News releases from Agriculture (Page 5)

Select Nova Scotia Cookbook Promotes Buying Local

Agriculture

Nova Scotians can cook delicious food using local ingredients with recipes from the Select Nova Scotia cookbook.

Amendments to Animal Protection Act Introduced

Agriculture

Government introduced amendments to the Animal Protection Act today, Oct. 9, to make it an offence to abandon an animal.

Changes To Harness Racing Act Introduced

Agriculture

Amendments introduced today, Oct. 8, to the Maritime Provinces Harness Racing Commission Act make changes needed for Newfoundland and Labrador to join the commission.

37th Annual Nova Scotia 4-H Show To Be Held in Bible Hill

Agriculture

4-H members are looking forward to a special event this fall, the 37th annual Nova Scotia 4-H show, the largest in Canada.

Contracts Awarded to Replace LaPlanche Aboiteau

Agriculture

Government announced today, Sept. 23, that it has signed contracts worth $5 million to allow work to begin to replace the LaPlanche Aboiteau in Cumberland County.

Grade 3 Students Become Farmers for a Day

Agriculture

More than 300 Grade 3 students will explore traditional and modern-day farming through hands-on activities and interactive sessions with representatives from the agricultural sector.

Local Farms Open to Visitors

Agriculture

Nova Scotians are invited to visit a farm Sunday, Sept. 21, as many across the province open their gates to visitors.

Nova Scotia Creates Wine Development Board

Agriculture

Government and the wine industry are creating a new wine development board to capitalize on one of Nova Scotia's fastest growing industries.

Come Meet Your Farmer At the Mall

Agriculture

Shoppers will be able to learn how to shear sheep at the Mic Mac Mall in Dartmouth on Friday, Aug. 22 and Saturday, Aug. 23.

General Manager of Provincial Exhibition Announced

Agriculture

The Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition in Truro has a new general manager.

Rappel de produits de boeuf et de porc hachés de Gateway Meat Market

Agriculture

Le ministère de l'Agriculture et Gateway Meat Market de Dartmouth avisent le public de ne pas consommer les produits de boeuf et de porc hachés vendus à ce marché le jeudi 17 juillet parce que ces produits peuvent contenir des limailles de métal.

Gateway Meat Market Recall of Ground Beef and Pork

Agriculture

The Department of Agriculture and Gateway Meat Market, Dartmouth, are warning the public not to eat ground beef and pork products sold at the market on Thursday, July 17, due to the possibility the products may contain metal filings.

Government Accepting Proposals to Replace LaPlanche Aboiteau

Agriculture

Government will issue a tender today, July 16, to replace the LaPlanche Aboiteau in Cumberland County.

Event Celebrates Small-scale Farming

Agriculture

New, aspiring and experienced farmers will have an opportunity to expand their knowledge and skills at farmer-led workshops and demonstrations at the fifth annual Small Farm Expo.

Check Out What's Local at Sobeys

Agriculture

Nova Scotians are invited to celebrate local days at Sobeys stores this summer.

4-H Members Learn Livestock Management at 25th Annual EastGen Showcase

Agriculture

Ninety 4-H members will participate in two days of training to learn the finer points of dairy and beef calf health and care, the latest techniques in show preparation, display design, and showmanship skills.

Camp Rankin Continues Tradition of 4-H Fun, Friendship, Leadership Development

Agriculture

Nova Scotia's provincial 4-H camp will welcome 200 4-H members and their friends for a week of fun and leadership and skills development this summer.

Minister to Hold Forum on Companion Animal Protection

Agriculture

An annual Minister's Forum on Companion Animal Protection will be launched this fall, bringing together animal welfare advocates and enforcement officials.

Apple Orchard Renewal Promoted by New Program

Agriculture

A new partnership between government and apple growers will encourage innovation through orchard renewal.

Government Levels Playing Field for New Farmers

Agriculture

Changes to a Department of Agriculture funding program will give all new farmers equal access to financial support.