NOVA SCOTIA CABINET SHUFFLE . . . BEATING BRD WITH EAR TAGS . . . CO-OP LOCAL COOKOUT CONTEST SET TO LAUNCH . . . FAMILIES GLADLY SHOULDER THE MANY DUTIES OF 4-H . . . CHRISTMAS (TREES) IN SEPTEMBER . . .
OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST...
NOVA SCOTIA CABINET SHUFFLE
Source: N.S. Government
The changes to cabinet include: Andrew Younger will return to cabinet as Minister of Environment; Lloyd Hines, MLA for Guysborough-Eastern Shore-Tracadie, will join cabinet as the new Minister of Natural Resources. (read more)
BEATING BRD WITH EAR TAGS
Source: The Beef Site
Scientists at the University of Calgary have “strong belief” that fixing accelerometers to cattle can alert cattlemen to the onset of diseases such as Bovine Respiratory Disease (BRD) long before symptoms show. (read more)
CO-OP LOCAL COOKOUT CONTEST SET TO LAUNCH
Source: West prince Graphic
The O’Leary Farmers Co-operative is proud to be celebrating 75 years serving the local communities in West Prince. From the humble beginnings of a small trading co-operative to provide farm inputs and to secure markets for selling the results of crop from their members. Staff are celebrating this milestone of serving members throughout the next few months. (read more)
FAMILIES GLADLY SHOULDER THE MANY DUTIES OF 4-H
Source: The Chronicle Herald
Senior Tour. Junior Tour. Fluff 'n' Buff program. Annual roadside cleanup. Calf project meeting every Thursday night. Welding at 5 p.m. Horse Basics on Saturday afternoon. Judging. Tug-of-war training. Achievement Day. A week at Camp Rankin. Since I overheard a parent say, “There's so much going on," I wanted to know how families with 4-H members juggle it all? (read more)
CHRISTMAS (TREES) IN SEPTEMBER
Source: Harrison Lewis Centre
The Harrison Lewis Centre is planning a one-day workshop on bringing a wild fir stand into Christmas trees. It would be early September, and our available days are Sundays, or Monday – Wednesday. We would be on a farm in Lunenburg County, about an hour from Halifax, the valley, and Shelburne. Please let us know who is interested and whether a week day or Sunday would be best.
OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST
WORKING EQUIDS: THE IMPACT OF INFECTIOUS DISEASE |
CENTRAL BEEKEEPERS ALLIANCE MONTHLY MEETING
GRAIN LOWER, LIVESTOCK MOSTLY LOWER
“GROW BETTER, NOT BIGGER” WORKSHOP SERIES WITH JEAN-MARTIN FORTIER