Due to a number of recent announcements on new protocols to help reduce the spread of COVID-19, the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) have updated the Guidelines for Canadian Cattle Sales in 2020-2021. Please note that this resource has been developed with a national focus and are recommended best practice guidelines.
Deputy Prime Minister Freeland announced changes to the CEBA program that will open the loan program up to businesses that have been operating from personal banking accounts. According to the Finance Departments backgrounder (see here), to be eligible, businesses: must have been operating as a business as of March 1, 2020, must successfully open a business account at a Canadian financial institution that is participating […]
The NSCP are proud to have joined forces with Dairy Farmers of Nova Scotia for the Climate Adaptation Leadership Program (CALP)! The CALP is a federally and provincially funded program that is delivered through Nova Scotia Environment’s Climate Change Unit. We can’t wait to begin!
Check out Beef Cattle Research Council’s newest blog Bale Grazing Checks The Boxes For Three Canadian Producers to read about how local producer John Duynisveld utilizes bale grazing on his farm in Wallace, NS.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is launching a 45-day consultation period from September 30, 2020, to November 15, 2020, to seek feedback and to inform upcoming changes to the Feeds Regulations. If you wish to participate in this consultation, please send your feedback by November 15, 2020.
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.