POTASH CORP. GAINS BRAZILIAN MARKET . . . EASTER BEEF SHOW PLANNED FOR MARCH 12 AND 13 . . . ORGANIC PRODUCERS: PLEASE FILL OUT THE ATLANTIC ORGANIC PRODUCTION SURVEY! . . . CORN/SMALL GRAINS SOYBEAN AND FORAGE GROWER PRODUCTION . . . REMINDER: “THE END OF WINTER” WOODLOT FIELD DAY AND SUGAR BUSH TOUR . . .
OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST...
POTASH CORP. GAINS BRAZILIAN MARKET
Source: Ontario Farmer
Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan has signed an agreement to buy a 9.5 percent stake in Brazil-based Fertilizantes Heringer S.A. for $55.7 million US. The deal secures a million-tonnes-a-year market for potash mined in New Brunswick, and is expected to close in the second half of 2015. (read more)
EASTER BEEF SHOW PLANNED FOR MARCH 12 AND 13
Source: Island Farmer
The 2015 edition of the P.E.I. Easter Beef Show and Sale will be held March 12 and 13 at the Charlottetown Civic Centre. On Tuesday afternoon, all exhibitors are asked to assist with stall assembly and cattle will begin arriving at the Charlottetown facility Wednesday at 8 am. (read more)
ORGANIC PRODUCERS: PLEASE FILL OUT THE ATLANTIC ORGANIC PRODUCTION SURVEY!
Attention all certified organic/in-transition producers andprocessors! Help ACORN contribute to the successful growth and development of the Atlantic organic sector by completing the Atlantic Organic Production Survey!! This survey will examine levels of production of certified organic/in-transition producers and processors for 2014, as well as market, distribution, and training needs for organic producers and processors. (read more)
CORN/SMALL GRAINS SOYBEAN AND FORAGE GROWER PRODUCTION MEETING
Source: NSFA This meeting, sponsored by Cavendish Agri Services, will be held on Wednesday, March 18, and will take place at St. Bridget’s Church Hall, Shubenacadie. (read more)
REMINDER: “THE END OF WINTER” WOODLOT FIELD DAY AND SUGAR BUSH TOUR
Nova Scotia forest landowners are invited to attend a Woodlot Management field day, from 10 am to 2 pm on Saturday March 7 at Pat and Janet O’Toole’s woodlot in Carroll’s Corner, Halifax County. Registration for this event is required. For more information, or to reserve a place, please contact the Federation of Nova Scotia Woodland Owners and John MacDougall at 902-639-2041 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. (read more)
OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST
PREPARING MARES & STALLIONS FOR BREEDING
BUYER WILL FUND GROWTH OF PAPERNUTS’ INNOVATIVE LOOSE FILL PACKAGING
CANADA’S CATTLE MARKET – WHAT TO WATCH
DON’T FORGET TO SPRING FORWARD SUNDAY, MARCH 8