HR COURSE OFFERED . . . N.S. COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME AGM . . . CANADIAN VAULTING TEAM MAKES HISTORY . . . THE CANADIAN BEEF HERD CONTINUES TO SHRINK AS PRICES REACH RECORD LEVELS. . .
OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST...
HR COURSE OFFERED
Source: NSFA In our continuing effort to bring workplace education to our members, I would like to let you know of an HR Course we are sponsoring along with the Department of Labour and Advanced Education. We still have three spaces left for this course so act quickly. (read more)
N.S. COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME AGM
Sunday, September 21, 2014, 1 pm, Sobeys Store Community Room, Elmsdale, N.S. Take Exit 8 off Hwy 102 at Elmsdale/Lantz. Agenda: President’s & Committee Reports, Treasurer’s Report, Election of 2014-2015 Board of Directors & Executive. All Are Welcome !!! (read more)
CANADIAN VAULTING TEAM MAKES HISTORY
Source: Equine Canada
The Canadian Vaulting Team made history on September 2 at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014 in Normandy, FRA. These Games marked the first time in history that Canadian Vaulters have had a full squad compete. (read more)
THE CANADIAN BEEF HERD CONTINUES TO SHRINK AS PRICES REACH RECORD LEVELS
Statistics Canada says there are one percent fewer beef cows on farm this summer compared to a year ago. The number of beef heifers retained for breeding was down 3.5 percent. Sandy Russell, an analyst with Spring Creek Land & Cattle Consulting in Outlook, Sask., says it’s a case of demographics trumping economics. A large number of cattle producers are in their 50s or 60s. They view this as an ideal time to downsize or exit the business. (read more)
OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST
FACTORY FARMING AND SICK CHICKEN: CHEAP MEAT’S REAL PRICE
WILDLIFE FALLS PREY TO OUR INSATIABLE NEED FOR NATURAL RESOURCES
MOST CALIFORNIA PRODUCE IN 2013 HAD LITTLE, NO PESTICIDE RESIDUE
OFFICIALS REMAIN TIGHT-LIPPED ABOUT RAW MILK LAW-BREAKER