International Sustainable Smart Farming Seminar March 15-16, 2018 Dalhousie Agricultural Campus, Dalhousie University Registration fee: $60 (includes access to entire program, ticket to banquet, lunch and all coffee breaks) Join Dalhousie Agricultural Campus’ Precision Agriculture team as they host a two-day seminar on smart farming technologies on March 15–16, 2018. Workshop participants will include individuals from government, high value crop producers, processors, academia, private agricultural […]
The Nova Scotia Cattle Producers Dealer Meeting scheduled for February 1, 2018 will now take place at Atlantic Stockyards starting at 12pm. Please remember, you will be electing an eligible member to the NSCP Board of Directors at this meeting. Please ensure that your license renewal form, reporting and remittances have been submitted in advance of this meeting. If you have any questions, please let […]
The 2018 Elite Beef Expo will be August 24-26th at the Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition grounds; more details to follow.
The Maritime Beef Council is offering a 20% discount on single conference rates for up to 100 4-H members! Please book online for verification of 4-H status: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/maritime-beef-conference-2018-tickets-40609665603 For questions, please contact the 2018 Maritime Beef Conference Coordinator: email@example.com, or call 506-260-0872
The registration for the 2018 Saltscapes Expo is open and the early booking rates have been extended until January 31, 2018. If you are interested in registering for this “buy local” weekend event, please see the below link: http://mailchi.mp/saltscapes/2018-saltscapes-expo-registrations-now-open?e=1069298e8a
“CFIA’s proposed animal identification and livestock traceability regulatory amendments may require all livestock operations to have a valid PID and use it to report animal movement data to the Canadian Livestock Tracking System (CLTS) database.” For more information, please click the following link to read the article in the Canadian Cattlemen Association: http://mailchi.mp/cattle/cca-action-news-ezouu7j6jl-248165#four
Memorial University’s Safety Net Centre for Occupational Health and Safety Research have created a short online survey. They are gathering information regarding tractor safety and producers within Atlantic Canada. To participate in this survey, please see the below link: http://survey.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9vP6ffENadG5SoB ….
Below are the dates, times and locations for all upcoming Zone Meetings. These begin Monday, January 8th.
The first Atlantic Cow-Calf Survey has been extended to January 31, 2018! This survey is designed for cow-calf producers in NB, NL, NS and PEI. The survey is a series of production based questions about your 2017 calf crop. The questions are based on the cow-calf surveys completed previously in Western Canada and Ontario. The survey should take approximately 40 minutes to complete. After completing […]
Please keep a look-out for this Tractor Safety Survey from Memorial University’s SafetyNet Centre for Occupational Health and Safety Research. This is being distributed shortly within Atlantic Canada.