EggNotes

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Egg Ambassadors Save-the-Dates

March 25, 2019

Egg Farmers of Alberta would like to thank all those Egg Ambassadors who participated in the ask-an-egg-farmer FAQ video shoot at our recent AGM. More than a dozen egg farmers volunteered to provide authentic egg farmer answers to many of the most commonly asked consumer questions. Although the first twoMore


Recognizing Eggcellence!

March 25, 2019

We announced something eggciting at the AGM this year! EFA believes that we have eggceptional farmers in Alberta, and that we need to celebrate the daily effort that goes into making this possible. At the June regional meetings last year, we asked our farmers about the type of recognition programMore


Maintaining Cooler Temperature – It’s Critical!

March 25, 2019

Keeping your cooler temperature maintained between 10 to 13°C is now a Critical Control Element in your Start Clean – Stay Clean Program. Farmers that don’t receive full points on this element will have 7 days to complete the corrective action or fail the SC-SC program. If you fail theMore


Farewell Form 22s!

March 25, 2019

Egg Farmers of Alberta has reviewed our processes for managing inventory and have determined that there is no longer a need to have producers report monthly flock inventories via Form 22s. This means that effective immediately, EFA will no longer require farmers to submit monthly flock inventories. Maintaining an accurateMore


Ventilation Flock Talks: Light and Rain Traps

March 25, 2019

In November, over 50 attendees participated in the Flock Talk, “Ventilation: Exchanging Expertise”. We are including a series of articles in EggNotes as part of an ongoing effort to share learnings from those sessions. This article focuses on light and rain traps. A lot of chimney fans don’t have blackoutsMore


Staff Update

March 25, 2019

March has brought with it several staffing changes at Egg Farmers of Alberta. Christina Robinson, our Farm Programs Manager, will be leaving EFA towards the end of May, since she and her family have decided to move back to New Zealand permanently. Christina has brought enthusiasm and passion to EFAMore


Update on Regulatory Review

March 25, 2019

At the February 8, 2019, the EFA Board re-considered the proposed amendment to change the Amount of quota anyone person can hold, directly or indirectly from 7% to 5%. The Board reviewed these changes in the context that we are proceeding with the establishment of the Quota Exchange and determinedMore


Quota Leasing Pool

March 25, 2019

Due to the latest allocation, EFA reopened the 2019/2020 leasing pool so that those with capacity can access additional quota in the 2019/2020 timeframe. As this allocation was combined with the quota already put int the 2019/2020 leasing pool in the fall of 2018, there was more quota available toMore


Board Update – March 2019

March 25, 2019

The Egg Farmers of Alberta Board of Directors would like to thank our fellow egg farmers, value chain partners and industry stakeholders from across the country, for making our 50th Annual General Meeting a resounding success. It was an engaging and entertaining AGM and banquet, with many thought-provoking speakers andMore