AN APPLE A DAY, FOR 47 YEARS . . . ISLAND POTATO MARKETS UNAFFECTED BY TAMPERED POTATO SCARE . . . THE 6 KEY HABITS OF SUCCESSFUL FARM FAMILIES . . . APPLE INDUSTRY GROWTH AND EFFICIENCY PROGRAM (AIGEP) . . .
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AN APPLE A DAY, FOR 47 YEARS
Source: New York Times
In the early spring of 1983, Dan Bussey started a file on his computer. The event would prove to be momentous in the annals of American pomology, though no one realized it at the time, including him. Mr. Bussey, a college dropout and restaurant-supply salesman, had recently planted an orchard in his hometown, Edgerton, Wisc. “I was putting together a file of all the old apples I came across, just out of self-interest,” he said a few weeks ago. (read more)
ISLAND POTATO MARKETS UNAFFECTED BY TAMPERED POTATO SCARE
Source: Farm Focus
The market for Prince Edward Island potatoes is holding strong despite the recent reports from six Atlantic Canadian locations of needles found in potato shipments from an Island grower. Gary Linkletter, president of the P.E.I. Potato Board says for now it’s business as usual. “At this point there are really no other concerns,” he said (Oct. 16) speaking on behalf of the board. (read more)
THE 6 KEY HABITS OF SUCCESSFUL FARM FAMILIES
Learn the key success habits vital to energizing your operation while maximizing family harmony. You’ll get insight into growing and managing your business from Canada’s family business doctor, John Fast. Tuesday, December 9, 9am – 4pm, Inn on the Lake, Fall River, Nova Scotia. (read more)
APPLE INDUSTRY GROWTH AND EFFICIENCY PROGRAM (AIGEP)
Source: N.S Fruit Growers Association
AGEP is a Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture program delivered by the Nova Scotia Fruit Growers’ Association. Applications and guidelines for AIGEP spring 2015 planting are available now. (read more)
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