CLEAN POWER, OFF THE GRID . . . MARITIME BEE TOUR 2014 . . . 2014 WOODLAND OWNERS OF THE YEAR ANNOUNCED . . . FORAGE AND RUMINANT FIELD DAY AT NAPPAN . . .
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CLEAN POWER, OFF THE GRID
Source: New York Times
After years of hype, renewable energy has gone mainstream in much of the United States and, increasingly, around the world. Enormous wind projects are moving ahead in oil- and gas-rich Wyoming, utility-scale solar projects are sprouting up in California and Nevada, and tens of thousands of homeowners nationwide are installing affordable solar panels on their rooftops. (read more)
MARITIME BEE TOUR 2014 Source: NBBA
The New Brunswick Beekeepers’ Association would like to invite everyone to attend the Maritime Bee Tour. This event will be held in Moncton, New Brunswick, August 15-16. Activities will be headquartered at Crandall University, Moncton, N.B. for the reception, banquet, and accommodations. (read more)
2014 WOODLAND OWNERS OF THE YEAR ANNOUNCED
Hiram and Ernest Carver, John Simons, and Richard Rowter are the 2014 Woodland Owners of the Year in the western, central, and eastern regions, respectively. The Carvers are also the Provincial Woodland Owners of the Year. “My sincere congratulations to the Carver, Simons, and Rowter families on being recognized by their peers as innovative and skilled woodland managers,” said Natural Resources Minister Zach Churchill. “They demonstrate the important contribution that individual woodland owners make to maintain healthy and diverse forests in Nova Scotia.” (read more)
FORAGE AND RUMINANT FIELD DAY AT NAPPAN
The Maritime Beef Council in collaboration with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) invite you to a tour of AAFC Nappan Research Farm, and the Maritime Beef Test Station. Tuesday, August 12, from 11 am to 3:30 pm, rain or shine. Current research studies include: Forage breeding and agronomy studies; Improved perennial pasture and forage systems; Livestock management; Improved feed efficiency. More details will follow soon. (read more)
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