August 26, 2020

G3 donates Life Saving Grain Rescue Equipment to Rural Alberta Fire Departments

WINNIPEG, MB, August 26, 2020 –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA), in partnership with G3, is pleased to announce the donation of $25,000 worth of life-saving grain rescue equipment to several rural Alberta fire departments.
August 31, 2020

Farm Forum Event virtual conference gives CCAs their education credits

SASKATOON, SK, 31 August 2020 –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– Agronomy-focused sessions at the virtual Farm Forum Event will qualify for Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) continuing education units (CEU) in 2020. The conference is a future-focused agriculture production conference featuring the industry’s top thought leaders, innovators, researchers and strategists.
August 31, 2020

2020 CFFAE Ivarson Soils Scholarship Awarded

OTTAWA, 31 August 2020 –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– The Canadian Foundation for Food and Agricultural Education (CFFAE) is pleased to announce the 2020 recipient of the Karl C. Ivarson Soils Scholarship is Joanne Thiessen Martens, a PhD student in the Department of Soil Science at the University of Manitoba. Her research focuses on optimizing the use of struvite, a naturally produced mineral found in waste water, as a source of phosphorus fertilizer in organic cropping systems.
August 31, 2020

2020 CFFAE Douglas McRorie Memorial Scholarship Awarded

OTTAWA, 31 August 2020 –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– The Canadian Foundation for Food and Agricultural Education (CFFAE) is pleased to announce Chelsea Sutherland is the 2020 recipient of the Douglas McRorie Memorial Scholarship, which is made available through the generous financial support of the RBC Foundation.
September 1, 2020

Media Release: Fatal farm injuries to Canadian children

EDMONTON, AB, 1 September 2020 —/COMMUNITYWIRE/— The Injury Prevention Centre invites the media to learn about how children on Canadian farms are at high risk for fatal injury. This recently published Canadian analysis describes trends in fatal farm injury to children and young workers.