The Canadian Beef Check-Off Agency (the Agency) held their Annual General Meeting virtually this year, occurring September 24, 2020. Larry Weatherby, NSCP Chair, was re-elected to the board as the Primary Producers representative for Nova Scotia, as well as Chair of the Governance Committee. If you were unable to catch the AGM live, a recording can be found on the Agency’s YouTube channel.
Thank you to Senator Colin Deacon for visiting NSCP Chair Larry Weatherby’s farm and learning about the Nova Scotian beef industry and its sustainability practices.
Visit the Canadian Beef Check-Off website to register for the upcoming virtual Annual General Meeting, or to view the AGM handbook or Annual Report.
ORCHARD HILL FARM – FEMALE PRODUCTION SALE October 1, 2020 at Atlantic Stockyards Limited Beginning at 12:00 PM Selling approx. 25 home raised Simmental/cross bred heifers, as well as a small group of 3 year olds, all due to calve from Oct.-Dec. For photos, visit www.atlanticstockyards.com For video of the herd, visit YouTube and search “Orchard Hill Farm” then click on the round picture […]
The Federal Government announced August 31, 2020 that the deadline for applying for the Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) has been extended to October 31, 2020, making the program accessible longer to Canadians. Additional information can be found on the Government of Canada website.
The Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture (NSDA) is launching a survey looking at the effects COVID-19 has had on direct sales patterns within the Agriculture Industry. Primary producers and producers who value-add are being encouraged to participate in the survey if they direct sell to consumers. For the NSDA survey, direct sales are defined as “Farm to customer through farm gate, farmers market, online ecommerce, […]
Nova Scotia’s newest CAP Program is now available: The Cattle Industry Enhancement Program This program seeks to improve industry competitiveness and resilience through disease prevention and control, enhancing animal health and welfare and improving genetic potential. Application deadline: December 31, 2020