NEW PROVINCIAL EXHIBITION COMMISSION ACT FOCUSES ON ACCOUNTABILITY, SUSTAINABILITY . . . ANTIMICROBIAL USE IN ANIMALS . . . SPRING SALE – ACORN’S GUIDE FOR BEGINNING FARMERS! . . . INTRODUCTION TO CHEESE MAKING . . . CLEAR MOSQUITOES OUT OF YOUR BACKYARD IN MINUTES! . . .
OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST...
NEW PROVINCIAL EXHIBITION COMMISSION ACT FOCUSES ON ACCOUNTABILITY, SUSTAINABILITY
Source: N.S. Dept of Agriculture
The Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition Commission will have a stronger and more accountable governance structure that focuses on its sustainability. Agriculture Minister Keith Colwell introduced new legislation May 4 to create a new board structure and clarify the commission’s corporate objectives. “This legislation creates a more accountable governance structure for the exhibition that positions it to grow the success of events, generate more income to reinvest in the facility, and ensure a stable path going forward,” said Mr. Colwell. (read more)
ANTIMICROBIAL USE IN ANIMALS
The Beef Cattle Research Council has produced a video on antimicrobial use and resistance. That’s not the only organization addressing this issue. The Alberta Veterinary Medical Association recently developed a social media campaign to raise awareness about the issue. Dr. Duane Landals is a veterinarian and senior advisor to the association.(read more)
SPRING SALE – ACORN’S GUIDE FOR BEGINNING FARMERS!
Attention new and aspiring farmers! Looking for some inspiration and encouragement for the upcoming growing season? Check out the Atlantic Canadian Organic Regional Network’s (ACORN) Guide for Beginning Farmers, a 122-page publication featuring words of wisdom, articles, technical assistance, resource-listings, and more!(read more)
INTRODUCTION TO CHEESE MAKING
In this course you learn to create your own artisan cheese from an experienced cheese maker. You will learn basic principles for making a variety of cheeses at home. To make cheese at home you must have the desire to experiment, investigate, innovate, and enjoy creating a personal new food. Kingstec Campus, June 05 - 07, 2015.(read more)
CLEAR MOSQUITOES OUT OF YOUR BACKYARD IN MINUTES!
Now you can enjoy your backyard, favorite area at the cottage, pool, or have a mosquito free outdoor event or wedding. Simply spray with water based, food grade garlic oil, MOSQUITO-Less. “Mosquitoes can be up to 10,000 times more sensitive to Garlic Oil than humans!” MOSQUITO-Less was developed over 10 years ago, on a tip from a couple of farmers, who had been using garlic oil on their livestock for years.(read more)
OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST
ENCAPSULATED STEM CELLS COULD ACCELERATE WOUND HEALING
SAVE THE BAY OF FUNDY SITE – NEW
SACKVILLE'S FLOOD RISK - PUBLIC MEETING MAY 7, 2015
ACZISC MEETING #75, MONCTON, N.B. NEW LOCATION AND DATE