No time like the present for district heating from Atlantic Forestry May 2017

Off-roading Rural Delivery May 2017 Editorial

Nova Scotia Biorefinery report:
https://fpinnovations.ca/ResearchProgram/forest-operations/flagship-initiatives/Documents/value-proposition-for-a-biorefi-nery-sector-in-nova-scotia.pdf

Atlantic Teachers’ Tour:
http://teacherstour.com    

Nova Scotia Field Guide to Forest Biodiversity Stewardship:
https://novascotia.ca/natr/library/publications/forestry.asp

 Air Drying of Lumber:
 https://www.fpl.fs.fed.us/documnts/fplgtr/fplgtr117.pdf

Estimates of Air Drying Times for Several Hardwoods and Softwoods:
https://www.fpl.fs.fed.us/documnts/fplgtr/fplgtr121.pdf

Swifts and Swallows link at RuralLife.ca: http://www.birdscanada.org/birdmon/ai

Living Energy Laboratory link: http://www.energizebridgewater.ca/living-energy-lab/

Organic Pesticides: 
Permitted Substances List, Canadian Organic Standards: http://www.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/ongc-cgsb/programme-program/normes-standards/internet/bio-org/documents/lsp-psl-eng.pdf
Searchable Organic Inputs Directory: http://www.organicinputs.ca   
A Whole-Farm Approach to Managing Pests bulletin: http://www.sare.org/Learning-Center/Bulletins/A-Whole-Farm-Approach-to-Managing-Pests
A Total System Approach to Sustainable Pest Management: http://www.pnas.org/content/94/23/12243.full
Organic Agriculture and Integrated Pest Management: http://icrofs.dk/fileadmin/icrofs/Nyheder_PDf/Organic_and_IPM_Synergistic_Partnership_Executive_Summary.pdf
Cornell Guide for Organic Insect and Disease Management: http://web.pppmb.cals.cornell.edu/resourceguide/

Safe Food for Canadians Regulations:
http://www.gazette.gc.ca/rp-pr/p1/2017/2017-01-21/html/reg1-eng.php#reg

Safe Food Regulations webinars:
http://inspection.sondages-surveys.ca/surveys/CFIA-ACIA/proposed-sfcr-info-session/?l=en

Safe Food Regulations consultation:
http://www.inspection.gc.ca/about-the-cfia/acts-and-regulations/regulatory-initiatives/sfca/consultation/have-your-say/eng/1482239403639/1482239479767

Single axle by Jane Fowler

A little light logging by Jane Fowler

A rare breeds renaissance by Jane Fowler

Daily grind by Jane Fowler

NBCLT Surveys for Landowners www.nbclt.wordpress.com/surveys-for-landowners/

On-site sewage regs

For N.S.: https://www.novascotia.ca/nse/wastewater/docs/On-site-Sewage-Disposal-Systems-Standard.pdf

For N.B.: http://www2.gnb.ca/content/dam/gnb/Departments/ps-sp/pdf/Safety_Protection/Sewage-Disposal-Technical-Guidelines.pdf

For P.E.I.: http://www.gov.pe.ca/photos/original/elj_sewage_rpt.pdf


Farm Ponds Factsheet:The fact sheet titled “Farm Ponds,” prepared by the Atlantic Committee on Agricultural Engineering in 1984, describes how to estimate the amount of water collected from catchment areas, according to the type of ground cover. 

http://nsfa-fane.ca/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Farm-Ponds.pdf

EastGen Atlantic 2016

1978 RD layout work bee

Midden

Freeman mill land purchase: 
PID spreadsheet
map

Ranger School reunion

Blueberry Hills Farm

Kneen 

2016 Maritime Beef Conference link to PDF

What it takes to kill a lamb by A. Swan. link to PDF

Egg Farmers of NS New Entrant Program
http://www.nsegg.ca/eggindustry.php?New-Entrant-Program-2

Soil article
The Perennia website:
http://www.perennia.ca/soils.php

The government of NB website:
http://www2.gnb.ca/content/dam/gnb/Departments/10/pdf/Agriculture/GreenhouseMixesOrganicGreenhouseProduction.pdf

Small scale energy
“Life Off Grid”
www.lifeoffgrid.ca

FarmWorks
http://farmworks.ca/home/
lbest@ns.sympatico.ca
www.facebook.com/FarmWorks

Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers
http://www.ascfg.org

Nova Scotia rider wins team silver at Pan Am Games

Allied Cats
https://www.ecologyaction.ca/alliedcats

Not just for the birds

Provincial 4-H show resluts 
PEI http://pei4h.ca/index.php3?number=1053893&lang=E
NS
NB

ACORN link
http://acornorganic.org

CleanOcean Action link
www.cleanoceanaction.org

Meat cutting and processing

“Soap recipe”
Budget 101 -- http://www.budget101.com/content.php/3993

Atlantic Therapy Horse of the Year

2015 Maritime Handmowing

A new wave for land-based aquaculture

Young farmers find a voice

No walk in the park

2015 NBCP Beef Cattle Herd Initiatives
www.bovinsnbcattle.ca

Modern Shepherd  www.dal.ca/exl

Feed finance  https://www.fcc-fac.ca/en/ag-knowledge/money-and-finance/making-sense-of-livestock-to-feed-ratios.html?utm_source=Subscribe+to+FCC+Email&utm_campaign=24d687f783-FCC_Express_August_28_2015_EN_8_28_2015&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_ecca3657d7-24d687f783-18200761

National Beef Strategy  http://beefstrategy.com/

“Swedish woodlot co-op” read a full account of that interview (published in the Jan. 2014 issue of AFR).

Eastgen Links

CNHP
http://eventing.startboxscoring.com/can/eventsr/cnhp/ht0715/

4-H links
http://novascotia4h.ca
http://www.nb4h.com
http://www.pei4h.ca
http://4hnl.ca

Matt McFarlane Music
http://www.mattmusic.ca

International Year of Soils
http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=49520#.VYLOaPlViko
National New Farmer Coalition
http://www.nfu.ca/about/national-new-farmer-coalition 

Falls Brook Free School
http://us5.campaign-archive1.com/?u=9650845d354435e72d34ccdae&id=deebaab398

meat cutting short course
http://www.rurallife.ca/ab-last-word/2015/7/10/are-we-cutting-ourselves-short-summer-2015

https://surveys.dal.ca/opinio/s?s=28441
Sheep Tag
http://www.cansheep.ca/cms/en/Programs/CSIPrograms_new/CSIP/CSIP.aspx
http://www.inspection.gc.ca/animals/terrestrial-animals/traceability/description/requirements-for-livestock-producers/eng/1398864061655/1398864128830
http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/regulations/SOR-2000-187/page-1.html#h-5
http://www.wool.ca

Carleton County Spring Show pdf
Carleton County Spring Sale pdf

P.E.I government website and the market reports from Atlantic Stockyards agricultural market reports on the P.E.I government website
http://www.gov.pe.ca/af/agweb/index.php3?number=69590&lang=E
market reports from Atlantic Stockyards
http://www.atlanticstockyards.com/marketreports.html

A Tree Classification System for New Brunswick:
http://www.irfn-nhri.org/en/component/phocadownload/category/19-solutions-et-produits?download=77:a-tree-classification-system-for-new-brunswick
 
Système de classification des tiges du Nouveau-Brunswick:
http://www.irfn-nhri.org/fr/component/phocadownload/category/19-solutions-et-produits?download=65:syste-me-de-classification-des-tiges-du-nouveau-brunswick

WoodWORKS!
www.atlanticwoodworks.ca

NB June 2015 audit
http://www.agnb-vgnb.ca/content/dam/agnb-vgnb/pdf/Reports-Rapports/2015V2/Agrepe.pdf

Biofuels conference
https://advancedbiofuelsconference.org/

EU woody biomass study
http://dx.doi.org/10.14214/df.197

NS watercourse alteration guide
 http://novascotia.ca/nse/watercourse-alteration/

How to save a school
http://www.ConnectingAlbertCounty.org
http://www.riverjohnsos.com
http://www.ericdigests.org
http://www.schoolhouseconsulting.ca

Does one size fit all?
ORIGINAL LETTER

Holstein Canada Master Breeders
https://www.holstein.ca/Public/en/Awards-Lists/Master_Breeders

Community garden
FCC AgriSpirit Fund: http://www.fac-fcc.ca
Local Food NS Grants:  http://www.cfns.ca/grants-and-scholarships/our-grant-programs.html
EC Foundation of PEI: http://cfpei.ca
http://rootcellarsrock.ca
Community Garden Handbook:
http://www.ope.gov.nl.ca/rural/whatweredoing/cbr_reports/6.TheCommunityGardenHandbook.pdf

Atlantic Journalism Awards:
http://www.ajas.ca/
Video
https://vimeo.com/12766774

A better broiler

Pressing on

Taylor raised beds

Nappan Sale

Atlantic Farm Mechanization Show 2015

Teachers’ Tour http://www.teacherstour.com

Birch Sap Conference
http://www.paulsmiths.edu/sites/paulsmith.edcms.net/files/birch_sap_and_syrup_conference_registration_form.pdf

Panuke Harvest Review
http://novascotia.ca/natr/forestry/panuke/

CANews  www.citizensalliancepei.org

Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Sheep
http://www.nfacc.ca/codes-of-practice/sheep

Local Prosperity
http://www.localprosperity.ca

NS Mineral Resources Act discussion paper
http://novascotia.ca/natr/meb/legislation-review/pdf/minerals-act-review.pdf

Northern Pulp industrial approval draft
http://www.novascotia.ca/nse/issues/northern-pulp-boat-harbour.asp

River John Square Knitters
http://forum.knit-a-square.com/forum/topics/the-river-john-square-knitters
http://www.knit-a-square.com

Gordon Fraser link on Rural Life
http://www.sunnewsnetwork.ca/sunnews/specialreports/archives/2014/09/20140930-211016.html

Old Home week results
Beef results http://oldhomeweekpei.com/lineup/agricultural-livestock-shows/beef-cattle/
Sheep results http://oldhomeweekpei.com/lineup/agricultural-livestock-shows/sheep/

EAC
http://www.nofrac.com/

Small Farm Expo links
http://novascotia.ca/thinkfarm

Media Release:
http://novascotia.ca/news/release/?id=20140714001  
Webpage:
http://novascotia.ca/thinkfarm/support/small-farm-expo.asp

Thrasher 002 http://vimeo.com/98726858
Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mr-Big-Spinach/367256506648702

Grass Fed Beef: An Edge for Atlantic Beef Producers
http://www.youtube.com/user/AgricultureCanadaEng
http://www.agr.gc.ca/eng/science-and-innovation/science-publications-and-resources/grass-fed-beef/?id=1402409993460
http://www.agr.gc.ca/fra/science-et-innovation/publications-scientifiques-et-ressources/boeuf-d-embouche/?id=1402409993460
English: http://youtu.be/ST0fWwWCkZE
French: http://youtu.be/3e-FPOADIvQ