NSFA AGM AND TRADE SHOW . . . A LAMENT FOR THE WORLD’S OCEANS . . . DON’T MISS THE 2014 ACORN CONFERENCE . . . WORKPLACE HEALTH AND SAFETY REGULATIONS – REQUEST FOR PUBLIC COMMENT . . .
OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST...
NSFA AGM AND TRADE SHOW
Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture will be holding their Annual Meeting and Trade Show on November 27 and 28 at the Best Western Glengarry in Truro. A press release will follow in the weeks to come. A highlight of the meeting is the banquet on the first night. During this time the Environmental Farm Plan Stewardship Award will be awarded. (read more)
A LAMENT FOR THE WORLD’S OCEANS
Source: Troy Media
Nothing that anyone can say anymore actually overstates the seriousness of the problems facing the world’s oceans. The present rates of industrial overfishing are simply unsustainable. The increasing amounts of chemical pollution are calamitous. The ubiquitous masses of plastic garbage are unconscionable. And then, like pneumonia in a palliative care unit, there’s carbon dioxide. (read more)
DON’T MISS THE 2014 ACORN CONFERENCE
Rare Breeds Canada & ACORN present: Raising Livestock & Rare Breeds!! ACORN’s Organic Livestock & Rare Breeds Stream of Workshops: Introduction to Rare Breeds & Heritage Livestock; Poultry - Colourful Chickens, Odd Ducks and Flying Turkeys; Pigs - What Works For Me; Cattle Breeds for the Grass-Fed Farm; Rare breeds: Moving From a Hobby to a Business; Organic Sheep: From Lambing to Shearing; The Role of Homeopathy and Farm Animals; Growing & Grinding Rations for Livestock. (read more)
WORKPLACE HEALTH AND SAFETY REGULATIONS – REQUEST FOR PUBLIC COMMENT
The Department of Labour and Advanced Education has made proposed amendments to the Workplace Health and Safety Regulations and IS currently accepting public comment until December 19. (read more)
OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST
FOOD SECURE CANADA’S EIGHTH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY
DILUTING FISHERIES ACT TO FURTHER FISH FARMING
COURT REJECTS FORESTRY BID BY NEW BRUNSWICK FIRST NATIONS
DO WE NEED A NEW “ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT” LABEL FOR BEEF?