EFA Blog

Lights, Cameras, Cluck!

December 8, 2016

by David Webb, Marketing & Communications Manager, EFA | EFA partnered with Alberta Agriculture & Forestry in 2014, and began the journey of building a net-zero egg barn in Alberta.  A feasibility study was completed, and potential egg farm partners were sought out.  In addition to all the technical requirements included in theMore


Keep it Simple, Let it Grow

October 11, 2016

by Dan Trottier, P.Ag CHSC CRSP | Last summer we had the opportunity to provide a seminar about farm strategies for safe operations to Egg Farmers of Alberta members. We had a great turnout and the farmers that attended were interested to find out what they could do to improveMore


The Complicated Practices of Egg Farmers: Chicken Selection, X-Ray Vision, and a Game of Whack-a-Mole

August 23, 2016

by Jenna Griffin, Industry Development Officer, EFA | Farmers today face ever-present challenges: technical, environmental, and reputational. The need to produce more food with fewer resources is one of the defining challenges of our time. It will take folks from all walks of life steering the boat in the sameMore


Brant Colony Celebrates Grand Opening of Net-Zero Layer Barn

July 28, 2016

July 28, 2016 (Calgary, AB) – Egg Farmers of Alberta (EFA) was thrilled to host more than 40 distinguished guests at Brant Colony on Monday, July 25, for the grand opening of the Canadian egg industry’s first net-zero layer barn. Brant Colony’s egg manager, Darrel Mandel, lead the group –More