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Invitation to complimentary webinar May 8th @ 8:30am
Province Takes Critical Steps to Help Businesses Adapt to New Environment
Will Teron of Tacoma Engineers and Gary van Bolderen of Dutch Masters speak at the CFBA's Annual Conference - story published in Ontario Dairy Farmer
Many Canadians have seen their jobs affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. Now is the time to take advantage of the many employment opportunities available in the agriculture and agri-food sector.
DCN reports: After many years of lobbying for changes to the National Building Code (NBC) and the National Fire Code pertaining to farm buildings, the end is near, Will Teron, principal at Tacoma Engineers, told delegates at this year’s Canadian Farm Builders Association (CFBA) conference.
Automated tracking and new fire extinguishing technology could reduce barn fires.
To include: construction projects that are due to be completed before October 4, 2020 and that would provide additional capacity in the production, processing, manufacturing or distribution of food, beverages or agricultural products.
Extending Construction Hours Will Help Keep Ontario Workers Safe
Regarding continuation of Building Inspection Services
Regarding clarification of Essential Workplaces
Prevention Practices Can Help Reduce the Risk of Barn Fires
As published by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs
At a course in Yorkton - one of two in Canada - you can learn to fly the dipping and diving spray planes.
Toronto-based cannabis grower Beleave Inc. recently announced it has received a building permit for its growing facility in London, Ont.
U of T Scarborough and Centennial College are partnering to establish the EaRTH District, Canada’s first net-zero vertical farm and living lab that will apply innovative technologies to food production in an urban setting.
Randy Drysdale, assistant vice-president of loss control and technical development at Farm Mutual Reinsurance, gave a presentation at the Canadian Farm Builders Association’s annual conference held in Stratford, Ont. at the end of February. He discussed loss prevention in farm buildings and the importance of building and rebuilding with resiliency in mind.
“We got 60 inches of snow in February and had some sheds and barns that caved in already, so we needed to be a little more proactive”. A dairy farmer from Edgar, Wis. recently displayed creativity in solving a winter problem.