HARVEST MAPS POSTED ON N.S. NATURAL RESOURCES WEBSITE . . . REGISTER NOW FOR THE 2014 ACORN CONFERENCE AND TRADE SHOW! . . . . HARNESSING ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES IN THE AGRICULTURAL SECTOR . . . . WORKPLACE HEALTH AND SAFETY REGULATIONS REQUEST FOR PUBLIC COMMENT . . . .
OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST...
HARVEST MAPS POSTED ON N.S. NATURAL RESOURCES WEBSITE
Source: N.S. Department of Natural Resources
Government began releasing maps Sept. 30 that, for the first time, show harvest allocations on the certified western Crown lands. The allocations announced last spring allowed 15 mills in Nova Scotia to harvest 185,810 green metric tonnes. Those allocations were scheduled to expire on Sept 30, but are now extended for up to 90 days. During that time, government will engage with stakeholders, and long-term allocations will be released in the near future. (read more)
REGISTER NOW FOR THE 2014 ACORN CONFERENCE AND TRADE SHOW!
Register now to secure your full pass for three days of over 50 workshops covering a great mix of farm topics, including farm wellness and management, rare-breeds, season extension, grains, pulses and field crops, fruit and berries, and much more! (read more)
HARNESSING ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES IN THE AGRICULTURAL SECTOR
Source: Agricultural Forum
2013 Results: South West Nova Scotia Temperature & Solar Radiation Study; Information booths; ‘Taste the Goodness’ Culinary Event, limited number of tickets, must be 19 years or older; Keynote Address; Panel Discussion; and more. October 22, noon to 8pm, Shelburne Community Centre, 63 King Street, Shelburne, N.S. (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 are currently accepting public comment until December 19, 2014. (read more)
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AGRICULTURAL EXCELLENCE CONFERENCE -– SEEDING TRANSITION TO HARVEST CHANGE
REMINDER: SHEEP BREEDING STOCK SALE – THURSDAY OCTOBER 9, 2014
FOREST INDUSTRY OFFERS AWARD FOR ABORIGINAL YOUTH
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