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TELUS Agriculture will give an extra $1 to the BC Agriculture Council for each interplay with #Right hereForFarmers on social media

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TELUS Agriculture is committing $100,000 to support British Columbia farmers, farms, households, and livestock that proceed to be affected by the unprecedented climate occasions and catastrophic flooding that despatched the province right into a state of emergency earlier this month. TELUS Agriculture will give $50,000 to the BC Agriculture Council, supporting its emergency fund for farmers, and $50,000 of in-kind support in veterinary companies, consolation kits, and community entry. TELUS Agriculture may also give $1 for each interplay with #Right hereForFarmers on social media up to $10,000 to the BC Agriculture Council.

“At TELUS Agriculture, we are committed to creating better food outcomes, and that commitment includes supporting our agriculture communities when disaster strikes,” mentioned John Raines, President, TELUS Agriculture. “It is an honour for our team to lend our support to British Columba’s farming community as they continue to deal with the effects of the unprecedented flooding to their homes and livelihoods. Our team is thinking of those affected and we are committed to supporting the community as they assess, recover, and rebuild.”

The BC Agriculture Council’s {industry} associations are connecting instantly with farmers to decide their quick, short-term, and longer-term wants whereas working to discover options with authorities, insurance coverage suppliers, volunteer coordinators, and lots of different service suppliers, together with TELUS Agriculture. The BC Agriculture Council is directing the funds in direction of crucial wants to assist farmers get again on their toes.

From November 30 to December 14, 2021, TELUS Agriculture will likely be working a social media marketing campaign referred to as #Right hereForFarmers to deliver consciousness of the catastrophe’s influence, sharing first hand tales from farmers about the influence this disaster has had on them. The social media marketing campaign will give an extra $1 for each interplay with the #Right hereForFarmers marketing campaign, up to $10,000, over and above TELUS Agriculture’s dedication of $50,000 to the BC Agriculture Council.

TELUS Agriculture has provided veterinary service support to the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association and the Society of BC Veterinarians to support reduction efforts on the floor as wanted.

To support British Columba’s farming group entry healthcare, the TELUS Health MyCare digital care app is free to obtain and presents a sturdy suite of companies, together with some lined by provincial medical insurance, equivalent to licensed medical professionals in quite a few languages and specialist referrals and entry to psychological well being counsellors. TELUS Health sufferers who have been evacuated and usually obtain prescriptions by dwelling supply can contact us at 1-877-796-7979 to reroute their prescription to one other location or to an accessible pharmacy if wanted instantly.

About TELUS Agriculture

TELUS Agriculture leverages expertise and knowledge to allow a greater stream of knowledge throughout the agriculture and meals {industry}. We ship higher meals outcomes for shoppers, whereas enabling cross-industry collaboration, with options that drive efficiencies and revenue for farmers and ranchers, agribusinesses, and meals, beverage, shopper items and retail firms. TELUS Agriculture’s rising listing of options consists of farm administration software program, precision agronomy, traceability, provide chain and commerce promotion administration. TELUS Agriculture is backed by a workforce of over 1,500 consultants throughout Canada, the USA, Mexico, Brazil, the United Kingdom, Slovakia, Armenia, Germany, China, and Australia.

For extra data please go to telus.com/agriculture, comply with us @TELUS_Ag on Twitter and TELUS Agriculture on LinkedIn.

For media inquiries, please contact:

Sacha Gudmundsson
TELUS Public Relations
sacha.gudmundsson@telus.com