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Sean McGrath, Round Rock Ranch (alus.ca)
July 23, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | New grazing stewardship program for 6,000 Prairie acres

By Glenn Cheater, Alberta Farmer Express

After growing its acres by 20 per cent last year, ALUS has lined up two big sponsors for a new initiative called Grazing Forward that will fund stewardship projects on 6,000 acres of Prairie ranchland.

“A&W Canada and Cargill will together provide $1.8 million to support ranchers in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba as they continue to scale regenerative agriculture practices that capture carbon dioxide, in addition to supporting the long-term sustainability of ecosystems communities,” the organization said in a release.

ALUS (short for Alternative Land Use Services) was created in Manitoba a couple of decades ago but took off in Alberta after a pilot project in the County of Vermilion River in 2010.

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