218 releases issued in the specified time period for Agriculture
March 7, 2008 11:03 AM
AGRICULTURE--Farm Safety Focus of Week
Farming is physically demanding, however, it doesn't have to be physically damaging. Nova Scotia farmers must make the health and safety of workers a priority to reduce the risk of injury or being killed on the job.
March 5, 2008 3:53 PM
AGRICULTURE--Revitalized Cattle Industry for Nova Scotia
The province will provide funding for Nova Scotia's beef industry that will help the sector move toward greater economic self-sustainability.
January 31, 2008 12:02 PM
AGRICULTURE--Agricultural Companies Receive Infrastructure Funding
Four agricultural companies have been approved for a total of $750,000 in funding to help strengthen their infrastructure and sustainability.
January 29, 2008 3:04 PM
AGRICULTURE--New Provincial Organic Agricultural Council
An organic agricultural council is being formed in Nova Scotia.
January 28, 2008 12:01 PM
AGRICULTURE--Rural Leaders Gather to Help Better Communities
Leaders from agricultural and rural organizations will gather to discuss ways to improve their communities at a conference entitled Creating Partners, Building Communities. The conference will be held from Feb. 7-9 at the Holiday Inn Select, Halifax.
December 21, 2007 2:55 PM
AGRICULTURE--Agriculture Minister Pleased with Initial Programs for Livestock Sector
A recent announcement regarding programs for cattle and hog producers is good news and a good start to help the industry, said Agriculture Minister Brooke Taylor today, Dec. 21.
December 18, 2007 9:09 AM
AGRICULTURE--Growing Opportunities Conference
Sean Wise, producer of CBC's Dragons' Den, will be one of the presenters at the Growing Opportunities conference March 25-26 in Dartmouth. The day-and-a-half conference will address challenges producers face when selling goods in the local market.
December 12, 2007 12:39 PM
AGRICULTURE--Bill To Give Agricultural College More Freedom
Government introduced a bill today, Dec. 12, that would give the Nova Scotia Agricultural College (NSAC) the academic freedom and institutional autonomy of similar institutions.
November 29, 2007 2:22 PM
AGRICULTURE--New Agri-Food Innovation Award Announced
A new Agri-Food Innovation Award encourages Nova Scotia farm entrepreneurs to creatively address business challenges on the farm.
November 1, 2007 4:03 PM
AGRICULTURE--Premier Declares November to be National 4-H Month
Premier Rodney MacDonald recognized November as National 4-H Month today, Nov. 1, at a proclamation signing with 4-H families, volunteers and supporters.
October 30, 2007 4:35 PM
AGRICULTURE--Plus de flexibilité dans les programmes existants
Les producteurs de porcs de la Nouvelle-Écosse recevront des paiements immédiats en vertu du programme fédéral-provincial d'avance spéciale pour aider à atténuer les difficultés engendrées par les conditions économiques qui prévalent dans l'industrie.
October 30, 2007 4:32 PM
AGRICULTURE--More Flexibility Given to Existing Programs
Nova Scotia hog producers will receive immediate payments under the federal-provincial Targeted Advance Payment program to help ease economic conditions affecting the industry.
October 25, 2007 1:02 PM
AGRICULTURE--Agricultural Hall of Fame Inducts Nova Scotian
The late Allister Marshall was inducted into the Atlantic Agricultural Hall of Fame in a ceremony today, Oct. 25, at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College in Bible Hill.
September 27, 2007 3:00 PM
AGRICULTURE--Minister Announces Funding for Maritime Beef Testing Station
The Nova Scotia government is providing its $25,000 share of funding to the Maritime Beef Testing Station in Nappan, Cumberland Co., Agriculture Minister Brooke Taylor announced today, Sept. 27.
September 20, 2007 2:54 PM
AGRICULTURE--Enjoy a Nova Scotia Agri-tourism Experience
A unique way to enjoy the fall harvest, and agriculture sites around the province, is now available. The Pick of the Crop is a new brochure featuring 14 agri-tourism destinations.
September 17, 2007 3:17 PM
AGRICULTURE--Windsor Hosts 30th Nova Scotia 4-H Show
Young people from across Nova Scotia will gather to present projects completed through the 4-H program, participate in various competitions and have fun during the annual Nova Scotia 4-H Show.
September 14, 2007 3:10 PM
AGRICULTURE--Talks Encouraging About Future of Atlantic Beef Products Plant
Ministers of Agriculture from the three Maritime provinces agreed that enough positive progress has been made at Atlantic Beef Products to accelerate negotiations on the future of the Prince Edward Island plant.
September 12, 2007 2:43 PM
AGRICULTURE--Farms Welcome Visitors on Sept. 23
Nova Scotians are invited to enjoy a day on the farm during the annual Open Farm Day on Sunday, Sept. 23.
August 29, 2007 4:06 PM
AGRICULTURE--AgraPoint International Board Members Appointed
The Minister of Agriculture has appointed a new board of directors and interim CEO of AgraPoint International Inc.
August 22, 2007 2:14 PM
AGRICULTURE--Lancement d'un volet Choix de la Nouvelle-Écosse
Les Néo-Écossais seront incités à acheter des produits alimentaires locaux au cours des prochaines semaines dans le cadre des nouvelles activités de marketing du programme Choix de la Nouvelle-Écosse.