Agriculture Matters

We are proud to serve the agriculture community in the Fraser Valley.  From poultry bedding to berry field weed control, we value the relationships we’ve built with our local farmers.

SALE! Sawdust for berry plants

Take advantage of our two week SALE on sawdust for berry fields!!
Call us today to arrange for delivery to your farm.
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Click here for more information about berry sawdust.

Sale Ends March 15, 2014.

Contact Michelle at our office for more information – 604-823-6647 or 1-888-933-6269.

We are hiring!

We are currently accepting applications for a Sawdust installer labourer, working with our sawdust Blower trucks.

You will be working in a team with drivers, installing sawdust into poultry barns on various farms through the Fraser Valley.

Job details & requirements:
-day shift, hours vary per day (some overtime required)
-heavy lifting is required
-available to work Monday through Friday and the occasional Saturday
-valid Class 5 drivers license and a clean driving record
-a team player
-responsible, self-motivated

-pre-employment drug test will be required.

Wage: $15/hour training wage to start, with overtime after 9 hours.

Increase with experience; extended benefits after 6 months of employment.
The candidate must also be neat in appearance and have a strong desire to be an important part of an expanding company that promotes the importance of a family atmosphere in a working environment. Become a member of our wonderful team!

Please drop off or email:
– Completed Job Application Form
– your resume
– current drivers abstract (available at the BC Government Agency office)

to: Denbow
40874 Yale Rd. West (by Vedder Canal), Chilliwack, B.C.
http://www.denbow.com

We thank all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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A blower truck at a poultry barn

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Sawdust barn floor before sawdust

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Barn floor with freshly installed sawdust

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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A sawdust installer working

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Sawdust installers work with drivers to place sawdust smoothly in poultry barns

 

 

 

 

 

Funding announced for berry industry

An investment of more than $2.8 million was announced recently for the development of innovative production practices and quality pest management tools for Canada’s berry industry… and it will be utilized in our local Lower Mainland.  Read the full story here.

Denbow produces and delivers mulch for berry root protection.

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Southlands – Vancouver’s equestrian community

Denbow delivers horse bedding to various clients in the Southlands equestrian community – a piece of country in Vancouver where equestrian riders enjoy their sport just steps away from big-city careers.

Check out this interesting article about the Southlands community: http://www.wevancouver.com/news/242630231.html?mobile=true

 

Family Christmas Breakfast & team photo

Last Saturday, we had a wonderful time at Denbow’s annual Family Christmas Breakfast.  Employees, spouses and kids all enjoyed a delicious breakfast at the Best Western Rainbow Country Inn, as well as fun games & gifts!

We also took the opportunity to take a team photo – both with Denbow staff, as well as with all the families.  Aren’t we a great looking bunch?!

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Refreshing our Equipment

You might have noticed that Denbow’s trucks are sporting a new look these days!

We’ve been working on new paint and decals on our trucks with our new logo and colours.  What a difference that makes!

Truck #807 before and after new paint and decals!

Truck #807 before and after new paint and decals!

Soon we will start with new wraps on our trailers – check back soon to see the design… or see us on the road!

Equestrian Bedding

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Ask us about bonus AIR MILES for new equestrian bedding clients on your first order delivered in the month of November and you will earn 100 bonus AIR MILES reward miles!

We supply a variety of sawdust types to meet our customer’s unique needs.  Cypress Sawdust is preferred sawdust/shavings for horse bedding. It is produced locally at our coastal sawmills.   Spruce Pine Fir (SPF) is another option. It is drier sawdust from the interior; is white in colour and a different cut.

We also supply wood chips, ground cover and hog fuel for a variety of applications.  Delivery is available in various quantities and in bulk push-out delivery or blown directly into barns, paddocks and other areas.

View our informational Horse Bedding PDF:

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Marketplace Chaplains

One of Denbow’s company values is ‘Community’.  This encompasses the community in which we do business in, as well as the community of Denbow employees.  Owner Bill Boesterd places a high value on people and because of this, he has enlisted Marketplace Chaplains Canada to help provide ‘Exceptional Employee Care’.

Marketplace Chaplains Canada provides care for Denbow employees and their families.   Our chaplains visit Denbow once a week, checking in with employees and making themselves available.  Employees are encouraged to utilize the chaplains if they need to talk about anything – issues at work, in their personal life, or if a crisis situation arises.  The professionally trained and experienced Chaplains build relationships of trust and confidence and are on call at all hours to help out with any life issues.  Bill tells his employees “I hope this provides an opportunity for you to be heard around concerns or suggested improvements, for you and your family to be cared for during a tough time, and a host of other care opportunities.”

If you are interested in learning more about Marketplace Chaplains, please visit  www.mchap.ca.

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