Agriculture Opportunity Fund

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The AOF is provided to eligible agriculture extension organizations to enhance or maintain their human resource and extension capacity to promote the long term sustainability of the agriculture industry and rural communities in Alberta. These organizations will use a collaborative approach and sound extension methodology to promote production practices that enhance competitiveness while maintaining responsible stewardship of the natural resources for the public good.

Forms for the 2016-19 funding cycle: Extension Plan/Report will be available after Grant Agreements are signed.

Contact information:

Agriculture Opportunity Fund Office
Agriculture Business Centre
6547 Sparrow Drive
Leduc, AB T9E 7C7

For general inquiries and information on the day-to-day operation of the fund and support for applicants please contact:

Alan A. Efetha, M.Sc., P.Ag.
Agriculture Extension Specialist
Phone 403 381-5852
Cell 403 315-5121


Linda Hunt, P.Ag.
Agriculture Extension Specialist
Phone 780-679-1313
Cell 780-679-5853

For inquires related to the purpose of the AOF fund please contact:

Doug Macaulay
Agriculture Opportunities Fund Manager
Phone 780-980-4878
Cell 780-717-2315
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This document is maintained by Linda Hunt.
This information published to the web on October 15, 2003.
Last Reviewed/Revised on September 19, 2016.