COVID-19 is giving us some brand-new life lessons. Together, we are following government directives designed to keep us healthy and to stop the spread of the virus.
With increasing concerns about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak within our province, Battle River Power Coop is adding precautions to our already diligent practices to ensure continuity in our power distribution.
Building Wellness on the Farm is the theme of Ag Safety Week 2020. The theme recognizes that safety goes beyond equipment maintenance, safe use of materials and appropriate personal protective equipment.
Why should you never approach a downed powerline? What are behaviors to avoid around electrical structures like pad mount transformers? What should you do if you are in a car that hits a power pole?
Cooperative businesses provide more than goods and services. They are also a source of rural opportunity.
Two-thirds of Albertans have at least one cooperative membership, yet many coop members will have difficulty explaining what a coop is.
On January 31, 2020 the Farm Freedom and Safety Act came into effect, replacing the Enhanced Protection for Farm and Ranch Workers Act enacted by the previous Alberta government.
Alberta farmers are increasingly tech-savvy, using computer programs to calculate the need for soil additives, determine the best feed mix for dairy cattle, and regulate the environment in poultry barns, to name just a few applications.
The Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) is the independent agency that oversees Alberta’s electricity system and balances the supply of electricity with what's needed.
Albertans work outdoors in the winter, shoveling sidewalks, clearing driveways, feeding and watering animals, and working on jobsites. Safety experts agree on basic precautions while working outdoors in cold weather.