350 releases issued in the specified time period for Agriculture
January 29, 2018 12:06 PM
AGRICULTURE--Program Supports Limestone Access for Farmers
A program to help farmers cover the cost of transporting limestone for use in reducing soil acidity is now accepting applications for 2018-19.
August 17, 2017 10:30 AM
AGRICULTURE--Meet a Farmer at the Mall
Nova Scotians will be able to meet a farmer at Mic Mac Mall in Dartmouth on Friday, Aug. 18 and Saturday, Aug. 19.
July 14, 2017 10:17 AM
AGRICULTURE--Small Farm Expos Held in Annapolis, Antigonish Counties
Experienced, new and aspiring farmers will have the chance to expand their knowledge and skills at one of two small farm expos in Nova Scotia this month.
June 23, 2017 12:35 PM
AGRICULTURE--Government Invests in Wine Lab
Government continues to work with industry to grow Nova Scotia’s wine sector with an additional investment of $916,750 for the Acadia Laboratory for Agri-food and Beverage.
April 10, 2017 10:28 AM
AGRICULTURE--LaPlanche Aboiteau Replacement Now Complete
Government announced today, April 10, that work to replace the LaPlanche Aboiteau in Amherst, has been completed.
March 28, 2017 1:19 PM
AGRICULTURE–-Feedback on Agriculture Policy Framework
The Department of Agriculture is collecting feedback through an online survey to help shape future policy that will succeed the Growing Forward 2 agreement between federal and provincial governments when it ends next year.
March 10, 2017 10:39 AM
AGRICULTURE--Students Learn More About Their Food During March
Students across the province will learn more about where the food they eat comes from in March, Canadian Agriculture Literacy Month.
March 9, 2017 2:14 PM
AGRICULTURE--Buildings Renamed to Honour Two Distinguished Nova Scotians
Provincial government buildings housing staff of the Department of Agriculture in Bible Hill now bear the names of two Nova Scotians who worked diligently to help develop Nova Scotia’s agriculture sector.
December 13, 2016 1:15 PM
AGRICULTURE--Food Banks Benefiting from Farmer Donations
Nova Scotians most in need are benefiting from farmer donations of produce to food banks under the new food bank tax credit announced in Budget 2016-17.
October 19, 2016 1:24 PM
AGRICULTURE--Changes Give Municipalities Clearer Ability to Act on Stray Livestock
Government is streamlining legislation related to agricultural fencing and stray animals to make it easier for municipalities to act in the interests of public safety.
September 28, 2016 1:59 PM
AGRICULTURE-–39th Provincial 4-H Show in Bible Hill
Nova Scotia 4-H members will be in Bible Hill, Friday, Sept. 30 to Sunday, Oct. 2, for the province's 39th annual 4-H Show at the Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition Grounds.
September 16, 2016 11:05 AM
AGRICULTURE--Nova Scotians Encouraged to Head to the Farm on Sept. 18
Nova Scotians are invited to meet their local farmers and find out what's happening in agriculture in the province during Open Farm Day on Sunday, Sept. 18.
August 19, 2016 9:45 AM
AGRICULTURE--Meet a Farmer At the Mall
Nova Scotians will be able to meet a farmer at Mic Mac Mall in Dartmouth on today, Aug. 19 and Saturday, Aug. 20.
August 17, 2016 1:14 PM
AGRICULTURE--Province Supports Fairs and Exhibitions with Funding Agreement
Government has signed an agreement with provincial fairs and exhibitions to provide stable funding that supports maintenance of their infrastructure.
August 17, 2016 10:07 AM
AGRICULTURE--New Apprenticeship Opportunities for Agriculture Equipment Technicians
A new training program for agricultural equipment technicians will provide in-demand opportunities for apprentices and help Nova Scotia farmers improve productivity.
July 22, 2016 12:30 PM
AGRICULTURE--Small Farm Expo Helps Build Agriculture Sector
Experienced, new and aspiring farmers are being encouraged to Start Small and Think Big at the annual Small Farm Expo being held Monday, July 25, at the Provincial Exhibition Grounds in Bible Hill.
July 13, 2016 10:13 AM
AGRICULTURE--EastGen Showcase Trains Youth for Agriculture Careers
Ninety-five 4-H members from Atlantic Canada, including 70 from Nova Scotia, will learn about livestock management and show techniques at the 27th annual EastGen Showcase July 15 – 17 at the Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition Grounds in Bible Hill.
May 19, 2016 12:06 PM
AGRICULTURE-–Tax Credit Supports Farmer Donations to Food Banks
Farmers who donate to food banks in Nova Scotia will qualify for a new tax credit to encourage fresh produce donations.
May 5, 2016 12:28 PM
AGRICULTURE--Targeted Investments in Nova Scotia's Wine Sector
Government is working with industry to grow Nova Scotia's wine sector with a $3.5 million investment as part of Budget 2016-2017. The investment supports research, quality standards and export market development.
March 29, 2016 11:21 AM
PREMIER'S OFFICE/AGRICULTURE--Investment in Wine Lab at Acadia Supports Industry Growth
Nova Scotia's growing wine industry will benefit from a new research lab at Acadia University in Wolfville thanks to funding from the provincial and federal governments.