Forage and Livestock Research on the farm

The Maritime Beef Council in collaboration with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) invite you to a tour of AAFC Nappan Research Farm, and the Maritime Beef Test Station. Tuesday August 12, 2014 11:00 am to 3:30 pm, rain or shine Current research studies include: Forage breeding and agronomy studies Improved perennial pasture and forage systems Livestock management Improved feed efficiency More details will follow soon […]

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CCA Town Hall Meeting

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Maritime cows headed to Russia, Kazakhstan for premium price

Local farmers can’t keep up with foreign demand for Hereford cows CBC News Cattle farmers in Nova Scotia have noticed an unusual export market opening up in Russia and Kazakhstan,¬†years after mad cow disease devastated the beef industry in Canada.Both countries want up to 100 Herefords a year from the Maritimes, a demand local breeders struggle to match. Larry and Pat Ward have a Hereford […]

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