Oct 9, 2020 Regular meeting

2021 Summer Tour Canceled, Minutes and Agendas posted. The agendas and approved minutes from the Committee's regular meetings can be found on our website for anyone who is interested. The Committee received for information a letter from Brazeau County regarding the cancelation of the 2021 summer tour. The Committee's regular meeting included the addition of …

Strychnine the Underlying Issues

Strychnine resolutions, some things to consider... The case for removing registration for Richardson Ground Squirrel (RGS) control with strychnine is pretty solid. The right people were included in the discussion, and research paid for by our local industry/interest groups was commissioned specifically to inform the decision. So where do we go from here? RGS infestations …

Fusarium graminearum

The conversation continues.... On September 1, 2020, Corey Beck, Chairman of the ASB Provincial Committee organized a meeting with the Jake Kotowich, Executive Director of the Crop Health and Assurance Branch, and Krista Zuzak, Chief Provincial Plant Health Officer to discuss the deregulation of Fusarium graminearum. Krista presented a thorough overview of the multi-year Fusarium …

Animal Health Emergency Training

Click here to be directed to the AHEM website to register for workshops throughout August and September and access resources for producers, policy makers, and veterinarians who may have to deal with an Animal Health Emergency. https://animalhealth.ca/ahem/workshops "The Animal Health Emergency Management (AHEM) project develops industry relevant resources to minimize the impacts of serious livestock …

Resources for Managing Fusarium

Deregulation of Fusarium has us all asking "now what?". The ASB committee has written to the minister and has requested a meeting for later in August, still waiting on the specifics. https://keepingitclean.ca/cereals/fusarium In the meantime here is a site that may be of interest to pass on to your producers. https://keepingitclean.ca/cereals/fusarium The website contains downloadable …