Health and Safety

Published on Tue, 05/24/2016 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

Princess Auto Raises Funds to Help Keep Kids Safe

Princess Auto Raises Funds to Help Keep Kids Safe

Winnipeg, MB, May 24, 2016: This past March, Princess Auto raised over $48,000 for child farm safety thanks to the generosity of their customers across Canada. All throughout March, cashiers asked customers to donate a toonie at the till to support Progressive Agriculture Foundation (PAF) Safety Days® for children in Canada.

The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) has facilitated PAF Safety Days in Canada since 2002. This year, Princess Auto helped these efforts through its toonie at the till campaign.

Published on Wed, 04/20/2016 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

12 Community-Based Organizations to Receive Funding from the FCC AgSafety Fund

12 Community-Based Organizations to Receive Funding from the FCC AgSafety Fund

April 20, 2016, Winnipeg, Manitoba – The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA), in partnership with Farm Credit Canada (FCC), is pleased to announce that 13 community-based farm safety training programs have been awarded funding.

In its sixth year, the FCC Ag Safety Fund is providing financial support to charitable and non-profit organizations across Canada to deliver tractor and machinery training. The FCC Ag Safety Fund has provided over $450,000 since 2010 to support a variety of farm safety training to Canadian farmers.

Published on Thu, 04/14/2016 by BASF Canada

New formulation Solo ADV herbicide welcome news for growers supporting expanding lentil market demand in Western Canada

New formulation Solo ADV herbicide welcome news for growers supporting expanding lentil market demand in Western Canada

Lentil acres continue to expand across fields throughout Western Canada thanks to increased prices and demand from export markets. In fact, according to Dr. Bert Vandenberg from the University of Saskatchewan Department of Plant Sciences, Crop Development Centre, “growers in Western Canada now supply half of the world’s lentils.”

For growers, one of the largest obstacles in meeting this growing demand for the crop is weeds.

Published on Mon, 04/18/2016 by RBC Insurance

Are you prepared for an emergency? Tips to Protect your Home

Are you prepared for an emergency? Tips to Protect your Home

Emergencies can happen at any time. Whether it’s a late winter storm, springtime flooding, hail storm or fire, having an emergency plan in place can reduce risk and keep you and your family safe. While nobody ever wants to think about having to deal with a disaster, extreme weather events are increasing in prevalence and intensity across Canada and many other parts of the world.

Published on Thu, 03/31/2016 by Parkinson Canada

Find out how Parkinson’s changes everything during Parkinson Awareness Month this April

Find out how Parkinson’s changes everything during Parkinson Awareness Month this April

TORONTO, ON, March 31, 2016 – Parkinson’s changes everything. It is a disease of the brain that touches almost every aspect of daily living, including: movement, mood, speech, eating and drinking, sleep, and cognitive changes. It worsens over time, robbing a person of independence through increasing complications, and ultimately resulting in premature death. There is no known cause or cure for Parkinson’s disease.

Published on Thu, 03/31/2016 by BASF Canada

Boost to germination, improved emergence bolsters cereal crops

Boost to germination, improved emergence bolsters cereal crops

As risk of disease continues to rise across Western Canada and threatens cereal crop quality, effective disease control and strong plant health should be top of mind for growers.

Published on Wed, 03/23/2016 by Parkinson Canada

Avez-vous perdu l’odorat? Écrivez-vous plus petit qu’avant? Avril est le mois de la sensibilisation à la maladie de Parkinson

Avez-vous perdu l’odorat? Écrivez-vous plus petit qu’avant? Avril est le mois de la sensibilisation à la maladie de Parkinson

Avez-vous perdu l’odorat? Écrivez-vous plus petit qu’avant?

Avril est le mois de la sensibilisation à la maladie de Parkinson

Montréal, 23 mars 2016 – De nombreuses personnes affirment qu’avec l’âge, elles perdent leur faculté de l’olfaction et du goût. D’autres remarquent que leur écriture change et rapetisse. Savez-vous qu’il peut s’agir de signes avant-coureurs de la maladie de Parkinson plutôt que du vieillissement normal?

Published on Wed, 03/23/2016 by Parkinson Canada

Have you lost the sense of smell? Is your hand writing getting smaller? April is Parkinson Awareness Month

Have you lost the sense of smell? Is your hand writing getting smaller? April is Parkinson Awareness Month

Have you lost the sense of smell? Is your hand writing getting smaller?

April is Parkinson Awareness Month

Montreal, March 23, 2016 – Many people notice they lose their sense of smell and taste as they get older. Others observe their handwriting changing and getting smaller. Did you know these could be the early signs of Parkinson’s disease, and not just a normal part of aging?

Published on Mon, 03/07/2016 by BASF Canada

Registered for use in Canada does not mean ‘okay to use’ in a crop that is 90 percent exported

Registered for use in Canada does not mean ‘okay to use’ in a crop that is 90 percent exported

Status of quinclorac acceptance in China highlights complex canola export issues 

The Quinclorac Story

Canola is a uniquely Canadian success story. It’s the number one revenue generating crop in Canada, contributing $19.3 billion to the Canadian economy each year and resulting in almost one-quarter of a million jobs.

Published on Fri, 03/04/2016 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

La Semaine canadienne de la sécurité en milieu agricole amène les événements de lancement à la région de Niagara

La Semaine canadienne de la sécurité en milieu agricole amène les événements de lancement à la région de Niagara

Cette année, Faites partie d’une famille AgriSécurité en Assurant la sécurité des enfants 

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