215 releases issued in the specified time period for Agriculture
October 7, 2008 11:22 AM
AGRICULTURE/FISHERIES/AQUACULTURE--Government Employees Begin Campaign for United Way
Provincial government employees will launch their annual fundraising campaign in support of the United Way today, Oct. 7.
September 25, 2008 12:52 PM
AGRICULTURE--Program to Help Cape Breton Farmers
Cape Breton farmers affected by excessive amounts of rain this summer can apply for higher interim payments through the AgriStability program, Agriculture Minister Brooke Taylor announced today, Sept. 25.
September 23, 2008 9:26 AM
AGRICULTURE--Toll-Free Number for Farmers to Get Hay, Forage
Nova Scotia farmers are now able to get hay and other forage for their livestock from farmers who have extra through a toll-free telephone number.
September 17, 2008 12:56 PM
AGRICULTURE--4-H Members Participating in Nova Scotia Show
Young people from across Nova Scotia will present projects and compete in events during the annual Nova Scotia 4-H Show.
September 11, 2008 2:31 PM
AGRICULTURE--Farms Welcome Visitors on Sept. 21
Nova Scotia farmers will welcome visitors on annual Open Farm Day, Sunday, Sept. 21.
August 20, 2008 11:03 AM
AGRICULTURE--Incredible Picnic to be Held Provincewide
Nova Scotians are invited to take part in the Incredible Picnic on Sunday, Aug. 24 to be held at 11 locations across the province.
July 28, 2008 2:59 PM
AGRICULTURE--Minister Recognizes Contribution of Errol Hancock
Minister of Agriculture Brooke Taylor today, July 28, extended his sympathies to the family of Errol Hancock, who passed away Saturday, July 26, at the age of 106.
July 28, 2008 9:21 AM
AGRICULTURE--Select Nova Scotia Campaign Kicks Off
This year's Select Nova Scotia marketing campaign kicks off today, July 28, with advertisements encouraging Nova Scotians to buy locally grown food.
July 11, 2008 12:42 PM
AGRICULTURE--Minister Signs Five-Year Agriculture Agreement
Nova Scotia farmers will continue to have programs to help them adapt to changing consumer markets, enhance food safety systems, support environmental actions and prevent disease and track food to its original source.
July 9, 2008 10:26 AM
AGRICULTURE--4-H Members Head West for Agriculture Exchange
Five 4-H members from Nova Scotia will travel to western Canada on July 17 to learn about agriculture in other parts of the country.
June 20, 2008 12:32 PM
AGRICULTURE--Atlantic 4-H Members Learn Livestock Skills
Sixty 4-H members from across Atlantic Canada will learn new skills with their dairy and beef calves to compete for top honours at the annual Eastern Breeders Incorporated 4-H Showcase.
May 27, 2008 12:27 PM
AGRICULTURE--New Animal Protection Legislation Introduced
The province introduced legislation today, May 27, that will improve the protection of animals in Nova Scotia.
May 8, 2008 11:36 AM
AGRICULTURE--New Program to Help Nova Scotia Farmers
A program that provides Nova Scotia farmers with compensation for damage to crops and livestock caused by wildlife was announced today, May 8, by Agriculture Minister Brooke Taylor.
May 2, 2008 1:38 PM
AGRICULTURE--4-H Members Compete in Provincial Event
Nova Scotia's 4-H members will compete in activities at the annual provincial 4-H Weekend, Friday, May 9 and Saturday, May 10, at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College in Bible Hill.
March 25, 2008 8:00 PM
AGRICULTURE--Farmer Wins Award for Innovative Hops
Wolfville farmer Joshua Herbin's resourceful idea to grow organic hops in Nova Scotia has earned him the first Agri-Food Innovation Award. He received it at the Growing Opportunities Conference on Tuesday, March 25.
March 19, 2008 3:45 PM
AGRICULTURE--First Agriculture Literacy Day Held in Nova Scotia
Farmers across Nova Scotia will celebrate the first Agriculture Literacy Day on Thursday, March 20, by reading books about agriculture to students in grades 2 and 3.
March 14, 2008 12:20 PM
AGRICULTURE--Province's 4-H Youth Develop Citizenship Skills
Nova Scotia 4-H members will represent the province at national and international conferences later this month.
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.