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NB farm adds pandemic preparedness to lengthy to-do list
Frank focuses on human resources, which now includes COVID issues. André looks after mechanical equipment. And I am the field guy.” PLENTY OF ...

New AANB CEO thrown in the deep end during COVID-19
For these past 23 years, I have worked in the field of agriculture with the ... a committee to find some solutions to this as well as to other farm labour ...

Farm technician now a designated trade in Nova Scotia
Farm technicians work on farms that raise livestock and grow crops and fibres. They demonstrate agriculture production, technical, and leadership skills, ...

'Crisis within a crisis:' Union calls for better migrant worker protections amid COVID fallout
Canada's largest food processing workers union is calling for sweeping changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker program in the fallout of COVID-19 ...

Shortage of workers threatens harvests
“BCFGA staff can provide on-farm orientation to fruit harvesters before the work starts – this is proven to increase worker retention,” general manager ...

One welfare: The human mental wellness link to animal welfare
... farmers on their own farms, putting the health and welfare of their children and families at risk, and risking the health and safety of their animals, too.

Manitoba Pork Council seeking new general manager
The Manitoba Pork Council is looking for a new general manager. Andrew Dickson, who has had the job since early 2005, is stepping down Jan. 31, 2021. Andrew Supplied “You get to a...

First 10 women inducted into Cdn. ag halls of fame
First 10 women inducted into Cdn. ag halls of fame ... In 1963, Dunlap became the first woman inducted into the Canadian ... Used Farm Equipment

Is your farm transition on-track?
Whether you call it a succession plan or a transition plan, if the very idea makes you wince, you’re not alone. Canada’s farmers are older than ever — according to Statistics Canada, more farmers are...

How COVID-19 could forever change the way Ontarians buy food
After the pandemic shut down markets, small farms from the across the ... chains were disrupted, foreign labour dependencies were compromised, and ...

Minister says growth in traditional agriculture sectors is 'most promising'
We have made progress on labour supply, ensuring thousands of temporary foreign workers were able to safely self-isolate and travel to B.C. farms.

FCC optimistic about ag sector
Farm Credit Canada is striding bullishly into 2020-21, despite the impact of the pandemic that hit its 2019-20 returns. The agricultural lender and federal agency remains committed to boosting its...

Some MPs signal support for extending permanent residency to migrant farm labourers
As the pandemic brings renewed attention to the vulnerability of migrant workers in the agriculture sector, some MPs are ...

What can we do to make sure our society's 'new normal' is also a 'good normal'?
Seasonal farm labour is essential to Ontario's agricultural industry, because food is essential to the lives of its citizens. Front-line providers ...

COVID-19: Ottawa aide les pêcheurs touchés par les impacts économiques
... du secteur de la transformation alimentaire qui doivent assumer la quarantaine de 14 jours imposée aux travailleurs étrangers temporaires.

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