AgSafe has launched a new free safety self-assessment web tool for B.C.’s agriculture organizations and other naturally aligned industries.
George Heyman, B.C. Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, has sent the following letter to his federal counterpart, Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change.
Heyman’s letter, in response to correspondence received from McKenna on April 26, 2018, can be viewed here: https://news.gov.bc.ca/files/316322_McKenna_FINAL_SIGNED.PDF
Date: May 3, 2018
- Well planned manure applications are acceptable on most fields that are seeded, will be seeded within two weeks, and/or well-established grasses.
- Avoid manure applications on wet fields and/or saturated soils.
- It is the producer’s responsibility to apply manure in a manner that will not create runoff to surface water, to off field locations, and/or leaching below the root zone.
- Do not apply manure prior to significant rain events.