VBP+ Workshops Scheduled

Why VBP+?
 The VBP+ program is a nationally recognized program for beef producing operations
 Provides recognition for good on-farm practises that are followed by producers everyday
 Recognized by consumers and retailers
 Eligible for Certified Island Beef Brand

What is required?
 3 months of records for cow-calf operations, 6 months for feedlots
 No limitations on herd size
 Short yearly reports

How do I get started?
 Fill out the producer checklist
 Training (online or through a workshop)
 On farm audit (check list for program requirements, does not look at finances)

Nova Scotia Upcoming Workshops
October 17: Zone 1, Port Hawkesbury Civic Center, 12:30 PM
October 19: Zone 3 & 4, NFSA Boardroom, Truro 1:00 PM
October 24: Zone 5 & 6, Annapolis Basin Conference Centre, Digby 1:00 PM
October 26: Zone 2, Pictou Wellness Centre, 1:00 PM