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.

AOF 2016-19 Non Fillible (new Schedule 1) - Due Jan. 22, 2016
AOF 2016-19 Terms and Conditions

Forms for the 2015-16 funding year:

Additional Funding Capital Reporting Form - Due Jan. 31, 2015
Additional Funding Extension Reporting Form - Due Jan. 31, 2015
AOF Progress Report - Due Nov. 30, 2015
AOF Final Report - Due April 30, 2016

Contact information:

Agriculture Opportunity Fund Office
Main Floor, Provincial Building
4709 - 44 Avenue
Stony Plain, AB T7Z 1N4

For general inquiries and information on the day-to-day operation of the fund, support to applicants, and links to appropriate partners with ARD 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

Fred Young
Agriculture Opportunities Fund Manager
Phone 780-968-6555
Cell 780-621-9659
For more information about the content of this document, contact Fred Young.
This document is maintained by Linda Hunt.
This information published to the web on October 15, 2003.
Last Reviewed/Revised on May 25, 2016.