Edmonton, Canada, November 18, 2011 --(PR.com)-- “The Agriculture and Food Council
of Alberta is excited to establish this new online presence,” AFC Chair Heather Broughton said of the new www.agfoodcouncil.com.
MRAC is being joined by the British Columbia Investment Agriculture Foundation, the Alberta Agriculture and Food Council
, the Agriculture Council of Saskatchewan, and the provincial governments of all four western provinces to form this education and awareness initiative.
The program is being implemented through a collaboration of industry and government partners including Alberta Agriculture, Food & Rural Development, Alberta Environmental Sustainable Agriculture Program, the Alberta Cattle Commission, the Alberta Riparian Habitat Management Program, the Alberta Agriculture and Food Council
and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Administration.
He is currently Chairman of the Alberta Food Processors Association and a member of the Agriculture and Food Council
. He serves on the Advancing Canadian Agriculture and Agrifood (ACAAF) board under Agriculture Canada.