APPLE INDUSTRY GROWTH AND EFFICIENCY PROGRAM . . . IMPORTANT MEETING ON FOREST INDUSTRY . . . URBAN AREAS ARE HIVES FOR WILD BEES . . . DR. OETKER BUYS MCCAIN PIZZA . . .
OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST...
APPLE INDUSTRY GROWTH AND EFFICIENCY PROGRAM
The Apple Industry Growth and Efficiency Program (AIGEP) is a partnership between Government of Nova Scotia and apple growers that will encourage innovation through orchard renewal. This program will help apple growers with their initial capital investment to plant their orchards with new, higher value varieties that will help the industry to innovate, grow and be more profitable. (read more)
IMPORTANT MEETING ON FOREST INDUSTRY
The Nova Scotia Woodlot Owners and Operators Association invites you to attend a public meeting on the future of the forest and communities, 7pm to 9pm, Aug. 27, at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. (read more)
URBAN AREAS ARE HIVES FOR WILD BEES
A study has found a “considerable richness” of wild bee species in most types of urban habitats. French researchers recorded almost a third of the nation’s 900 species of wild bees living in towns and cities. (read more)
DR. OETKER BUYS MCCAIN PIZZA
Dr. Oetker has bought the frozen pizza business from McCain Foods. No financial terms were disclosed. Dr. Oetker built a new plant in London, Ont., to serve the North American market. McCain is selling its brands, including Ellio’s in the United States, and a two-year license to use the McCain brand name in Canada. It is also getting McCain production facilities at Grand Falls, New Brunswick. McCain said pizza represents a small portion of its North American business and the move will allow it to focus on other areas. (read more)
OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST
CANADIAN OLYMPIAN BELINDA TRUSSELL CHOSEN AS CET FLAG BEARER FOR OPENING CEREMONIES AT ALLTECH FEI WORLD EQUESTRIAN GAMES 2014
NEW SEEDER ATTRACTS ATTENTION WITH INNOVATION
RALPH LOGLISCI TELLS THE REAL STORY BEHIND THE FDA’S SYMBOLIC STEPS TO LIMIT LIVESTOCK ANTIBIOTICS
RESEARCHER WITH INTEREST IN FEED VALUE OF WOODY PLANTS IS ASI SCHOLARSHIP WINNER