#AgSafety Leader – October 2016
Artique Farms & The Bar K Ranch
“A true advocate for safety she is always helping where she can”
Kayla knew that a career in agriculture was what she wanted. She set her sights on, and was accepted to, the University of the Fraser Valley agriculture program. Kayla graduated from the program and received certifications in Livestock and Milk Production, Integrated Pest Management, HACCP and Farm Safety. She is now a member of the UFV Alumni Association.
Farmers in the Fraser Valley quickly adopted her and contributed to her skill set and knowledge, and helping her to realize her place within the agricultural sector.
Kayla has moved back to the interior of B.C., working for two industry leading farms, Artique Farms and The Bar K Ranch. A true advocate for safety she is always helping where she can, offering insight and available 24 hours a day. Kayla is interested in the identification, treatment and prevention of injury and illness to both people and livestock.
She has developed and implemented Health and Safety programs on both of these Major operations and has recently made both of these Businesses Verified Beef! Kayla is now working towards several other H&S certifications such as COR, Pro-Action and Environmental Farm Plan.