FLORIDA COUNTY GOES TO COURT OVER ACID FRACKING . . . FOUR SEASON FARMING . . . CANADIAN EVENTING COMMITTEE ANNOUNCES CORRECTION TO WEG TEAM . . . ENVIRONMENTAL FARM PLAN COORDINATOR WANTED . . .
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FLORIDA COUNTY GOES TO COURT OVER ACID FRACKING
In southwest Florida, county officials are fighting the state over a new oil drilling process that’s known by many different names: acidification, acidizing, acid stimulation, and acid fracking. Collier County has charged that state regulators have been lax in their oversight of the drilling, jeopardizing public health and the environment. (read more)
FOUR SEASON FARMING
Are you interested in growing produce for market all year round? The Cape Breton Regional Team has organized a workshop series that will teach you what you need to know to extend your horticultural production growing season using low tunnels, high tunnels, or row covers. Session 2: July 16, 2014. The registration fee is $25 and includes your lunch. Register by July 10. (read more)
CANADIAN EVENTING COMMITTEE ANNOUNCES CORRECTION TO WEG TEAM
Source: Equine Canada
The Canadian Eventing Committee announces a corrected list of named Team riders and alternates for the World Equestrian Games (WEG) 2014 to be held in Normandy, FRA, August 28-31, 2014. (read more)
ENVIRONMENTAL FARM PLAN COORDINATOR WANTED
The N.S. Environmental Farm Plan (EFP) Program is an educational program for farmers, delivered by the N.S. Federation of Agriculture. The EFP Program helps farmers identify and assess environmental risk on their property. It enables farmers to incorporate environmental considerations into their everyday business decisions. The Program is presently seeking the service of an Environmental Farm Plan Coordinator. (read more)
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