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Calling all farm direct producers… you are invited to attend the following events

May 11, 2018

Farm Registration for Alberta Open Farm Days Alberta Open Farm Days returns this August 18-19, and farms have until May 31 to register. Last year’s event broke records with 101 host farms; 20,000 visits; 22 farm-to-table culinary events; and over $146,000 in on-farm sales. Open Farm Days contributes to buildingMore

Visitor Log Books

May 11, 2018

A visitor log book for each of your barns is a requirement for Start Clean – Stay CleanTM and the Animal Care programs. Each visitor who accesses your barn needs to read the Visitor Policy and then sign the log book. This process ensures that every visitor is aware thatMore

Be Seen Be Safe

May 11, 2018

There has been a promising increase in the adoption of the Be Seen Be Safe Geofencing system in Alberta’s poultry industry since the February AGM. Visitor records have increased across all 4 poultry associations, with a 78% increase from February to March (see the graph below)! User signups have alsoMore

Director Development Program Update

May 11, 2018

The EFA Board of Directors have reviewed the requirements of the Director Development Program (DDP), based on feedback received from the EFA regional meetings in January. After careful consideration, the Board has decided to remove the requirement for candidates to have at least 5 years of experience in the eggMore