Category Archives: Industry News & Events

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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2018 NS Elite Beef Expo

This is your two week reminder to ensure you submit your entry forms to the NSCP office by August 2nd for the 2018 NS Elite Beef Expo! Forms can be found at https://nscattle.ca/expo/. 

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Ultrasound Technician Trainee

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]

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Small Farm Acceleration Program

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 … Continue reading

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2018 NS Elite Beef Expo Judge

The beef judge for the 2018 NS Elite Beef Expo has been confirmed to be: Jamie O’Shea, from Denfield, Ontario.

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