Agriculture

Published on Tue, 09/27/2016 by Advancing Women

Strong attendance expected at next week’s Advancing Women in Agriculture conference

Strong attendance expected at next week’s Advancing Women in Agriculture conference

For immediate release

TORONTO, September 27, 2016 – More than 400 women in the Canadian agriculture industry are set to gather for a one-of-a-kind experience of professional networking and personal inspiration.

The two-day Advancing Women: Life Skills for Leadership, Women in Ag Conference takes place October 3 and 4, 2016 in Toronto.

Published on Wed, 09/21/2016 by Nature Conservancy of Canada

For the Love of Trees: TD Bank Group helps NCC conserve forests in all 10 Provinces

For the Love of Trees: TD Bank Group helps NCC conserve forests in all 10 Provinces

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and TD Bank Group (TD) are marking National Forest Week with the announcement of 25 conservation projects across the country.

The conservation projects total more than 40,606 acres (16,432 hectares). That’s an area equivalent to more than 27,000 Canadian football fields – or 15 football fields a day over the five year initiative!

Published on Tue, 09/20/2016 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

Quatre organisations de producteurs des Prairies contribuent au Programme de sécurité avec les grains de l’ACSA

Quatre organisations de producteurs des Prairies contribuent au Programme de sécurité avec les grains de l’ACSA

Winnipeg MB, le 20 septembre 2016 : L’Association canadienne de sécurité agricole est heureuse d’annoncer que quatre organisations de producteurs – la Canadian Canola Growers Association (CCGA), l’Alberta Pulse Growers (APG), l’Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC), et la Prairie Oat Growers Association (POGA) – ont engagé 120 000 $ au Programme de sécurité avec les grains de l’ACSA.

Published on Tue, 09/20/2016 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

Four Prairie Grower Organizations Contribute to CASA’s Grain Safety Program

Four Prairie Grower Organizations Contribute to CASA’s Grain Safety Program

Winnipeg, MB, September 20, 2016: The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association is pleased to announce that four grower organizations – Canadian Canola Growers Association (CCGA), Alberta Pulse Growers (APG), Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC), and Prairie Oat Growers Association (POGA) – have committed $120,000 to CASA’s Grain Safety Program.

“Having producer support of the Grain Safety Program is vital to the success of this initiative,” says Marcel Hacault, CASA’s Executive Director.

Published on Wed, 08/31/2016 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

La Conférence sur la sécurité agricole de l’ACSA aura lieu du 4 au 6 octobre à Charlottetown

La Conférence sur la sécurité agricole de l’ACSA aura lieu du 4 au 6 octobre à Charlottetown

Winnipeg MB, le 31 août 2016 : L’Association canadienne de sécurité agricole (ACSA) tiendra sa 22e conférence annuelle, « Habiliter la famille AgriSécurité : Assurer la sécurité des enfants », et son assemblée générale annuelle à Charlottetown, dans l’Île-du-Prince-Édouard, du 4 au 6 octobre 2016.

Published on Wed, 08/31/2016 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

CASA’s Farm Safety Conference to be Held October 4 – 6 in Charlottetown

CASA’s Farm Safety Conference to be Held October 4 – 6 in Charlottetown

Winnipeg, MB, August 31, 2016: The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) will hold its 22nd annual conference, “Empowering the AgSafe Family – Keeping Kids Safe”, and annual general meeting in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island from October 4 – 6, 2016.

“Injuries are still too common on the farm,” says Marcel Hacault, CASA’s Executive Director. “And far too often, these injuries involve children and young workers.”

Published on Wed, 08/24/2016 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

Trois nouveaux administrateurs nommés au Conseil d’administration de la Fondation SécuriFerme

Trois nouveaux administrateurs nommés au Conseil d’administration de la Fondation SécuriFerme

Le 24 août 2016, Winnipeg (Manitoba) – La Fondation SécuriFerme accueille trois nouveaux membres au conseil d’administration de l’organisme de bienfaisance.

Jim Feeny, directeur des affaires publiques de CN, apporte au conseil d’administration de la Fondation plus de 35 années d’expérience en leadership relative aux communications et affaires publiques et gouvernementales.

Published on Wed, 08/24/2016 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

Three New Directors Appointed to FarmSafe Foundation Board

Three New Directors Appointed to FarmSafe Foundation Board

August 24, 2016, Winnipeg, Manitoba – The FarmSafe Foundation welcomes three new members to the charity’s Board of Directors.

Jim Feeny, Director of Public Affairs for CN, brings over 35 years of leadership experience in communications, and public and government affairs to the Foundation Board.

Shanna Groeneveld, Communications Manager with Crop Production Services (CPS), has a strong background in agricultural marketing, communications and training.

Published on Fri, 08/12/2016 by Nature Conservancy of Canada

The Migratory Bird Treaty turns 100!

The Migratory Bird Treaty turns 100!

This year we mark the centennial of the convention between the United States and Great Britain (for Canada) for the protection of migratory birds – also called the Migratory Bird Treaty – that was signed on Aug. 16, 1916.

Published on Tue, 07/12/2016 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

Des bénévoles communautaires assurent la sécurité des enfants grâce aux Sécurijours(MD) de Progressive Agriculture

Des bénévoles communautaires assurent la sécurité des enfants grâce aux Sécurijours(MD) de Progressive Agriculture

La date limite pour la présentation de demandes pour organiser un Sécurijour en 2017 est le 15 juillet 

Winnipeg MB, le 12 juillet 2016 : L’Association canadienne de sécurité agricole (ACSA) en partenariat avec la Progressive Agriculture Foundation (PAF) a le plaisir d’annoncer que plus de 90 Sécurijours de la PAF sont prévus dans neuf provinces en 2016.

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