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February 27, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: The burning question
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Egg Farmers of Alberta launch Sustainability Report

The Egg Farmers of Alberta (EFA) launched news of the publication of its inaugural Sustainability Report at its recent annual meeting in Red Deer, Alberta.  The report is the first of its kind for Canada’s egg industry. The report is the culmination of EFA’s efforts throughout 2014 to develop a comprehensive sustainability strategy, which was done in collaboration with The Prasino Group and Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. >> Read full article

EFC and egg farming featured at Canadian Young Farmers’ Forum

More than 130 young farmers are gathering in Ottawa for the Canadian Young Farmers' Forum (CYFF) annual conference. Egg Farmers of Canada is proud to be sponsoring the conference for a second year, which will be focused on the theme Family Farming 2.0. – Preparing for 2050. >> Read full article

Dribble bar manure application

A dribble bar could be used to apply manure in many situations, such as into a wheat crop at the same time that commercial nitrogen is applied, or before planting in canola, corn or soybeans. >> Read full article

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The burning question

Finding a way of turning poultry bedding into a valuable resource in a cost-effective way is difficult. But it didn’t stop B.C. Agriculture Research and Development Corporation (ARDCorp), B.C. Sustainable Poultry Farming Group (SPFG), Ritchie-Smith Feeds and Diacarbon Energy, from trying. The groups optimistically embarked on a trial to turn this material back into fodder. >> Learn More…

 
 Event Calendar 
 

Western Farm Show

March 4-6, 2015
Location:Progress Building, Canada Building, West & East Annex & Agriplex, Western Fair District, London, ON >> More Info

Ottawa Valley Farm Show

March 10-12, 2015
Location: Ernst and Young Centre, Ottawa, ON >> More Info

Midwest Poultry Federation Convention

March 17-19, 2015
Location: Saint Paul River Centre, Saint Paul, Minn. >> More Info