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.
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“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.”
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Written by Jessika Guse, August 10, 2018
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.
The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) released an Industry Update July 20, 2018 titled: ‘CCA Welcomes New Public Engagement and Stakeholder Engagement Manager’. Jill Harvie will be taking over this role as of September 1, 2018.
Please click here to read the entire CCA Industry Update.
The Nova Scotia Cattle Producers are looking for an Ultrasound Technician Trainee to fulfill part time contract work, to be completed on an as needed basis.
The closing date for this position is August 1, 2018.
Ultrasound Technician Job Description[PDF]
The Programs and Business Risk Management (PBRM) division of the Department of Agriculture announced today the new “Small Farm Acceleration Program” has opened for application intake.
This program allows small farms to make significant strides in reaching or working towards commercial viability. This is open to new farmers, as well as existing farms with up to $60,000 gross commodity sales.
Additional information can be found here.
The beef judge for the 2018 NS Elite Beef Expo has been confirmed to be: Jamie O’Shea, from Denfield, Ontario.