NEW FUNDAMENTALS OF FOOD SAFETY WORKSHOPS . . . DR. TEMPLE GRANDIN TO SPEAK AT TRIBUTE AWARDS CEREMONY . . . NORTHERN PULP PRECIPITATOR MAY START UP BY JUNE . . . WORKSHOP PLANNED . . .
OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST...
FUNDAMENTALS OF FOOD SAFETY WORKSHOPS
Perennia is hosting a series of five food safety workshops covering the fundamentals of a successful food safety program in Kentville and Truro. These workshops will provide a solid foundation of food safety principles for anyone new to a food safety leadership role and anyone needing a refresher into the basic elements of a food safety program. The series or any of the workshops would also be especially helpful for small food processors that are required to have a food safety plan in order to sell to a retailer.(read more)
DR. TEMPLE GRANDIN TO SPEAK AT TRIBUTE AWARDS CEREMONY
Source: Dal Faculty of Agriculture
The Tribute Awards ceremony will be held on Friday morning, May 8 beginning at 10am. The ceremony provides an opportunity to acknowledge the success of our faculty, staff, and students during the academic year 2014 - 2015.(read more)
NORTHERN PULP PRECIPITATOR MAY START UP BY JUNE
Source: The Chronicle Herald
Northern Pulp will use its annual 15-day maintenance shutdown in June to finish constructing and installing a $22-million recovery boiler precipitator. “Right now, final completion of the precipitator is a work in progress and we’re confident we can pick up most of the lost time, but it’s a wait-and-see,” Bruce Chapman, general manager of the Pictou County mill, said Tuesday in a news release.(read more)
Source: Island Farmer
A buffer zone harvesting certification workshop is planned for May 9 at the Forestry Division headquarters on Upton road in Charlottetown starting at 9am. The session is sponsored by the P.E.I. Woodlot Owners Association, in partnership with the departments of Agriculture and Forestry and Environment and Energy.(read more)
OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST
FOREST FIRES STILL POSSIBLE IN NEW BRUNSWICK DESPITE MELTING SNOW: DNR
WORLD DAIRY PRICES LIKELY TO REMAIN LOW FOR REST OF THE YEAR: GLOBAL DAIRY ANALYST
THE EQUINE DNA ROADMAP