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April 21, 2017

Following the announcement of Bill 6 legislation, the Government of Alberta appointed 72 participants to six consultation tables, to review various aspects of the intended legislative framework.  The table topics included employment standards, labor relations, Occupational Health and Safety codes, best practices and education.  The newly formed AgCoalition responded withMore

Job Task Hazard Assessments

April 21, 2017

EFA put together a Farm Safety Producer Package in 2016, to assist egg farmers in developing Job Task Hazard Assessments (JTHAs) for the 9 most dangerous jobs on a typical egg operation.  Template forms were provided to all farmers at the EFA Regional Meetings in January, 2016. EFA hosted workshopsMore

NRCB and Manure Storage

April 21, 2017

Several egg farmers are interested in improving their outdoor field storage to create ‘permanent’ storage (ie: create a concrete pad or clay base), as they are not using their indoor barn storage. Others have expressed the desire to convert this to covered storage. These are positive improvements that will helpMore

Egg Price Change

February 8, 2017

Effective January 29, 2017: CANADA GRADE EGG SIZE CURRENT PRICE (29-Jan-17) PREVIOUS PRICE (14-Aug-16)  A Extra Large $2.130 $2.080 A Large $2.130 $2.080 A Medium $1.900 $1.850 A Small $1.530 $1.480 A Nest Run $2.006 $1.959 A Pee Wee $0.270 $0.270 B – $0.750 $0.750 C – $0.150 $0.150 FromMore