WE’RE LOOKING FOR YOUR INPUT! . . . FOOD SECURE CANADA NATIONAL ASSEMBLY IN HALIFAX! . . . FARM SUCCESSION PLANNING WORKSHOP . . . GAS WALL-HUNG BOILER IS RIGHT FOR THE TIMES . . .
OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST...
WE’RE LOOKING FOR YOUR INPUT!
Source: NSFA A study into the availability and demand for freezer and refrigerated storage space for agricultural and fisheries sectors in Western Nova Scotia is underway. Goals: Document what's currently available; Gather producer feedback to see if there's a need for a new centralized facility; If so, project what products would be stored; Get feedback as to optimal location and governance models. (read more)
FOOD SECURE CANADA NATIONAL ASSEMBLY IN HALIFAX!
Source: Food Secure Canada
Hundreds of food leaders from across Canada will converge in Halifax November 13-16 for Waves of Change: Sustainable Food for All, Food Secure Canada’s eighth National Assembly. Farmers, fishers, dietitians, policy makers, activists, entrepreneurs, community organizers, indigenous leaders, students, academics, and more will create three jam-packed days of programming, networking opportunities, and learning sessions. This is the first time the FSC Assembly has been held in Atlantic Canada and this edition will feature the top experts from the region as well as across the country with a special focus on fisheries. (read more)
FARM SUCCESSION PLANNING WORKSHOP
Featuring Elaine Froese, award-winning author and nationally acclaimed coach on farm succession planning, November 5 Student Sessions, November 6 Industry Session | Workshop for Producers. You’re critical to the future of agriculture in Atlantic Canada. Gain expertise in succession planning, communication skills and problem solving techniques to
support our industry. (read more)
GAS WALL-HUNG BOILER IS RIGHT FOR THE TIMES
With the memory of last winter’s harsh weather still vivid and forecasts for an even colder upcoming heating season looming, more Canadian property owners would do well to embrace energy efficiency and conservation practices. A proven high efficiency combination space and domestic water heating system is the most effective way to enhance a home’s energy efficiency, according to Marathon International of Mississauga, Ontario. “Natural Resources Canada data shows that space and water heating can collectively consume up to 80 percent of a home’s energy use,” (read more)
OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST
MODERN IMAGING TECHNIQUES OFFER VALUABLE EQUINE INSIGHTS
ADVANCED WOODY BIOMASS WORKSHOP
PHRAGMITES SPREADS LIKE A BAD WEED
VOTERS WILL GET THEIR SAY ON GMO LABELING IN COLORADO AND OREGON