By: Philip Moscovitch, FCC Express Beef, pork and sheep producers in Nova Scotia are teaming up to save money and co-ordinate their efforts. Pork Nova Scotia, the Nova Scotia Cattle Producers and the Sheep Producers Association of Nova Scotia have come together to form a new organization called the Agri-Commodity Management Association.
Submitted by: Beate Acker The Advance Payments Program (APP) is a Canadian Federal Loan Guarantee Program available through Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Agri-Commodity Management Association Administrator).
There will be a field day at the Nappan Experimental Farm on Saturday October 22, 2011. The day will include presentations on recent research on forage effects on fat composition of meat. This will provide a good opportunity to gather information and network with producers, researchers and extension workers. For more information or to register please contact the NSCP office at 902-893-7455.
NSCP continues to promote improved genetics to improve the competitiveness of the sector. For almost 40 years the MBTS has provided a cost effective and reliable test for breeders across the Maritimes. Applications are now available for the 2011-12 test by contacting Kenny at 902-661-2855.
Provincial Gov’t program aims to improve herd genetics in NS Program provides funding for cow & bull purchase as well as heifer retention, to eligible producers. Program open to all NSCP registered producers; some conditions apply. The NSCP believes the competitive position of the NS cattle industry will benefit from genetic improvements to herd. For more details on the program, please visit www.gov.ns.ca/agri or call […]