Taking Farm Safety to the Next Level

Dan Trottier from AgSafe Alberta joined producers today to hold a Farm Safety Workshop for producers in Strathmore. This workshop covered topics including Farm Safety Management Systems, Confined Space Awareness, H2S Awareness, and Emergency Response Planning. Twenty-five Alberta Pork producers attended Dan’s workshop. Dan Trottier is passionate about safety, and he wants to bring his…

The Farm Energy Agri-Processing (FEAP) Program Opens Today

FEAP is a combination of two discontinued Growing Forward II programs: On-Farm Energy Management Program and the Accelerating Agricultural Innovation Program. The Farm Energy and Agri-Processing Program shares costs with the agriculture and agri-processing sector on energy efficiency investments. The program is designed to encourage energy management which will result in cost savings, energy conservation, and ultimately, reduced greenhouse gas…

Success in Containing PEDv

Town Hall Recap for August 10 There has only been one new PEDv positive farm since the last Town Hall on July 19th. PEDv has not been eliminated, but Biosecurity protocols have been working to prevent a massive spread of PEDv across the western provinces. Dr. Glen Duizer noted today that this single instance of disease spread in the past few…