Agriculture

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.

Published on Wed, 10/31/2018 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

Ten Saskatchewan Fire Departments Receive Vital Rescue Equipment

Ten Saskatchewan Fire Departments Receive Vital Rescue Equipment

Winnipeg, MB, October 30, 2018 /COMMUNITYWIRE/ – The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA), in partnership with G3 Canada Limited, is pleased to announce that 10 Saskatchewan Fire Departments will receive vital grain-rescue equipment.

BeGrainSafe, CASA’s grain safety program, is generously supported by sponsors like G3. These sponsorship dollars have helped build the BeGrainSafe mobile demonstration unit, develop BeGrainSafe resources, raise awareness on grain hazards, and train firefighters on grain entrapment rescue.

Published on Wed, 10/24/2018 by Farmers Edge

Farmers Edge Releases Industry’s First Automatic Crop Health Change Detection Tool Highlighting ROI of Daily Satellite Imagery

Farmers Edge Releases Industry’s First Automatic Crop Health Change Detection Tool Highlighting ROI of Daily Satellite Imagery

The company’s latest innovation redefines traditional use of satellite imagery, shifting crop health management from reactive to proactive

Farmers Edge announces new integrated toolset that automatically scans satellite imagery and notifies growers of changes in their fields, saving time and identifying issues quicker.

WINNIPEG, Manitoba /COMMUNITYWIRE/ - Farmers Edge™ released a ground-breaking, digital tool that automatically scans satellite imagery and notifies growers of changes in their fields.

Published on Wed, 10/10/2018 by Advancing Women in Agriculture

AWC Welcomes over 400 women in agriculture from across Canada at October conference

AWC Welcomes over 400 women in agriculture from across Canada at October conference

CALGARY, October 9, 2018 /COMMUNITYWIRE/ – Advancing Women in Agriculture Conference (AWC) will hold its 4th conference in Ontario this week hosting over 400 women from 9 provinces and 4 US states, all passionate about leadership in agriculture.

The AWC program features many inspiring speakers talking about career development, leadership skills, financial strategies, agricultural advocacy, communications and gender, mental health and life balance.

The AWC program features many inspiring speakers talking about career development, leadership skills, financial strategies, agricultural advocacy, communications and gender, mental health and life balance.

Published on Fri, 07/13/2018 by BASF Canada

Crop staging is critical for pre-harvest weed control in cereals

Crop staging is critical for pre-harvest weed control in cereals

There is a renewed focus on cereal crops in Canada this year. The annual seeded acres for all cereal crops – including durum, barley and spring wheat – have increased more than 10 percent from 2017 to reach 24.7 million acres, according to Statistics Canada.

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