Dr. Medhat Nasr was involved in the creation of this management tool, and states that the document is … “not only for the USA but included Canada. For registered products in Canada you will see the Canadian flag next to the USA flag.”
The report entitled Canadian Best Management Practices for Honey Bee Health was commissioned for discussion purposes by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) on behalf of the Bee Health Roundtable, an industry-government forum. It was produced by: Les Eccles, Melanie Kempers, Raquel Mijares Gonzalez, Daniel Thurston & Dan Borges. And it’s available here: CLICK ON THIS LINK.
Love bees? Well then, you have between October 7 through November 19 to check out an exhibit at Saskatchewan Craft Council that will take you on a walk through the hive! An excerpt from the News Release: “Created by multi-media artist Monique Martin – Continuous must be experienced. Your eyes are grabbed by the floor-to-ceiling
The review of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program has been completed by the Standing Committee and was submitted to Parliament this week. There are very few changes that directly impact the Ag-stream sector of the TFWP process. The recommendations that seem will most impact beekeepers are highlighted below: No direct changes to SAWP; Removal of
We are attempting to make more aware of the services our Association has to offer to all grain and oilseed farmers as well as Equipment Dealers and farm related businesses. We are hosting our Annual Convention and Machinery Trade Show in Saskatoon this December and invite everyone of interest to attend. The cost of registration
Federal, provincial and territorial ministers of agriculture endorsed the Emergency Management Framework for Agriculture in Canada in July 2016. Included in this endorsement was the development of a national plant and animal health strategy as a key deliverable for the Framework. A national plant and animal health strategy will bring FPT governments, industry and other stakeholders together to
Click on this link to read the CBC news article, Canadian beekeepers face plummeting honey prices as harvest wraps up, posted September 2, 2016.
To address the shortage of workers in agriculture, the Canadian Agricultural Human Resources Council has implemented a pilot project with the Saskatchewan Abilities Council to match job seekers and ag employers through their Partners in Employment Offices in Saskatoon, Regina, Yorkton and Swift Current, and other employment agencies throughout Saskatchewan. Please click on this link for
Saskatchewan Abilities Council’s Partners in Employment division “provides Supported Employment services that assist both job seekers and employers”. There are offices in Regina, Moose Jaw, Saskatoon, Swift Current and Yorkton. If you are interested in finding out more about the program and the services they offer to employers and job seekers, click on this link to take
Report on the Meeting with the Federal Minister of Agriculture, Minister MacAulay: On February 8, 2016, Simon Lalonde, President of the SBDC and I, Sara Comerford, Vice President of the SBA, along with about 25 other stake holders in agriculture, had the opportunity to meet with the Federal Minister of Agriculture, Minister MacAulay in Saskatoon.