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AgSafe Alberta offering free safety programs for farmers

New producer-run organization has free advisers who can make visits to help you improve farm safety


Newly formed AgSafe Alberta now has boots on the ground, says extension co-ordinator Donna Trottier. “There are a couple of things that we want farmers out there to know,” she said at the recent Canadian Agricultural Safety Association conference. “We have three advisers who are available to come out to your farm and help introduce […] Read more

Farm safety expert Donna Trottier will be sharing some practical strategies for building a farm safety program at the upcoming FarmTech Conference.

Find ‘your own reasons’ to make your farm safer, says expert

Finding time is often the biggest hurdle, but farm safety expert Donna Trottier says 
the key is to start small and build on that

It’s been one year since Alberta’s controversial farm and ranch safety legislation came into effect, and the jury is still out as to whether the act is actually making farms across the province safer. But preventing agriculture-related injuries is “pretty complex,” and legislation alone can’t bear that load without some support from training and education, […] Read more