Monthly Archives: December 2012

Only Two Days Left to Apply to Attend CYFF

Annually, the CYFF hosts a 4 day conference and general members meeting.
The conference offers a dynamic agenda filled with unforgettable speakers that present on topics which leave young farmers feeling motivated, inspired and educated.

Key topics may include; succession planning, board governance training, leadership training, financial management, vision for the farm, industry markets, production, innovation and environmental management, marketing and more.

Young producers from coast to coast thoroughly enjoy the training they attain and the opportunity to network with fellow producers in a professional yet fun environment.

BMP Registration Deadline Extended

The deadline for registering for the BMP Sessions has been extended to December 31, 2012.  the first in the series of session has been changed to January 10 and 11 in Truro, Nova Scotia.

For more information, please click here- BMP Session

CYFF AGM March 1-5, 2013

Annually, the CYFF hosts a 4 day conference and general members meeting.
The conference offers a dynamic agenda filled with unforgettable speakers that present on topics which leave young farmers feeling motivated, inspired and educated.

Key topics may include; succession planning, board governance training, leadership training, financial management, vision for the farm, industry markets, production, innovation and environmental management, marketing and more.

Young producers from coast to coast thoroughly enjoy the training they attain and the opportunity to network with fellow producers in a professional yet fun environment.

Building Your Communications Toolbox

The Atlantic Canada Farm Writers’ Association presents:
for more information, please Click Here

Building your communications toolbox

2012 Professional Development Day

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 ~ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Schnitzel Haus Restaurant*

153 Aulac Road, Aulac New, Brunswick

 9:30 – 10:00 AM       Registration

10:00 – 12:00 PM      The Social Shift  Communicating is not what it used to be. We’ve evolved to an on-demand reader who wants their news immediately, and wants to share their views right away, in real time. What are you doing to keep up? Social media guru Andrew Campbell, Fresh Air Media, will highlight the social media shift and how it will affect you, your organization or business, and more importantly, your audience. He’ll also cover some important how-to ideas when talking about your brand, and how to take advantage of tools that are free to use.

12:00 – 1:00 PM        Buffet lunch – Enjoy the delicious variety of food and mingling

1:00 – 3:00 PM           Refreshing Newsletters  Want to add more oomph to your newsletter? Have it read more? Is it effectively spreading the word? Emily Brennan, associate with Cape Consulting Group will share her experiences developing and re-jigging newsletters for clients. She’ll also cover tips and tricks for organizing content and designing a style that invites your reader.

Cost to attend (payable at registration): $30, includes buffet lunch

NSYF Contact

Nova Scotia Young Farmers’

60 Research Drive
Perennia Innovation Park
Bible Hill, Nova Scotia
B6L 2R2

Tel: (902) 893-2293
Fax: (902) 893-7063

Email: nsyoungfarmers@gmail.com