News releases from Agriculture (Page 7)

More Support for Agriculture, Attracting New Farmers

Premier's Office / Agriculture

Nova Scotia will be an even more attractive choice for new and beginning farmers with the expansion of the province's FarmNEXT program.

Come Meet Your Farmer At the Mall

Agriculture

Shoppers will get a taste of rural life when they visit Mic Mac Mall in Dartmouth for the second annual Meet Your Farmer at the Mall event.

Province Announces Support for Strawberry Farmers

Agriculture

Strawberry farmers will have financial support from the province to help cover the cost of replanting their crops in the wake of the strawberry virus.

Province Announces Funding for Soil Management

Agriculture

Future generations will continue to enjoy local agriculture, because of provincial funding that will enhance the soil management efforts of farmers.

Another Incredible Picnic Season

Agriculture

Community groups and businesses across the province are getting ready to serve up delicious local fare at this year's Incredible Picnics.

Province Seeks Input on Stronger Protection for Animals

Agriculture

The province is launching consultations to ensure the most fair and comprehensive regulations are established for protecting animals in Nova Scotia.

Picnic in the Past on Georges Island Fast Approaching

Agriculture

Picnic in the Past on Georges Island Fast Approaching

Event Celebrates Small-scale Farming

Agriculture

New, aspiring and experienced farmers from across the province will benefit from farmer-led workshops and demonstrations at the fourth annual Celebration of Small-scale Farming.

Atlantic 4-H Members Learn From Experts at Livestock Showcase

Agriculture

Atlantic 4-H members will learn the finer points of livestock showmanship and herd management from agricultural experts at the 24th EastGen Showcase.

Nova Scotia Strawberries Ripe for the Picking, Op-ed

Agriculture

There has been a lot of coverage in the media recently about a strawberry virus found on some strawberry farms around the province.

Camp Rankin Continues Four Decades of 4-H Leadership

Agriculture

This summer, 200 4-H members will develop leadership skills and meet new friends at Camp Rankin, Nova Scotia's provincial 4-H camp.

Select Nova Scotia Sponsors Picnic in the Past on Georges Island

Agriculture

This summer, Nova Scotians can reconnect with Halifax's historic past and enjoy local fare at a community picnic on Georges Island.

Growing Forward 2 Programs Launched in Nova Scotia

Agriculture

Minister of Agriculture John MacDonell and federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced details today, May 29, in Shubenacadie, of the new bilateral agreement for the agriculture and agri-food sector in Nova Scotia under Growing Forward 2.

Farming Couple Competes for $100,000 Award

Agriculture

A Colchester County farming couple is hoping to convince Canadians of their entrepreneurial zeal in a competition to help fund their dream.

4-H Members Refine Communications Skills at Provincial Competition

Agriculture

4-H members will have a chance to refine their skills as they compete in a provincial communications competition at the annual Nova Scotia 4-H Weekend on Friday, May 10 and Saturday, May 11, at the Dalhousie Agricultural Campus in Bible Hill.

Province Strengthens Protection for Animals

Agriculture

The province is proposing increased penalties for animal abusers and paving the way for improved regulations to better protect animals in Nova Scotia.

Province Makes It Easier to Select Local Products

Agriculture

AGRICULTURE–Province Makes It Easier to Select Local Products

Atlantic 4-H Leadership Conference in Debert

Agriculture

Youth from 4-H clubs around Atlantic Canada will be learning new skills at a leadership conference in Debert this weekend, March 22-24.

Students Celebrate Agriculture

Agriculture

AGRICULTURE--Students Celebrate Agriculture -----------------------------------------------------------------Students are encouraged to learn about and celebrate agriculture during Canadian Agriculture Literacy Week, March 3-9.

Des subventions aident plus d'écoles à cultiver des jardins

Agriculture

Les élèves mettent la main à la pâte et apprennent à cultiver leurs propres aliments grâce à des projets de jardins scolaires financés par le gouvernement provincial.