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Pilot Program Launched for Unregulated Farmers to Take Part in SC-SC

July 13, 2018

Egg Farmers of Alberta, in partnership with Egg Farmers of Canada, is pleased to announce that we will be offering an opportunity for unregulated egg farmers in Alberta to take part in the Start Clean – Stay CleanTM (SC-SC) on farm food safety program. Through participation in this program, unregulatedMore

FEAP Extension Officers

July 13, 2018

The Farm Energy and Agri-Processing Program (FEAP) shares costs with the agriculture and agri-processing sector on energy efficiency investments. The Program is designed to encourage energy management, which will result in cost savings, energy conservation, and ultimately, reduced greenhouse gas emissions It is funded via the climate levy. Farmers canMore

OH&S Update

July 13, 2018

The Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) Act sets minimum standards for protecting waged, non-family farm and ranch workers. On June 27, the Government announced the detailed technical rules that reflect the unique aspects of farming. The OH&S Code now includes some provisions that are unique to the agriculture sector. ThisMore

PEEP Update

June 8, 2018

We are nearly half way through the year and EFA’s field staff have been busy reviewing PEEP with farmers: 147 assessments have already been completed to date! The following statistics may be of interest to you: 20/147 farmers scored greater than 90% – congratulations! The average score is approximately 76%More