Category Archives: Industry News & Events

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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2018 Agricultural Excellence Conference

Want to win an all-expense paid trip to the 2018 Agricultural Excellence Conference in Winnipeg, November 26-28? In a 1-minute video, Farm Management Canada is asking Canadian young farmers to answer the question: If you could tell a consumer one … Continue reading

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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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