What's New at the Farmers' Advocate Office?

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  • On January 18, 2019 the FAO released an Advisory regarding the Surface Rights Board's "Condition of Leased Area Form."
  • Approximately 10% of minerals in Alberta are privately owned by individuals or corporations. The FAO recommends that freehold mineral owners obtain legal advice when signing a new contract or interpreting an existing contract. Click here for more information.
  • Landowners with oil, gas, and utility tenants are often concerned about the spread of clubroot. More information is available here.
  • How are sand and gravel pits regulated in Alberta? We have created a resource to help landowners better understand the role of provincial and municipal governments. Click here for more information.
  • Those who participate in the conservation cropping carbon offset should be aware that they must now register with an aggregator prior to May 1, 2018 in order to claim 2018 carbon offset credits. More information is available here.
  • Who should I contact? Who has jurisdiction? This quick reference sheet is designed to help rural Albertans navigate rural issues.

Contact Us
Farmers' Advocate Office (FAO)
305, 7000 - 113 Street
Edmonton, AB T6H 5T6
Telephone: 310-FARM (3276)
Fax: 780-427-3913
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This information published to the web on April 13, 2016.
Last Reviewed/Revised on January 18, 2019.