Farmers who suffered financial losses from severe frost last June, will now have access to funding to help them recover and prepare for the upcoming harvest season. for more information, Click Here
Is the customer always right? That depends on whose bull is being scored. One veterinarian shares his thoughts on why we might need to tip the industry upside down when it comes to breeding soundness exams. Click here for the full article
On-Farm Safety Inspection Workshop – Feb 22
Have you ever wondered how an Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) inspection occurs? What do Inspectors look for on your farm? Is your farm ready for an inspection visit? Learn about how an OHS inspection works on a farm, what your requirements are and how to create a safe farm workplace. A “mock” inspection will be conducted by OHS Inspectors and be solely educational.
Where: Viking Crest Farm Ltd.
4744 Highway 6, Shinimicas
When: 10am on Friday, February 22
Register by February 20 so we can be sure to have enough coffee to go around! Please respect the farm’s biosecurity practices by ensuring you wear clean footwear and clothing. Footbaths will be provided.
Substance Abuse in the Workplace – March 7
Have you ever wondered as an employer how to deal with substances abuse in the workplace (e.g. alcohol, cannabis)? Take the opportunity to learn what you need to know about substance use policy and procedures, identifying and addressing workplace impairment and more.
Where: Berwick Fire Hall
When: 9am – 1pm on March 7th
Member Cost: $75
Register by February 28.