WCFA has moved to the Lac Ste. Anne County Administration Building near Sangudo! We are no longer in Entwistle.
COVID-19 Measures & Event Cancellations
Our Office is closed to the public until further notice and all WCFA events have been canceled in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
West-Central Forage Association
We have relocated our offices to the Lac Ste. Anne County Administration Building near Sangudo. Our shop has been relocated to near Sangudo as well. We are no longer in our old building in Entwistle.
The office number for the Entwistle office is no longer in use. We will provide an updated office number as soon as we can.
The office is closed to the public until further notice. Staff are working remotely and we ask that you use our cell phones to reach us.
We ask that you please be patient with us as we finalize the last bit of our move. It may take us a few days to respond to your inquiries at this point, but we assure you we will get back to you as soon as we can.
We look forward to being able to serve you all better in our new home.
The office is closed to the public until further notice. Staff will be working remotely (from home) primarily for the next while. Please use email or our cell phone numbers to reach us.
All WCFA events have been canceled for the foreseeable future. We will be looking to provide virtual options where we can.
We thank you all for your understanding during these unprecedented and uncertain times. We hope you all stay healthy and safe.
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 peruse through the 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.
A variety trial on industrial hemp was planted at our Brazeau County Forage Research site and Yellowhead County Research site in 2018. Eleven varieties were tested to determine the viability, dry matter, and quality of hemp in the west-central region.> Read More
Members are entitled to discounted rates for extension events in addition to access to our rental equipment line-up and a subscription to "Forage Views"--a regular newsletter put out by WCFA.Membership Application