West-Central Forage Association

About

What We Do

West-Central Forage Association (WCFA) is a non-profit agricultural organization based out of Entwistle, 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, and knowledge sharing. The results obtained from research plots and demonstrations, along with current issues of agricultural significance, are shared with producers through meetings, training seminars, field tours, our regular newsletter "Forage Views" and on this website. A volunteer Board of Directors helps to ensure that we are addressing the most prominent issues to local producers.

WCFA's region encompasses 10 million acres (4 million hectares) and work is done in cooperation with six local counties (Yellowhead, Parkland, Leduc, Woodlands, Brazeau, and Lac Ste. Anne), Alberta Agriculture Food and Rural Development, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, the Stewardship Alliance for Conservation Agriculture (SACA), other federal and provincial organizations, and local industry.

WCFA's office is located at 5009 45 Ave Entwistle, AB.    

Office hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday. 

Our mailing address is: Box 360 Evansburg, AB T0E 0T0

 

Vision Statement

Expand our capacity to connect and develop our community through information exchange.

Mission Statement 

West-Central Forage Association enhances forage system knowledge to enable the achievement of integrated farm management goals.

 

President: Grant Chittick

Vice-President: Brian Dickson
Treasurer: Greg Malyk
Secretary: Dale Engstrom
Director: Bruce Churchill
Director: Larry Kidd
Director: Therese Tompkins
Director: Frank Maddock
Director: Rod Nikkel
Director: Brett Byers
Director: Shayne Horn

Contact the board: board@westcentralforage.com

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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 "Forage Views"--a regular newsletter put out by WCFA.

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