Update: Invitation to Consultation Sessions

The Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture has rescheduled the consultation sessions that were cancelled due to Hurricane Fiona. Before they begin developing programs under the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership agreement, they would like to hear from you. On October 24th, 25th and 27th, the department will discuss federal-provincial program supports for agriculture that will begin in 2023.

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Avian Influenza Information

Please view this Avian Influenza Information from the Office of the Chief Veterinary Officer of Nova Scotia. There may be implications for your farming operation if you have poultry present on site.

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Manning Family Farm – Dean and Catherine Manning

Dean and Catherine operate Manning Family Farm along with their daughter and son, Caylene and Andrew, in Falmouth, NS. The farm is a mixed farm operation consisting of 80 head beef cow/calf along with greenhouses and market garden vegetables. Both Dean and Catherine are B.Sc. graduates from NSAC, while Caylene is a Registered Dietitian with her B.Sc. in Applied Human Nutrition, and Andrew is finishing […]

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Atlantic Beef School

                             

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Beef Preconditioning Presentation

If you are interested in one of the upcoming Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture Beef Preconditioning presentations, please register to the appropriate email address prior to March 2nd!

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Health of Animals Regulations Part XII: Transport of Animals Operational Compliance and Enforcement Approach

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has a mandate to enforce Canada’s Health of Animals legislation, including the new provisions made to the Part XII of the Health of Animals Regulations (HAR) related to the transport of animals. The amendments to Part XII of the HAR, the Transport of Animals were published in February 2019, and came into force in February 2020. CFIA recognized that […]

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2022 Zone Meeting Schedule

Revised – December 15, 2021: Due to increasing COVID-19 cases within the province, the 2022 NSCP Zone Meetings have been switched to virtual vs. in-person. The new schedule is posted below, with links directing you to the Zoom registration for each session. Zone meetings without a vote occurring this year are combined. Zone Date Time 1, 3, 4, Dealer January 12th 7:00 pm 2 January […]

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ABP – Missing CCIA Tags

In the past 7 months, Atlantic Beef Products have received over 200 cattle that were shipped by producers without CCIA tags in their ears.¬† It is illegal to ship or transport beef or dairy animals without a proper CCIA or registered breed tag (equivalent to CCCIA) off our operation.¬† Atlantic Beef Products (ABPI) keeps track of these animals by producer and must supply an ABPI […]

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Check-Off Town Hall Recording

The Canadian Beef Check-Off Agency recently held a live Check-Off Town Hall webinar, that was open to all stakeholders and available publically online. The Town Hall included updates from Canada Beef, BCRC and PSE, hosted by Chair, Chad Ross. If you were unable to attend the live webinar, the YouTube recording can be viewed here. The video is timecoded in the description, so you are […]

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Ivermectin Advisory

Health Canada has issued a Public Advisory concerning the use of veterinary ivermectin to prevent or treat COVID-19. Health Canada is advising Canadians against the unauthorized use of either the veterinary or human drug versions of Ivermectin to prevent or treat COVID-19. There is no evidence that ivermectin in either formulation is safe or effective when used for those purposes. The human version of ivermectin […]

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