Agrology, the Agricultural and Environmental Profession
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The Alberta Institute of Agrologist’s authority derives from The Agrology Profession Act (APA) and The Agrology Regulation.
Section 3 (1) of the APA states “The institute must”:
(a) carry out its activities and govern its regulated members in a manner that protects and serves the public interest,
(b) provide direction to and regulate the practice of agrology by its regulated members,
(c) establish, maintain and enforce standards of practice, registration and continuing competence for the practice of agrology
(d) establish, maintain and enforce a code of ethics, and
(e) carry on the activities of the Institute and perform other duties and functions by the exercise of the powers conferred by this Act.
THE PRACTICE OF AGROLOGY
The Profession of Agrology focuses on science as it applies directly or indirectly to the management of biophysical resources, food production systems, food security and safety, and environmental quality. The practice of agrology in Alberta encompasses four Agrology sectors: Life Sciences, Environment, Agriculture and Food with 43 practice areas.
The public has access to a fair and responsive complaint process to address incompetent or unethical practice by registered agrology professionals.
Feedback Welcomed on the draft 'Practice Standard for the Greenhouse Gas Assessment and Management Practice Area'
The AIA is looking for feedback on the draft 'Practice Standard for the Greenhouse Gas Assessment and Management Practice Area' dated March 5, 2014. Please submit your comments to Carlene Godwin at firstname.lastname@example.org by 4:30 pm on March 19, 2014.
2014 Council Elections
The results have been tabulated for the 2014 AIA Council Elections. Congratulations to our new council members:
Calgary region: Michelle Heffernan, PAg
Edmonton: Don Watson, PAg
Central Alberta (by acclamation): Terry Waddell, PAg
Please Note: As of September 1, 2013, job advertisements will no longer appear to the public on the AIA website. Instead, the Institute will be offering your company the best targeted employment posting service in the industry, for agrology related positions. Your employment posting will be emailed directly to your target market of 2,500 Alberta agrologists every Friday in the weekly agrologists update. A fee will be charged for this exclusive service. Please click here to view the Employment Posting Service page on our website for more details.
To Visit any of the other 9 Agrology Institutes in Canada click on one of the following links:
BC Institute of Agrologists SK Institute of Agrologists MB Institute of Agrologists
ON Institute of Agrologists QC Institute of Agrologists NL Institute of Agrologists
NB Institute of Agrologist NS Institute of Agrologists PEI Institute of Agrologists
February 5-6, 2014 Council Meeting Agenda: Click Here
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October 2013 Council Meeting Minutes: Click Here
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2013 AIA Photo Contest Winners: Click here to view the winning photographs!
AIA Conference and AGM 2014: Registrations are now being accepted. Click here.
Council Approved CPD Changes for 2013: Click here to view.
Council Approved 3-Credit Courses: Click here to view.
AIA Member Benefits: Click here for information.
2013 Conference Green Paper: Click here
67th Annual General Meeting: Click here to view the report.
General Practice Standard: Click here
Classroom Agriculture Program: Click here for new video!
Recent Graduates: Click here for information.
AIA Public Survey: Click hereAIA Video: Click here
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