Category Archives: Industry News & Events

NS Open Farm Day – September 16, 2018

Registration is now open for the 17th Annual Open Farm Day! Forms can be found on the Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture website.

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YCC Spring 2018 Survey

The Young Cattlemen’s Council (YCC) is surveying young cattle producers in Canada to gain insights into issues they are facing. The information collected in this survey is for information purposes and will only be used by the YCC. Those that … Continue reading

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Atlantic Stockyards Sale – Saturday, May 26, 2018

Please see the below information, regarding a sale occurring this Saturday, May 26th at Atlantic Stockyards: Herd Dispersal of Benvie Farms – Saturday May 26 Atlantic Stockyards noon start -125 milk cows, Holstein grades, 55 bred heifers, 28 dry cows, … Continue reading

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2018 Environmental Stewardship Award

The 2018 Environmental Stewardship Award is Open for Applications! Do you know of a farm that has undertaken projects to protect soil, water or wildlife habitat? Nominate them for Nova Scotia’s Farm Environmental Stewardship Award! To be eligible for the … Continue reading

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4-H NS Royal Beef Team Sponsorship

Please see the below image regarding how to sponsor the 4-H NS Royal Beef Team on their travels to the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair for the National Junior Beef Heifer Show.

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Grow Nova Scotia

Grow Nova Scotia is holding meetings in both Berwick and Falmouth to discuss the importance of increasing local food in schools. Contact Shelly at 902-774-0528 or shelly@agri-futures.ns.ca for more information. Grow Nova Scotia – Berwick Meeting Info Grow Nova Scotia … Continue reading

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What’s That Light Article

Mike McMorris, AgSights, released an article he wrote which focuses on the 2018 Maritime Beef Conference and the beef industry. Click here to read the PDF article; What’s That Light Spring 2018  

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New USDA Import Permit Regulations

Effective May 1, 2018, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) will require USDA import permits for all live animal shipments via a land border port between Canada and Alaska. Please note this is … Continue reading

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Cumberland County Spring BBQ

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Canadian Beef Industry Conference

The NSCP are very pleased to announce they will provide registration for three people to attend the Canadian Beef Industry Conference, to be held in London, Ontario from August 14th-16th, 2018. Please contact the office for an application, at 902-895-0581 … Continue reading

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