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Changes to the Animal Protection Act

Agriculture

September 13, 2018 1:16 PM

AGRICULTURE--Changes to the Animal Protection Act
Changes to the Animal Protection Act introduced today, Sept. 13 will strengthen the rules that protect animals in Nova Scotia.

Funding for 4-H Barn Infrastructure

Agriculture

September 4, 2018 9:51 AM

AGRICULTURE--Funding for 4-H Barn Infrastructure
The next generation of agricultural leaders will benefit from extensive improvements to 4-H barn facilities in Bible Hill.

Funding for Community Pool in Bible Hill

Agriculture

September 4, 2018 9:24 AM

AGRICULTURE--Funding for Community Pool in Bible Hill
Seniors, students and children alike can enjoy healthier lifestyles with continued access to a community pool in Bible Hill.

First Grape and Wine Networking Conference in Wolfville

Agriculture

April 20, 2018 9:36 AM

AGRICULTURE--First Grape and Wine Networking Conference in Wolfville
Growing and producing world-class wines is the focus of the province’s first Grape and Wine Networking Conference on Saturday, April 21, in Wolfville.

Canadian Agricultural Partnership Launches in Nova Scotia

Agriculture

April 16, 2018 12:07 PM

AGRICULTURE–-Canadian Agricultural Partnership Launches in Nova Scotia
The provincial and federal governments launched a cost-shared program to support sustainable growth of Nova Scotia’s agriculture and agri-food sectors today, April 16.

Program Supports Limestone Access for Farmers

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.

Meet a Farmer at the Mall

Agriculture

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.

Small Farm Expos Held in Annapolis, Antigonish Counties

Agriculture

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.

Government Invests in Wine Lab

Agriculture

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.

LaPlanche Aboiteau Replacement Now Complete

Agriculture

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.

Feedback on Agriculture Policy Framework

Agriculture

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.

Students Learn More About Their Food During March

Agriculture

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.

Buildings Renamed to Honour Two Distinguished Nova Scotians

Agriculture

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.

Food Banks Benefiting from Farmer Donations

Agriculture

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.

Changes Give Municipalities Clearer Ability to Act on Stray Livestock

Agriculture

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.

39th Provincial 4-H Show in Bible Hill

Agriculture

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.

Nova Scotians Encouraged to Head to the Farm on Sept. 18

Agriculture

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.

Meet a Farmer At the Mall

Agriculture

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.

Province Supports Fairs and Exhibitions with Funding Agreement

Agriculture

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.

New Apprenticeship Opportunities for Agriculture Equipment Technicians

Agriculture

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.

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