ACORN 3RD BEGINNER FARMER SYMPOSIUM & MIXER . . . THE MODERN SHEPHERD . . . FIVE EQUINE BODY CONDITION SCORE RESOURCES . . . FINANCIAL AID AVAILABLE TO OPPONENTS OF QUARRY . . .
OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST...
ACORN 3RD BEGINNER FARMER SYMPOSIUM & MIXER
The Atlantic Canadian Organic Regional Network (ACORN) is excited to announce that registration is now open for our 3rd Beginner Farmer Symposium & Mixer, taking place Monday, August 18, 2014, at Mount Allison University, in Sackville, New Brunswick – a fundraiser event supporting the future and success of local organic farmers! (read more)
THE MODERN SHEPHERD
The Modern Shepherd is a four-module production course that provides you, the new entrant or veteran producer, with up to date information to succeed in the Atlantic Sheep industry. On-Campus, Bible Hill, NS. Fall and Winter 2014-15. (read more)
FIVE EQUINE BODY CONDITION SCORE RESOURCES
You've heard the warnings: Obesity – concerning on its own – can lead to a host of other serious health problems in horses. But your horse isn’t obese, is he? Nah…he’s just a little chunky with a little fat over his tailhead, or maybe just a touch of a cresty neck. (read more)
FINANCIAL AID AVAILABLE TO OPPONENTS OF QUARRY
Source: The Chronicle Herald
The federal government is open¬ing up a funding program for those who want to fight a pro¬posed quarry in Fogarty’s Cove. Opponents of the quarry, which is slated to operate for about 50 years on a waterfront site in Guys¬borough County, have the oppor¬tunity to apply for money to help them submit presentations to the Canadian Environmental Assess¬ment Agency. The funding period runs through to Sept. 15. (read more)
OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST
THE WEIRD, UNDERAPPRECIATED WORLD OF PLASTIC PACKAGING
ONTARIO BEEKEEPERS LOST MORE THAN HALF OF THEIR BEES OVER WINTER
WHAT COULD CLIMATE CHANGE MEAN FOR AGRICULTURE?
COMBAT BRD, OTHER BEEF CATTLE HEALTH ISSUES WITH GENETIC SELECTION