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Celebrating Women in Agriculture: Wellness, Safety and Leadership

This International Women’s Day, the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) is celebrating farm women and their experiences and contributions surrounding wellness, safety, and leadership. A recent research project from Farm Management Canada, which CASA contributed to, has highlighted the unique experiences of farm women and their valuable work on family farms. The study, Expanding Opportunities […]

Canadian Agricultural Safety Association Reveals New Branding and Welcomes New Board Members during Annual General Meeting 

Canadian Agricultural Safety Association Reveals New Branding and Welcomes New Board Members during Annual General Meeting  Winnipeg, November 2, 2023: The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) has unveiled a fresh new look and announced the results of its board elections during its recent Annual General Meeting. CASA, a national, not-for-profit  organization dedicated to promoting safety […]

Justin Birch

After a baler injury, Justin Birch can now move and stack hay bales easily with the addition of a coverall building. September 20, 2020, was just a regular day on the farm for Justin Birch – until everything changed. Birch, who runs a third-generation beef farm near the east end boundary of Ottawa, was doing […]

More Firefighters Trained than ever through CASA’s BeGrainSafe Program

Winnipeg, MB, February 1, 2023 – The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) is pleased to announce that over 600 firefighters from 25 fire departments were trained on how to respond to grain entrapment incidents through BeGrainSafe, CASA’s grain safety program from February through November 2022. 2022 marks a 30 percent increase of firefighters trained from 2021.   “The continued […]

Agriculture Financial Services Corporation Supports the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association’s Grain Safety Efforts

August 2, 2022 Winnipeg MB: The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) is pleased to announce Agriculture Financial Services Corporation (AFSC) has contributed $10,000 to bring grain safety programming to communities across Alberta. “Sponsors like Agriculture Financial Services Corporation make all the difference to the success of the program,” says Lori Derkesn, CASA’s Director of Development. […]

Grower Organizations Join Forces with CASA to Bring BeGrainSafe to Canadian Communities

June 21, 2022 Winnipeg, MB: The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) is pleased to announce on-going partnerships with Canadian Canola Growers Association (CCGA), the Saskatchewan Canola Development Commission (SaskCanola), Manitoba Canola Growers Association (MCGA), Alberta Canola Producers Commission (ACPC), Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission (Sask Wheat), and Alberta Wheat Commission (Alberta Wheat) to continue to bring […]

Safety Day Program Works to Reach Children in Schools and Communities

Applications are now being accepted for the 2023 calendar year. June 14, 2022, Winnipeg Manitoba – The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association, the Canadian partner of the Progressive Agriculture Foundation Safety Day® (PAF Safety Day) program reminds returning PAF Safety Day Coordinators interested in hosting a Community- or School-based PAF Safety Day in 2023 to apply […]

Long-time Sponsor G3 Supports Firefighter Training Through the BeGrainSafe Program

Winnipeg, MB, March 29, 2022 – The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA), is pleased to announce that long-time sponsor G3 has committed $45,000 to BeGrainSafe for 2022. G3 is a BeGrainSafe Safety Champion. G3 has partnered with CASA since 2016 for delivery of BeGrainSafe, a program developed in response to increased grain entrapment fatalities. In 2022, […]

Syngenta Supports the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association’s Farm Safety Programs

Winnipeg, MB, February 01, 2022  – The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) is pleased to announce that Syngenta Canada has generously donated $25,000 to support farm safety programs.  CASA works to promote farm safety through resources, training, and partnerships. CASA farm safety programs equip farmers, farm families, farm workers and farming communities with information and […]

The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association trains over 450 firefighters to BeGrainSafe

Winnipeg, MB, December 14, 2021 – The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) is pleased to announce that over 450 firefighters in 19 training sessions were trained how to respond to grain entrapment incidents through BeGrainSafe, CASA’s grain safety program in 2021. This is the most training and sessions held in one year since the inception of the program.    “Even with […]

The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association Welcomes 2021-2022 Board of Directors

Winnipeg, MB, November 9, 2021 – – The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) welcomes one new board member for 2021-2022.  Peter Sykanda, Farm Policy Analyst with the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA), was elected by CASA’s membership to the seven-person Board of Directors. Sykanda manages a diverse portfolio for OFA and has expertise in a number of critical issues for farmers, […]

The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association celebrates the first annual BeGrainSafe Week

August 16, 2021 – Winnipeg MB: The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association is pleased to announce the first annual BeGrainSafe Week will take place August 16-23, 2021.   CASA’s grain safety program, BeGrainSafe, works to raise awareness on the dangers associated with grain. In support of the inaugural BeGrainSafe week, CASA has developed resources, social media posts, public service announcements and safety advice articles with tips and information on how to be safe around grain.  […]

BASF launches Safety Scouts program to help keep children safe on the farm

Calgary, Alberta July 5, 2021 – BASF Canada Agricultural Solutions has launched its BASF Safety Scouts program as a fun and interactive way to support family farm safety. Through the new program, participants will receive a free safety vest and toolkit, as they prepare to take on the important role of an official Safety Scout. The program […]

FMC Canada Ltd. commits again to save lives through critical safety training

The CASA BeGrainSafe training unit gives unique hands-on experience to first responders and farmers   Mississauga, ON, June 16, 2021 – A bin full of grain can be dangerous, trapping someone who falls in. Thanks in part to funding from FMC Canada, more firefighters who get an urgent call for help will know how to save a life.  This is the […]

Canadian Agricultural Safety Association and Corteva Agriscience Canada enhance rural community safety through BeGrainSafe collaboration

Winnipeg, MB, June 8, 2021 – The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) and Corteva Agriscience Canada are pleased to announce their continued collaboration to enhance rural community safety through BeGrainSafe’s grain safety program through 2022.    The program, designed to save lives, provides rural fire departments with the training and specialized equipment needed to safely rescue individuals who become trapped in grain. […]

Alberta Wheat Commission continues to support Alberta communities through BeGrainSafe

Winnipeg, MB, June 3, 2021 – The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) is pleased to celebrate Alberta Wheat Commission’s generous support of the BeGrainSafe program for the sixth consecutive year. The BeGrainSafe program works to raise awareness about the dangers of grain entrapment to Canadian communities. This work is done through the BeGrainSafe.ca website, and […]

G3 is a Safety Champion for BeGrainSafe and rural fire departments

May 11, 2021 – Winnipeg, MB: The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA), is pleased to announce that long-time sponsor G3 has committed $45,000 to BeGrainSafe for 2021. G3 is a Safety Champion for the program, the top tier of support. G3 has partnered with CASA since 2016 for BeGrainSafe program development and delivery. In 2021, G3’s […]

Canadian Agricultural Safety Week Celebrates Safe & Strong Farms: Lead an AgSafe Canada in 2021

Canadian Agricultural Safety Week 2021 runs from March 14-20  Winnipeg, Manitoba, February 25, 2021: This March, the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) is encouraging all Canadians to celebrate Safe & Strong Farms.  Canadian Agricultural Safety Week (CASW) is an annual public campaign committed to raising awareness about the importance of safe agriculture. In 2021, Safe & Strong […]

G3 donates Life Saving Grain Rescue Equipment to Rural Alberta Fire Departments

August 26, 2020 Winnipeg, MB: The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA), in partnership with G3, is pleased to announce the donation of $25,000 worth of life-saving grain rescue equipment to several rural Alberta fire departments. Select fire departments located near G3’s new grain elevators in the Carmangay, Irricana, Morinville, Stettler County, Wetaskiwin and Vermilion areas […]

Corteva Agriscience collaborates with Canadian Agricultural Safety Association to equip fire departments with life-saving grain rescue equipment

July 22, 2020 Winnipeg, MB: The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) is pleased to announce a collaboration with Corteva Agriscience Canada to equip rural fire departments with the training and equipment needed for grain entrapment rescues. CASA’s grain safety program, BeGrainSafe, is designed to save lives and is generously supported by sponsors like Corteva. This support […]

Keeping Kids Safe on the Farm as Important as Ever

Communities are encouraged to complete applications to host a 2021 Safety Day Event. Winnipeg, MB, June 17, 2020: Since 2002, more than 157,000 children have participated in Progressive Agriculture Safety Day® events in Canada. The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) has been working with the Progressive Agriculture Foundation (PAF) to support volunteers that host these community-based […]

BASF and CASA launch online farm safety resource for children

Joint News Release Online hub provides families with interactive resources, tools and activities on farm safety CALGARY, April 23, 2020 – Through their continued partnership, BASF Agricultural Solutions Canada (BASF) and the Canadian Agriculture Safety Association (CASA) have announced the digital expansion of farm safety resources for children. BASF has supported Safety Days® for children […]