NSYF Events

NSYFF Joins NSFA 2017 Banquet

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You are invited to join a table of Nova Scotia Young Farmers’ at the Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture 2017 Banquet.

A great opportunity for networking with other young farmers, mentor farmers, and industry representatives. Join us for food, laughter, celebration, and President’s reception to wrap up the night!

The evening agenda includes;
– Cash bar open in Banquet Room (Salon ABC)
– Winner of the Nova Scotia Young Speakers for Agriculture Competition, Harrison Czapalay, Eastern Kings 4-H – ‘Working in Agriculture is More Than Just Farming’
– Presentation of the 2017 Environmental Farm Stewardship Award by Kathryn Bremner, Environmental Farm Plan Coordinator
– Recognition Awards
– Door prizes
– President’s reception to follow in the MacLeod Room

Banquet Tickets are $20

Semi Formal Dress

Please Contact kvroegh@nsfa-fane.ca or 902-893-2293 to reserve banquet tickets.

2017 NSYFF Annual General Meeting – ‘Farmers of the Future’

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The Nova Scotia Young Farmers Annual General Meeting is coming up December 1, 2017 starting at 10am at the Best Western Glengarry.

Short Business meeting followed by presentations from;
Faith Matchet FCC to discuss FCC Ignite – Young Farmer Summit
Maria McCurdy NS Farm Loan Board to discuss financial loan options for Young Farmers.
– Afterwards we plan to join the NS Federation of Agriculture meeting for the Keynote Speaker, Brenda Schoepp ‘Room for Every Farmer’

Please Contact me at kvroegh@nsfa-fane.ca or 902-893-2293 to register

NSYFF Summer BBQ 2017

Come join us for a great day of activities!

Farm Tours; Beef, Corn Maze, Greenhouse, Orchards, Bees, and more!

BBQ sponsored by the Nova Scotia Cattle Producers

Networking and meet many other like minded young farmers in our province.

Date: September 9th, 2017

Location: 119 Dyke Road, Falmouth, NS

Time: 10:00am – Last Tour starts at 3:30pm

Cost: $10 per person

Please Pre-register by contacting Krista – kvroegh@nsfa-fane.ca or 902-893-2293 Before Sept 7th, 2017

Young Farmers BBQ and Social

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The afternoon will start at 1pm with a tour of  KB Kinsman & Son Farm Ltd. at 1774 Highway 358 in Port Williams.

After the tour, we will proceed to Keddy’s Nursery at  982 North Bishop Road in Kentville for the Nova Scotia Young Farmers Annual Meeting

(NSYF has a board term that has expired so we will be looking to fill this position).

The BBQ Social will take place immediately following the short meeting so we encourage you to stick around for  this great opportunity to  chat with other young farmers and enjoy local NS products.

For more information and to register, please contact Krista at (902)893-2293 or email: khewitt@nsfa-fane.ca

 

NOVA SCOTIA YOUNG FARMERS 2014 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING – SATURDAY APRIL 12th

Nutrients for Tomorrow

This years annual meeting will be on Saturday April 12, 2014 at Big Al’s Lounge in Tatamagouche starting at 10am

On the agenda we have Perennia’s Amy Sangster and EFP’s Kathryn Bremner who will present a workshop entitled “ Putting a Price on Soil” . Come find out the importance of soil nutrients and the benefits of Nutrient Management Plans and Environmental Farm Plans on your Homegrown Success applications this year.

This year, we are be looking for a board member. This is a great opportunity for a young farmer or agricultural professional to gain experience, learn about board operation & governance, and have input within a provincial organization.

Join us for a great networking opportunity with other young farmers from across the province, wrapping it up with some farm tours.

Please pre- register by Wednesday April 9, 2014 so arrangements can be made for lunch and the farm tour.

For directions and to register please contact Krista at 893-2293 or info@nsyff.ca

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Difficult Discussion and Conflict Management for Young Farmers

Not sure how to talk to Dad about succession? What about dealing with your cousin’s hot headed temper when something goes wrong? Dreading that meeting that will certainly stir up the organization?

Nova Scotia Young Farmers will be holding a workshop will take place on March 15 starting at 9:00 a.m. in the Annapolis Boardroom, Perennia Innovation Park, Bible Hill.

This workshop will be facilitated by Debbie Lawrence – consultant, coach and owner of Abundant Living.

Following the workshop there will be a farm tour of Stokdijk Greenhouses in Beaver Brook. You can register by calling 893-2293 or info@nsyff.ca.

Please pre-register so we can make sure we have enough workshop materials printed, by Wednesday March 12th.

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