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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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Genomics 101 – A Breeders’ Perspecitve Workshop

Holstein Canada, the Nova Scotia/Newfoundland Holstein Association, Valacta, the Nova Scotia Animal Breeders and Perennia are hosting “Genomics 101 – A Breeders’ Perspective” Workshop in three locations in November.

Just click this link for a copy of the agenda and the event flyer:  http://www.perennia.ca/PDFs/Genomics%20101%20Agenda.pdf

November 19, 2013
The Claymore Inn
137 Church Street, Antigonish NS
9:30 AM to 3:00 PM – lunch provided

November 20, 2013
Old Orchard Inn
153 Greenwich Rd, Wolfville NS
9:30 AM to 3:00 PM – lunch provided

November 21, 2013
Best Western Glengarry
150 Willow Street, Truro NS
9:30 AM to 3:00 PM – lunch provided

Register with Gail at (902) 678-7722 or 1-877-710-5210 (toll-free)

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