Series - Director of Plant Industry records

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Director of Plant Industry records

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    • 1932-2002 (Creation)

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    9.29 m of textual records

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    Administrative history

    The Plant Industry Division was created in the Ministry of Agriculture in 1966 to manage branches related to crops in Alberta. When the ministry changed its name in 1992, the Plant Industry Division became part of that Ministry.

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    Administrative history

    The Division was established in 1966 in the Ministry of Agriculture. When the Ministry was renamed Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Development in 1992, it became part of that Ministry.

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    Scope and content

    The series consists of the records of the Director of Plant Industry. The files include correspondence, minutes of meetings, reports, and other records related to field crops, plant diseases, pests, weed control, soils, crop insurance, and other administrative and operational activities of the Division. The series also includes correspondence and reports related to the establishment of the Provincial Horticultural Station in Brooks (1932-1965).

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    The records were acquired through records schedules 1985/190 and 2001/033.


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        Subject to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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        Subject to the Copyright Act. Permission for use required.

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        Includes all or parts of accessions GR1985.0431, GR2000.0592, GR2005.0235, GR2007.0287, GR2007.0288, GR2009.0485 and GR2010.0141.

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