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Bill 6

February 9, 2018

The technical working groups studying occupational health and safety have submitted their recommendations outlining how provincial legislation could apply to farms and ranches. The deadline to review the recommendations and provide feedback has been extended to February 26, 2018. Please visit https://www.alberta.ca/farm-and-ranch-consultations.aspx for a summary of the recommendations. Written commentsMore


Regulatory Review

January 12, 2018

All marketing boards and commissions operating under the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act are subject to a mandatory review of the regulations for their respective organization every five years. A review of the Egg Farmers of Alberta regulations and any amendments need to be completed by the fall of 2019.More


Be Seen Be Safe

January 12, 2018

For the past 2 months, the Alberta Poultry industry has been working to adopt Be Seen Be Safe as a way of improving our emergency preparedness and response efforts in the face of disease threats such as avian influenza. All commercial poultry farms in Alberta have been geofenced, making itMore


PEEP Update

January 12, 2018

The average score on PEEP moved from 72% in 2016 to 79% in 2017. There are now more than 30 producers scoring 90% and above! In 2017, EFA set a goal of having 90% of farms pass PEEP. Producers were able to exceed this goal with 91% of producers nowMore