GFM Network News


Raising awareness about grain entrapment

The Alberta Canola Producers Commission and its Prairie counterparts have joined the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association to raise awareness of the threat of grain entrapment. “It is imperative that farm safety remain a top priority for our industry,” said Stuart Holmen, an ACPC director and producer from Paradise Valley. “We all feel strongly that educational […] Read more

Producers wanted for labour focus group

Meting to take place on Nov. 12 in Red Deer, Alta.

Producers are being sought for a focus group on labour and skill shortages in agriculture. The focus group will meet on Nov. 12 at the Sheraton Hotel in Red Deer and is being hosted by Alberta Canola Producers and the Canadian Agricultural Human Resources Council. The council is working with farmers across Canada to develop […] Read more


Two-day course on hedging Prairie crops

Alberta Canola Producers and Alberta Wheat commissions are co-hosting a two-day course on hedging Prairie crops. Attendees will learn from experts how futures and options relate to local cash prices for western Canadian crops, and how to manage price risks for their farms. The course, created in co-operation with FarmLink Marketing Solutions, will be held […] Read more