FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT PROGRAM – WORKPLACE EDUCATION –TRURO . . . NOVA SCOTIA COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME 2015 NOMINATIONS . . . THE 2ND N.S. ORGANIC FORUM! . . . RUSSELL MACDONALD REFUSES TO RETIRE FROM HARNESS RACING . . . ESOPHAGEAL FEEDER: CALF LIFE SAVER . . .
OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST...
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT PROGRAM – WORKPLACE EDUCATION –TRURO
Source: NSFA Are you tired of wondering where your profits have gone? Is your business positioned to optimize profits? Don't miss your opportunity to take part in this worthwhile training session at no cost to you – register now! (read more)
NOVA SCOTIA COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME 2015 NOMINATIONS
The Nova Scotia Country Music Hall of Fame (NSCMHF) honors deserving individuals or groups each year that have contributed in a large way towards the preservation of Old Time Fiddling, Classic Country, and Bluegrass Music in Nova Scotia by inducting them into the NSCMHF. In order for this to happen, individuals or groups must be nominated by someone outside the NSCMHF Board of Directors and nominations for 2015 must be in the hands of the committee by February 15. (read more)
THE 2ND N.S. ORGANIC FORUM!
Source: ACORN Nova Scotia’s 2nd Organic Forum is a great chance to gather and get inspired by your organic peers! It is also an important chance to assess progress on the N.S. strategic plan, while providing essential guidance to the ACORN team as goals are set for 2015/16! This event will be hosted at the Wolfville Farmers’ Market January 28 from 1pm-5pm with dinner to follow. (read more)
RUSSELL MACDONALD REFUSES TO RETIRE FROM HARNESS RACING
Source: The Chronicle Herald
Russell MacDonald was 66 years old and recovering from a serious stroke when he approached his doctor about the likelihood of reviving his harness racing career. “Go for it,” replied the physician. “But go easy.” For a New Waterford horseman such as MacDonald, the local grandfather of Cape Breton harness racing, the news came as joyous relief. (read more)
ESOPHAGEAL FEEDER: CALF LIFE SAVER
Source: The Cattle Site
Reasons for a calf not to suckle are many and varied, with even cold weather making calves less likely to nurse. A useful tool to have is an esophogeal feeder and Dr Michelle Arnold of the University of Kentucky explains why. (read more)
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