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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

Students, Farms Benefit from Bursary
Students with work experience on a farm can still apply for a 2021-2022 Nova Scotia Agriculture On-Farm Student Bursary to help them pursue post-secondary studies. - 2021/10/14 - 15:06 (full text)
Pilot Project Helps Raspberry Growers
Raspberry growers are benefiting from a government pilot project to expand the growing season, increase their profits and boost the economy by reducing the province’s reliance on imported products. - 2021/07/16 - 09:00 (full text)
Wild Blueberry Challenge 2021 Winner
A Nova Scotia company that produces a health supplement enhanced by wild blueberries has won an industry innovation prize. - 2021/06/16 - 15:16 (full text)

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