News Release Archive

The Department of Agriculture and Marketing has announced that
effective July 2, the agriculture office in Middle Musquodoboit
will be closed and services based from the Extension Branch in

A client services review, conducted by the department in 1995,
indicated opportunities to consolidate services while providing
greater access to other agricultural professionals and

Agricultural representative Bill MacLeod will continue to provide
extension service to clients in the Halifax/East Hants and South
Colchester regions. The Middle Musquodoboit telephone number
remains in place, however, calls will be rerouted to Truro with
no long distance charges applying.

The department has arranged for the Department of Natural
Resources offices in Middle Musquodoboit and Shubenacadie to have
available some agricultural information and forms required by


Contact: Jim Goit  902-893-6596

trp                     June 20, 1996 - 2:00 p.m.