ORGANICPRICETRACKER.CA NEEDS YOUR PRICE LISTS! . . . CLEAN ANNAPOLIS RIVER PROJECT ANNUAL MEETING . . . NEW ONLINE FORUM FOR FRACKING REVIEW . . . CME LIVE CATTLE UP ON BEEF DEMAND, EXPECTED HIGHER CASH . . . OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST
ORGANICPRICETRACKER.CA NEEDS YOUR PRICE LISTS!
Source: ACORN Started as a COG project in Ontario, ACORN expanded OrganicPriceTracker.ca to our region last year. The online tool serves as an easy-to-access resource where farmers can find regional price information, helping beginner farmers in establishing their own prices and similarly helping farmers of all experience levels to better understand the market for local organic products. (read more)
CLEAN ANNAPOLIS RIVER PROJECT ANNUAL MEETING
The 2014 Annual General Meeting of the Clean Annapolis River Project (CARP) will take place on June 17 starting at 6pm with social greetings, snacks and refreshments. (read more)
NEW ONLINE FORUM FOR FRACKING REVIEW
Cape Breton University is conducting an online discussion forum beginning June 5 at 9am on the Topic: “The Potential Oil and Gas Resource Base in Nova Scotia Accessible by Hydraulic Fracturing.” This discussion forum has been developed to provide stakeholders with the opportunity to ask questions and provide comments directly to the expert panel on select discussion papers. This is part of the Hydraulic Fracturing Review's ongoing efforts to solicit feedback on the work of the Expert Panel. (read more)
CME LIVE CATTLE UP ON BEEF DEMAND, EXPECTED HIGHER CASH
Source: The Western Producer
Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle closed higher on Tuesday as strong beef demand and expectations of higher prices in the cash market lent support, traders said. “When you have futures trading at a discount to the cash market, that usually creates a bullish situation,” Lane Broadbent, president of KIS Futures said. Last week, cash cattle in the U.S. Plains sold at $143 per hundredweight, feedlot sources said. This week the list of cattle for sale, known as a showlist, is smaller and could push prices higher, traders said. (read more)
OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST
CANADIAN FOOD STUDIES
GOP DEMONIZES ONCE FAVORED CAP-AND-TRADE POLICY
STROLLING OF THE HEIFERS WEEKEND, JUNE 6, 7, 8!
STUDY: BLUEBERRY LEAF EXTRACT CAN ADD SHELF LIFE