Agriculture

Published on Tue, 07/23/2019 by Farmers Edge

Farmers Edge Launches First-of-Its-Kind InsurTech Platform for Agriculture

Farmers Edge Launches First-of-Its-Kind InsurTech Platform for Agriculture

Farmers Edge launches InsurTech, the first agricultural platform to create a digital connection between insurance providers and growers. InsurTech transforms traditional crop insurance to create a more streamlined, digital experience for all.

InsurTech platform delivers seamless access to field-centric data, automated processes, advanced claim analytics, and cognitive reporting, creating a new digital connection between insurance providers and growers.

WINNIPEG, Manitoba & AMES, Iowa —/COMMUNITYWIRE/— Farmers Edge™ today announced the agriculture industry’s first InsurTech platform that combines field-level data, remote sensing, AI-driven models, and secure automation technology designed to deliver new levels of efficiency and transparency for both insurance providers and grower
Published on Wed, 06/26/2019 by Botaneco

Calgary-based Botaneco™ Inc. is the First to Receive Co-investment from Protein Industries Canada

Calgary-based Botaneco™ Inc. is the First to Receive Co-investment from Protein Industries Canada

CALGARY, Alberta — /COMMUNITYWIRE/ — On Wed., June 26, 2019, Protein Industries Canada announced that Calgary-based Botaneco Inc. is the first company to receive co-investment from the industry-led consortia that’s co-investing in Canadian innovation projects.

“At Botaneco, we don’t just accept the way things have always been done”

A total of $8 million, comprised of $4 million of co-investment from Protein Industries Canada and $4 million from industry, will be invested into the project over the next two years.

Published on Thu, 06/20/2019 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

Safety Day Events Continue to Build Safety in Rural Communities

Safety Day Events Continue to Build Safety in Rural Communities

Applications due July 15, 2019 for 2020 Safety Day Events

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, June 20, 2019 –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– Over 15,000 children, adults and volunteers took part in 67 Progressive Agriculture Safety Day® events in Canada in 2018. Since 2002, CASA has been working with the Progressive Agriculture Foundation to support farm safety education for rural Canadian youth through Safety Day events.

Published on Thu, 06/06/2019 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

CASA Welcomes Safety Partner FMC Canada

CASA Welcomes Safety Partner FMC Canada

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Sponsorship Supports CASA’s BeGrainSafe Program

WINNIPEG, MB, June 6, 2019 – /COMMUNITYWIRE/ – The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) is pleased to announce that FMC Canada has committed $37,000 to the BeGrainSafe Program.

Published on Thu, 05/09/2019 by Solvet

Pain control a top concern for beef producers and consumers alike

Pain control a top concern for beef producers and consumers alike

The demand for humanely-raised farm animals has reached a critical point in Canada. The Canadian Centre for Food Integrity estimates that 40% of Canadians are concerned with humane treatment of farm animals, and support for that is rising every year.

“Every producer, veterinarian, research scientist – we all respect the animals we work with, and care deeply about doing what’s best for them.”

The beef industry wants consumers to know they’re listening.

Published on Thu, 04/18/2019 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

Community Safety Days Receive Financial Boost from Youth Safety Day Fund

Community Safety Days Receive Financial Boost from Youth Safety Day Fund

Each year, communities across Canada host Progressive Agriculture Safety Day® events reaching approximately 17,000 Canadians each year. Children and families learn about the hazards and risks associated with farming and rural life.

Winnipeg, Manitoba, April 18, 2019 — /COMMUNITYWIRE/ The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) is proud to collaborate with Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont to offer funding to organizers to offset the costs of hosting a safety day event.

Published on Wed, 03/13/2019 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

New CASA Report Details Farmer Insurance Needs and Availability in Canada

New CASA Report Details Farmer Insurance Needs and Availability in Canada

“The report was commissioned in order to gain a better understanding of what insurance farmers can access and to identify any gaps in that insurance.”

WINNIPEG, March 13, 2019 /COMMUNITYWIRE/ – The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) today released its report, “Safety & Health Insurance Available and Farmer Insurance Needs”.  This first-of-its-kind report examines health and disability available to Canadian farmers.

Published on Wed, 03/06/2019 by Advancing Women in Agriculture

Media Advisory: Women from across Canada to attend the Advancing Women Conference in Calgary

Media Advisory: Women from across Canada to attend the Advancing Women Conference in Calgary

Event Information

03/11/2019
03/12/2019
Calgary, Alberta

Published on Thu, 02/28/2019 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

Canadian Agricultural Safety Week Celebrates Safe & Strong Farms: Build an AgSafe Canada in 2019

Canadian Agricultural Safety Week Celebrates Safe & Strong Farms: Build an AgSafe Canada in 2019

Canadian Agricultural Safety Week 2019 runs from March 10-16.

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, February 28, 2019 /COMMUNITYWIRE/ – This March, the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) is encouraging all Canadians to celebrate Safe & Strong Farms.

Published on Mon, 12/10/2018 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association Welcomes 2018-2019 Board of Directors

The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association Welcomes 2018-2019 Board of Directors

WINNIPEG, December 10, 2018 /COMMUNITYWIRE/ - The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) welcomes one new board member for 2018-2019.

Michele Rogalsky, Director of the School of Agriculture at the University of Manitoba was elected by CASA’s membership to the seven-person Board of Directors.

The membership also reelected Dean Anderson (Workplace Safety & Prevention Services) and Carolyn Van Den Heuvel (Farm Safety Nova Scotia). Election results were announced at CASA’s annual general meeting on October 10, 2018.

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