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Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling

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Memo from Atlantic Beef Products

Dear Producers

In the event of Canada Post striking next week, the following options are available to you to receive payment from Atlantic Beef Products Inc. if you are not already set up for direct deposit:

1. Direct deposit into your bank account. If you are choosing this option, please provide a void cheque or email ABPI the following:
• Bank number
• Transit number
• Bank account number

b) E1.0
c) mail address – Payment notice will be sent to this address and is required for direct deposit to occur.

*** Send information to: Amanda Noonan (accountspayable@abpi.ca), 902 437 2727 ext 245. ***

2. Pick up cheque from the plant or wait for the strike to end for the cheque to be placed in the mail.

Thanks
Bruce Andrews
Procurement & Logistics Manager

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2018 Healthy Calf Conference

Veal Farmers of Ontario is having their 2018 Healthy Calf Conference on November 27th and November 29th this year. For more information and to register, check out their website at calfcare.ca and their Facebook page.

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Upcoming Workshops and Contests

Chainsaw Safety Awareness Workshop:

September 13th – Falmouth, NS: 9AM–4PM

(Register with info@farmsafetyns.ca by September 5th)

 

October 4th – Truro, NS: 9AM–4PM

(Register with info@farmsafetyns.ca by September 27th)

 

FSNS Member Cost: $75.00.

 

Youth Calendar Drawing Contest:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Register by September 30th at farmsafetyns.ca)

 

Youth Video Contest:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Register by September 30th at farmsafetyns.ca)

 

Progressive Ag Safety Day:

October 20th – Yarmouth, NS: 10AM-2PM (Register by October 15th by submitting an application form here.

For more information please visit farmsafety.ca, or contact Carolyn Van Den Heuvel at (902) 893-2293 or at cvandenheuvel@nsfa-fane.ca

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Cow Nutrition Workshop

Save the dates!

Please note to register by Thursday September 13, 2018.

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Canadian Agriculture Loans Act (CALA) Program

Part of the Canadian Agriculture Loans Act (CALA) Program, is to help farmers and agricultural co-operatives with funding and available loans. The CALA Program is working hard to get to know producers needs and current experiences with capital and land loans with and without this program.

Below is a survey, provided by the CALA Program.  Help them better understand Atlantic Farmer’s and agricultural co-operatives, needs in order to serve you better.

We appreciate your time.

CALA Survey (English)

CALA Survey (French)

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10 Tips To Stretch Forage Supplies

“Lack of forage due to dry conditions is weighing heavily on the minds of livestock producers across Canada. Manitoba’s Forage and Grassland Association (MFGA) recently released a list of tips on minimizing the impact of dry condition on forage supplies.

MFGA chair Darren Chapman says it’s all about being prepared in advanced, but sometimes even that can’t happen due to Mother Nature. Recent crop reports across the Prairies show most place are dry, which is close to a repeat of the year prior — meaning, farmers likely don’t have much carryover from last year’s storage.

Chapman says the MFGA came up with 10 tips on how to prep for the fall and winter when its dry.”

Click here to read the rest of the article.

Realagriculture
Written by Jessika Guse, August 10, 2018

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ABPI Premium to VBP+ Registered Beef Producers

Atlantic Beef Products Inc (ABPI) is going to start financially recognizing Atlantic Canada Beef Producers with a valid VBP+ status, beginning August 6, 2018.

There will be a $0.02/lb rail premium for all cattle graded AAA or higher who weigh >750 lbs from VBP+ registered producers.

ABPI Premium to VBP+ Registered Beef Producers [PDF]

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Obsolete Collection Campaign 2018

Cleanfarms will be in Nova Scotia for an Obsolete Collection Campaign, collecting unwanted pesticides and livestock medications, from November 5-16, 2018 in various locations.

Please note, this collection will not be commencing again until 2021.

Cleanfarms Obsolete Collection Campaign Poster [PDF]

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2018 NS Elite Beef Expo – One Week Entry Reminder

Entry forms for the 2018 NS Elite Beef Expo are due ONE WEEK from today – Thursday, August 2nd by 4:30pm.

Submit your entries today so you don’t miss out!

Entry forms can be found here.

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