Alberta Egg Industry

Susan Schafers

STS Farms, Stony Plain, AB

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Getting Engaged!

September 28, 2015

An engagement took place on the farm recently – not the kind that requires flowers and diamond rings, but the kind that has people coming together for a stakeholder meeting, complete with a farm tour, BBQ and round-table discussions. My farm proudly hosted a first-ever stakeholder engagement session for theMore

Trade Mission to Brazil

July 6, 2015

Opportunity knocked – and I answered!  I was asked by the Honourable Kellie Leitch, our federal Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, to join her and a small, select group of Canadian business women and leaders in their respective fields to go on the first ever, all-women’sMore

Beyond the Shell

June 22, 2015

As a farmer, my days are filled with the routine of raising the chicks, pullets and hens, and producing eggs. My eggs are shipped on pallets like you see in the photo to a grading station, where the eggs’ journey continues through the washing, grading, packaging and shipping to theMore

Is It Realy True…?

December 22, 2014

Not too long ago I had a coffee with a new friend and, during that getting-to-know you phase, she asked about my farm – is it really like what you see on TV? I have to admit that my first reaction was to be quite defensive – of course not!More