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Egg Price Change

August 11, 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 Note:More

New Entrant Program Amendments

August 11, 2017

At the EFA Board of Directors meeting on June 20, 2017, the Board decided to further amend the New Entrant Program (NEP). Providing all existing new entrants with the 2017 increase, which amounts to 105 units of over base quota (1,500 x 7.0185%). The allotment of the 2017 quota increaseMore

Growing Forward 2 – Solar Grants

August 11, 2017

The Growing Forward 2 On-Farm Solar Photovoltaics – On-Farm Energy Management Sub-Program reopened on July 26, but there are some significant changes to be noted. Retroactive projects will no longer be accepted. If a project has been initiated prior to the approval of the application, it will not be accepted.More

Farm Safety

August 11, 2017

Over the past couple of months Murray and Dave have been collecting “Near Miss” stories and records. They had the opportunity to have a discussion with over 55 farmers to date! Here are some interesting statistics from those visits: 2 incidents involved children under the age of 10 9 incidentsMore