THE NOVA SCOTIA FRUIT GROWERS’ ASSOCIATION ANNUAL CONVENTION . . . THE AGRICULTURAL SANDBOX . . . 2015 NSCP MEETING DATES . . . NORTH ATLANTIC ORGANICS BRINGING THE SHORE TO THE FARM . . .
OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST...
THE NOVA SCOTIA FRUIT GROWERS’ ASSOCIATION ANNUAL CONVENTION
The NSFGA annual convention is quickly approaching! The early bird registration deadline is next Thursday, January 14th. The convention is set for January 27 & 28, Old Orchard Inn, Greenwich, N.S. The theme for this year’s convention is Challenges, Changes, Choices! (read more)
THE AGRICULTURAL SANDBOX
Source: SPANS Do you have an idea that may solve a problem for farmers or food consumers? Have you been chewing on a possible business opportunity that could grow your operation? Or, maybe you simply have skills you want to apply to help advance innovative ideas for the local agri-food industry? Invest a weekend, learn about entrepreneurship and jump start agri-business! Save the date: January 16-18, 2015! (read more)
2015 NSCP MEETING DATES
Source: NSCP The NSCP would like to announce details regarding our Zone and Annual Meetings. There will be elections in Zones 1 and 4 as well as two Director-at-Large positions at the Annual General Meeting on February 21, 2015 at the Best Western Glengarry in Truro. Please make an effort to attend the Zone and AGM as we will provide several updates on projects we have been working on as well as proposed amendments to the NSCP Marketing Plan. (read more)
NORTH ATLANTIC ORGANICS BRINGING THE SHORE TO THE FARM
Source: Gov of P.E.I.
North Atlantic Organics Ltd. harvests local storm-tossed seaweed for an organic dietary mineral supplement for animal feed. North Atlantic Organics Ltd. will expand its operations in Tignish using recently announced government funding to expand its facility, purchase new equipment, and seek CFIA certification for its products. It will also allow the company to focus on exploring the northeastern United States as an export market. (read more)
OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST
SEAFOOD TRADE DELEGATIONS HELPING NL PRODUCERS INCREASE EXPORT SALES
HEALTH ALLIANCE DEVELOPS ACTION PLAN TO ADDRESS GAPS IN SWINE HEALTH
9 TOOLS TO FIGHT FARM CRIME
STAMP OF APPROVAL FOR PASTURE MEAT