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Alberta Forage Technology Use & Future Needs Assessment: Producer Survey
Personal invitation: “You are receiving this survey from someone who knows you as a person who realizes how crucial the forage industry and grassland resources are to Canadian Agriculture. Please take the time to be a voice in its future by completing this survey. The results will help give direction to a critical but often overlooked agricultural sector.” (Alberta Forage Industry Network, 2017).
PART A: General Information For Forage Producers 

The questionnaire will take about 20 to 30 minutes to complete, and your responses to the survey are completely anonymous. All your answers and identity will be kept strictly confidential as per Alberta’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP), and will be used only for statistical purposes. As a survey participant, your name will be entered into a draw to win $250 Visa Prepaid card. The survey will be available until July 31, 2018.

Your participation is voluntary but very important. Your participation is essential if the results are to be accurate and comprehensive. If there are any questions in the survey you do not wish to answer, please feel free to write/select “Decline to answer,” and go on to the next question.
Access to survey data and contact information. The results of the survey will be available in about six months after the completion of the study. If you wish to obtain a copy of these results before it is released to the public, please contact ( The scientific publications and/or report produced from this study will also be available to all through our (AFIN) website:

Section 1: Farm Location And Operation

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* 1. In which region of Alberta is your farm located?

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* 2. How do you classify your farm operation?

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* 3. In which irrigation district is your farm operation situated?