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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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NS Farm Innovation Program

Programs and Business Risk Management is pleased to announce that we are now accepting proposals with applications for the following Innovation programs for the 2014-15 program year:

1)     Research Acceleration

2)     Farm Innovation

3)     Agri-Products Innovation and Commercialization

All three programs have a deadline for submission of February 28, 2014.  You can find the program guidelines and applications at the following link:

http://novascotia.ca/agri/programs-and-services/financial-funding/growing-forward2/innovation

Please contact Programs and Business Risk Management 893-6510 or 1-866-844-4276 if you have any questions on these initiatives

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