The donation comes at a time when front-line health care workers are in need of personal protective equipment, the UFA said in a news release this week. | Twitter/@UFAcooperative photo

UFA donates 4,800 N95 masks

The United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative has donated 4,800 N95 masks to help health-care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The donation comes at a time when front-line health care workers are in need of personal protective equipment, the UFA said in a news release this week. Chief operating officer Glenn Bingley said the decision was […] Read more

Robert Hampton's bison was shot and killed on his farm near Blueberry Mountain, Alta. | Robert Hampton photo

Alberta producer’s bison shot and killed

Robert Hampton suspects someone shot his bison for the thrill

An Alberta bison producer is hoping people will be on the lookout after someone allegedly shot and killed one of his animals. Robert Hampton, who farms near Blueberry Mountain, Alta., recently found that one of his pregnant bison had died from a gunshot wound. He discovered the animal lying down alone roughly nine metres from […] Read more

Producers looking to enhance safety on their farm or ranch can now apply for grants from the Alberta government. | Screencap via www.alberta.ca

Alta. farm safety grant program now open

Producers looking to enhance safety on their farm or ranch can now apply for grants from the Alberta government. The province recently announced it is now accepting applications for farm safety grants. Farms operations with paid, non-family employees can apply. The province announced the grant program earlier this summer as part of upcoming changes to […] Read more