Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Minister Devin Dreeshen has appointed longtime agriculture advocate Kelly Smith-Fraser as chair of Agriculture Monetary Companies Company’s (AFSC) board of administrators.
Smith-Fraser, an Alberta cattle producer with years of expertise on a number of boards, brings a wealth of data, confirmed management, and a ardour for agriculture to the function. She has beforehand served with Outcomes Pushed Agriculture Analysis, Alberta Beef Producers, and the Canadian Maine-Anjou Affiliation.
“Kelly Smith-Fraser is well-known in Alberta’s agriculture industry as a smart, driven leader. She’ll provide the leadership AFSC requires to meet our farmers’ and ranchers’ needs, which is more important now than ever,” says Minister Dreeshen.
Smith-Fraser says it’s an thrilling time within the agriculture business, and she or he is able to tackle the challenges.
“I look forward to helping AFSC find even more ways to support our farmers, ranchers, and agribusiness entrepreneurs,” she notes.
AFSC is administering Alberta’s not too long ago introduced $340-million Canada-Alberta Livestock Feed Help Initiative, designed to assist producers cowl feed and water entry prices throughout this troublesome dry 12 months.