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Practising good hygiene will help slow the spread of disease.

Best practices for on-farm sanitation

COVID-19: Farm safety program has issued guidelines for farmers

The Keystone Agricultural Producers and the Manitoba Farm Safety Program have issued a list of ‘best practices’ for Manitoba farmers to stay safe and healthy during the COVID-19-affected spring season. The recommendations include familiarizing yourself with the current recommendations from the province regarding safe social distancing and limiting your and your family’s social interaction with

KAP’s carbon tax position pre-April 20

At its advisory council April 20, KAP delegates passed several resolutions to KAP’s carbon tax policy, including a call to review all options, including a GST-style approach so farmers could get carbon taxes in products they buy rebated. The following is KAP’s carbon tax policy as of March 30, which was reaffirmed at the April


Who Owns The Carbon Credits?

Keystone Agricultural Producers has received numerous phone calls since the announcement regarding beneficial management practices (BMPs) under the Environmental Farm Action Program (EFAP) and Manitoba Sustainable Agriculture Practices Program (MSAPP) Sept. 2, 2009. The calls were regarding confusion about who owns the project-related carbon credits. The application form states that carbon offsets (if any) achieved