Category Archives: Industry News & Events

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 … Continue reading

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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:   … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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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CCA Industry Update

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 … Continue reading

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