It is with great enthusiasm that I start my new job at Dalhousie University early this year. My position is rooted in Beef Research, with the primary goal to assist the further development of beef production in the Maritimes. The Maritime Bull Test Station provides great conditions for conducting outstanding beef research and, consequently, conditions for developing a fruitful partnership between local beef producers and […]
Click on the image below to watch the Replay of the 2014 MBTS Sale
On Saturday April 4, 2014 the Maritime Beef Testing Society held is 41st Annual Breeding Stock Sale at their facility in Nappan Nova Scotia. Summary documents listed below will open in PDF format. A list of Bull and Heifer Lots with the purchase price: 2014 MBTS Lot Sales [PDF] A summary of Bulls and Heifers as well as sales by Province: 2014 Maritime Beef Test Station […]
The Annapolis County Federation of Agriculture spring livestock sales are April 26 and May 24 at the Exhibition grounds in Lawrencetown. For further information please contact Lloyd Evans at 902-825-4416.
The Lunenburg Queens Federation of Agriculture Livestock Sale will be held at the Bridgewater Exhibition Grounds on May 10th, beginning at 12:30 pm. Folks can contact Peter Morine for more information at (902) 527-3274.
This is a reminder that there will be a Feeder Sale on Saturday April 12, 2014 at Atlantic Stockyards; sale time is 10:00 am. Notes: Vaccinated cattle will be uniquely identified, all cattle will be sold by order of arrival. Vaccinated cattle must be accompanied by a vaccination declaration. Producers are encouraged to pre register all feeder cattle as early as possible – ASL will […]
41st ANNUAL BREEDING STOCK SALE : APRIL 5, 2014 stating at 1:00 pm 2014 MBTS Bull Sale Entries [PDF] 2014 MBTS Heifer Sale Entries [PDF] Full MBTS 2014 Sale Catalogue [PDF] The 2014 Sale will be streamed live on the internet and telephone bidding will be available. Hot Roast Beef Dinner at the Nappan United Church starting at 11:00 am 4-H Canteen on site
The Department of Agriculture’s Homegrown Success Program is now accepting applications and the program guidelines are available online. If you were unable to attend one of the information sessions that took place last month, please note that there have been some significant changes to the Program: 1. The overall funding cap has been reduced to $15,000 and the percentage that will be funded on projects […]