Category Archives: Industry News & Events

Producers Share Ideas for Developing Safe and Relatively Economic Pastures With Greater Longevity

While the old nursery rhyme says Mary the contrary used several odd techniques to get her garden to grow, Canadian beef producers are relying more on new forage varieties, new forage blends and new management approaches to not only produce … Continue reading

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2018 Forage Field Day

The 2018 Forage Field Day Agenda is now available! This event will be held August 8th at the AAFC Nappan Research Station. Producers from all livestock sectors are invited to attend the field day. This year will feature a number … Continue reading

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NSYFF Summer Tour & BBQ

Nova Scotia Young Farmers (NSYFF) are having a Summer Tour & BBQ July 21st from 10am-4pm. Please register with Krista at 902-893-2293 or nsyoungfarmers@gmail.com. Additional information can be found at: http://nsyff.ca

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Premises Identification

Reminder: CFIA is soon changing animal movement regulations, with a Premise Identification (PID) soon being required. For more information or for an application, please visit: https://www.novascotia.ca/agri/pid For questions, please contact:  Daniel Muir, Traceability Coordinator Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture 902-890-9840 or … Continue reading

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Canadian Agricultural Partnership Opening July 3, 2018

The Programs and Business Risk Management (PBRM) division of the Department of Agriculture announced yesterday that CAP will be reopening for applications July 3, 2018. For additional information, please visit: https://novascotia.ca/programs

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Premises Identification

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is currently in the process of changing animal movement regulations, therefore a Premise Identification (PID) will be required in the future. For more information, or to complete an online application, please visit: https://www.novascotia.ca/agri/pid If you … Continue reading

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NSCP Farm Tour

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2018 CBIC Early Bird Deadline – Extended

Thinking you missed out on the early bird deadline for the 2018 Canadian Beef Industry Conference (CBIC)? No need to worry – it has been extended to June 30th! You can get the full conference experience for $450 + HST. … Continue reading

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2018 CBIC Topics Announced

The third annual Canadian Beef Industry Conference (CBIC) takes place in London, Ontario on August 14-16. The CBIC is co-hosted by the BCRC, Canada Beef, Canadian Beef Breeds Council, and the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA). The CBIC’s Bov-Innovation session is … Continue reading

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Reminder: CCIA Tags Required For Transportation

There have been a number of producers that have showed up recently to unload cattle at Atlantic Beef Products Inc. (ABPI) with animals with no CCIA tags (RFID or yellow button tags) or having them in their hands. This is … Continue reading

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