Category Archives: Industry News & Events

Agency Elects Board Members at AGM

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 … Continue reading

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Senator Deacon Visits Larry Weatherby’s Farm

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.

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Canadian Beef Check-Off AGM

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.

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Orchard Hill Farm Female Production Sale

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 … Continue reading

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VBP+ Webinar

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Advisory Direct Sales Producers

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 … Continue reading

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The Cattle Industry Enhancement Program

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, … Continue reading

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MP Sean Fraser Visits Six Maples Farm

Thank you to MP Sean Fraser for visiting Six Maples Farm and discussing with Danny and Alicia King the importance of the beef industry, as well as their farm’s environmental stewardship efforts!

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Stockyard offers regional market opportunities for Atlantic producers

Atlantic Stockyards Limited was highlighted in Canadian Cattlemen, in an article discussing “one of the few remaining livestock markets in the region”. “It’s a great opportunity for local farmers to bring livestock here to be sold as opposed to a drover coming … Continue reading

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Transportation Regulation Manifests and Training

The NSCP have resources available for producers regarding the transportation regulation amendments earlier this year. CFIA resources can be found within the Animal Health section of our website, as well as a fillable livestock manifest. Beginning September 1, 2020, manifest … Continue reading

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