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Nova Scotia Farm Food & Events Calendar

Nova Scotia Farm Food and Events Calendar

This calendar is offered and managed by Perennia and the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture, operated for the benefit of sharing information of interest to the agri-food community.
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Latest News

Renewed Loan Board Provides Greater Access to Financing to Forestry Sector
Forestry companies can better develop and adapt their businesses with easier access to financing. This has been a common theme delivered by the sector and that is why government has developed an improved lending program for forestry companies. - 2020/10/07 - 13:37 (full text)
Wild Blueberry Solutions Challenge Winner
A Nova Scotia company that produces nutritionally enhanced wild blueberries is the winner of an industry innovation prize. - 2020/10/02 - 10:13 (full text)
Province to Phase Out Wine Regions Policy
The Governments of Canada and Australia have reached an understanding concerning certain measures in the World Trade Organization dispute, Canada – Measures Governing the Sale of Wine. This agreement will see Nova Scotia phase out a markup policy applied to wine from emerging wine regions, including Nova Scotia. - 2020/07/27 - 10:32 (full text)

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