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USMCA Trade Update

November 9, 2018

On September 30, 2018, the United States – Mexico – Canada Agreement (USMCA) was concluded, as a potential replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which has facilitated free trade between the three nations since 1994. While additional time, analysis and clarification is required to fully understand theMore

Farm Health and Safety Producer Grant Program

November 9, 2018

Alberta Agriculture has opened this grant to help eligible agriculture employers comply with new occupational health and safety (OHS) requirements and offset some of the costs employers may incur in complying with OHS regulations. Program details are as follows: Only farms with waged, non-family workers and a WCB account mayMore

Quota Allotment Policy Update

October 12, 2018

The EFA Board of Directors has been working to finalize the Quota Allotment Policy, that will allow the transfer of quota from over base to base, since Marketing Council approved the Quota Governance and Management Principles in 2017. More recently, the Board reviewed results of the survey distributed to registeredMore

CEIRA offers Coverage for Specialty Production

October 12, 2018

CEIRA has been busy making changes to enhance their coverage for farmers in the egg industry. As of January 1, 2018, coverage for specialty production including free run, free range and organic, was provided for one year at no charge. Starting January 1, 2019 Specialty production coverage will be availableMore