Category Archives: Industry News & Events

Forage and Winter Feeding Workshop

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Safe Handling Course

Are you requiring a safe handling course?

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The Economic of Packing Plant Fires and Cattle Prices

August 20, 2019 – About two weeks ago, a fire at a Tyson meat packing plant destroyed about 5 to 6% of the nation’s beef processing capacity. The fire caused a significant drop in the price of cattle and a … Continue reading

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New demand index measures Canadians’ preferences for beef

September 10, 2019 – Protein has been a hot topic on the dinner plate of Canadians.  Plant-based proteins have received a lot of attention lately. But what do we know of the actual demand and preference for animal proteins?  We … Continue reading

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Grazing Management Pasture Tours

Join regional Department of Agriculture staff and Perennia Specialists on a series of pasture tours across the province led by farmers who are considered experts at on-farm grazing management. Whether you’re interested in intensive rotational grazing or just looking to … Continue reading

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VBP+ and Transportation Regulation Changes

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2019 Atlantic Beef School

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Open Farm Day 2019

Open Farm Day is a province wide event held on the third Sunday in September, this year falling on September 15th, 2019. Open Farm Day creates the opportunity for participating Nova Scotia farmers to open their doors to members of … Continue reading

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Canadian Beef Check-Off Agency Newly Elected Members

Calgary, AB (August 14, 2019) – The Canadian Beef Check-Off Agency (the Agency) is pleased to announce the Agency Board, following the Annual General Meeting on August 13, 2019 in Calgary, AB. The 2019/20 Agency Members have been announced as: … Continue reading

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3% Project Article

Click below to read this article about a visit to a sustainable NS farm: Holdanca Farm, managed by John Duynisveld and his family. 3% Project: Article 19 

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