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Jun 6

Agriculture sector struggles to locate adequate safety equipment

Posted on Jun 6 By: Victoria Decker

The following is an excerpt from GrainsWest Magazine article Agriculture sector struggles to locate adequate safety equipmentBy: Ian Doig, Editor  Farmers require PPE for themselves and their employees during daily operation as well as to satisfy Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) requirements where necessary. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the focus on the healthcare sector as well

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Jun 6

Latest Developments | June 8

Posted on Jun 6 By: Victoria Decker

Markets continue to show strength; Canada joins other WTO countries in commitment to maintaining strong global trade. GrainsWest’s Editor, Ian Doig reviews the Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)  shortages that have been faced by farmers during COVID-19. Grain Growers of Canada appeared before the House of Commons Agricultural Standing Committee on Friday, May 29th to discuss

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Jun 3

Industry working group says provincial government’s approach to management over regulation of Fusarium Head Blight will improve competitiveness for Alberta farmers

Posted on Jun 3 By: Megan Evans

Value chain partners in the industry-led Fusarium Head Blight (FHB) working group today welcomed the provincial government’s news that lays the foundation for better FHB management and improved competitiveness for Alberta farmers. Earlier today, Provincial Agriculture Minister Devin Dreeshen announced that Fusarium graminearum (Fg) is being removed from the Pest Nuisance Control Regulation of the Agricultural

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