The Association of Alberta Agricultural Fieldmen says its membership is growing as it gets younger and has a more even split of women and men giving it more perspectives on its work.
A detailed Occupational Health and Safety Code tailored to farms and ranches is now in place for the 4,100 farms that employ waged, non-family workers, while they’re onsite as of Saturday. It contains technical health and safety rules designed for farm operations.
Alberta Young Farmers and Ranchers President Lauren Ovinge on the 2018 Rock the Farm Conference, a recap of their events in 2018, importance of networking and what they have planned for 2019.
Canadian Young Speakers for Agriculture winner Emmett Sawyer talks about the compeitition, the support he has received and why youth are the key to the future of agriculture.
Team Alberta and provincial Agriculture and Forestry Minister Oneil Carlier have discussed ensuring government agencies are ready to respond to insurance claims of unharvested acres.