage and livestock producers in the region by demonstrating new agricultural technology and production practices through extension activities, applied research & demonstration, and knowledge sharing. WCFA works with industry, government, producers and other stakeholders to serve the needs of producers in the region. 

We encourage you to browse our website and check out the number of resources we have available. You will find information on a number of projects, research trials, demonstrations, programs and events that we are currently involved with, or have worked on previously. We encourage you to check back regularly and follow us on social media to stay up to date on all the exciting things we are working on. Be sure to check out our Publications page for additional industry resources, photos and videos, annual reports and the "Forage Views" newsletter. 


 

Office Hours Update

Due to the ongoing pandemic, our office will be open intermittently until further notice. Please call ahead before stopping in to ensure a staff member will be available to assist you in the office. Staff remain available during regular hours (8am-5pm) at this time via email or cell phone. 

Staff contact information can be found HERE 


 

OUR TEAM

WCFA employs three full-time staff members at the office near Sangudo, AB. As well, a volunteer board of directors ensures we are addressing the most prominent issues for local producers. 

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FUNDING PARTNERS

WCFA relies on financial support from a variety of partners in order to effectively serve producers in the region. Without the support we receive from these partners we would not be able to deliver programming to our members. 

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CONTACT US

Questions? Ideas for projects & events? Interested in learning more about us? We encourage you to contact us. We would love to hear from you! 

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West-Central Forage Association

Upcoming Event

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December 09, 2021

A virtual panel discussion with female entrepreneurs, leaders and connectors.

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December 01, 2021

We're hosting an evening webinar with grazing expert Jim Gerrish!

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Featured Project

This project focuses on the process of adopting new innovations and/or technology on Alberta ranches. Producers throughout the province have adopted a variety of innovations on their operations through this project.

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Featured SACA

The Alberta EFP program is a voluntary, whole farm, self-assessment tool to help identify environmental risks and develop plans to mitigate identified risks. WCFA is committed to assisting producers in completing their EFPs.

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Membership

Members are entitled to discounted rates for extension events in addition to access to our rental equipment line-up and a subscription to the "Forage Views" newsletter.

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