TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP TRADE DEAL IS REACHED . . . NEW WOODLOT SERVICES GROUP BEING EXPLORED IN SEVEN WESTERN COUNTIES . . . A ONCE IN A LIFETIME EXPERIENCE FOR ONE FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE MASTERS STUDENT . . . ACORN CONFERENCE CHILD CARE COORDINATOR OPPORTUNITY! . . . PANEL SESSION ADDED TO ATLANTIC BREEDERS CROWN WEEKEND . . .
OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST...
TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP TRADE DEAL IS REACHED
Source: New York Times
The United States and 11 other Pacific Rim nations on Monday agreed to the largest regional trade accord in history, a potentially precedent-setting model for global commerce and worker standards that would tie together 40 percent of the world’s economy, from Canada and Chile to Japan and Australia. (read more)
NEW WOODLOT SERVICES GROUP BEING EXPLORED IN SEVEN WESTERN COUNTIES
The Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources is promoting the development of new regional service areas to improve small woodlot owners’ access to forest management services. Recently, several partners have been meeting to develop a business plan for a possible service area in western Nova Scotia. You are invited to learn more about the effort at a series of meetings throughout the seven western counties. The first will be held Thursday, Oct. 8, in Carleton. (read more)
A ONCE IN A LIFETIME EXPERIENCE FOR ONE FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE MASTERS STUDENT
Source: Dal Faculty of Agriculture
Ellen Crane wasn’t sure if what she had read was real. It all seemed very much like a dream – her dream. A Masters student at Dalhousie University Faculty of Agriculture, Ellen was selected this past spring as one of the 16 post-secondary students from across Canada to participate in the Cattleman’s Young Leaders mentorship program. (read more)
ACORN CONFERENCE CHILD CARE COORDINATOR OPPORTUNITY!
November 23-25, 15th Anniversary ACORN Organic Conference & Trade Show, Charlottetown.
PANEL SESSION ADDED TO ATLANTIC BREEDERS CROWN WEEKEND
Source: Island Farmer
The Atlantic Breeders Crown host committee has announced a panel session has been added to the Atlantic Breeders Crown weekend which will be held October 9 to 11weekend.
At the Atlantic Breeders Crown Banquet, Saturday, October 10, at the Rodd Royalty, Charlottetown, four of the most successful stakes competitors in Atlantic history will share their stories of involvement in racing, and their views on the growth and development of the Atlantic harness racing and breeding industry. Panel members are Kenny Arsenault, Gilles Barrieau, Clare MacDonald, and Earl Smith. (read more)
OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST
HISTORIC SAINT JOHN CITY MARKET STARTS $6M MAKEOVER
GROUP SAYS N.S. DAIRY FARMERS WILL BE COOL TO TPP
DEBATE OVER CHINESE INVESTMENT IN NEW ZEALAND BEEF AND LAMB GIANT
TPP TRADE DEAL REACHED, DAIRY COMPENSATION INCLUDED