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Protecting your farm against African Swine Flu

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Funding Available to Farmers Affected by June Frost

Farmers who suffered financial losses from severe frost last June, will now have access to funding to help them recover and prepare for the upcoming harvest season. for more information, Click Here

February 25, 2019 Weekly Pork Price

Nova Scotia Weekly Market Report: February 25 to March 1, 2019

  Price (kg)   Change Price (cwt) Change
Hogs $1.3975   -$0.0226 $63.39 -$1.03
Sows $1.1879   -$0.0192 $53.88 -$0.87
         
Carcass Value $139.32   -$2.25  

February 18, 2019 Weekly Pork Price

Nova Scotia Weekly Market Report: February 18 to February 22, 2019

  Price (kg)   Change Price (cwt) Change
Hogs $1.4201   -$0.0284 $64.42 -$1.29
Sows $1.2071   -$0.0241 $54.75 -$1.09
         
Carcass Value $141.57   -$2.83  

On-Farm Safety Inspection Workshop and Substance Abuse in the Workplace

On-Farm Safety Inspection Workshop – Feb 22

Have you ever wondered how an Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) inspection occurs? What do Inspectors look for on your farm? Is your farm ready for an inspection visit?  Learn about how an OHS inspection works on a farm, what your requirements are and how to create a safe farm workplace.  A “mock” inspection will be conducted by OHS Inspectors and be solely educational.

 Where: Viking Crest Farm Ltd.

4744 Highway 6, Shinimicas

 When: 10am on Friday, February 22

Register by February 20 so we can be sure to have enough coffee to go around! Please respect the farm’s biosecurity practices by ensuring you wear clean footwear and clothing. Footbaths will be provided.

 

Substance Abuse in the Workplace – March 7

Have you ever wondered as an employer how to deal with substances abuse in the workplace (e.g. alcohol, cannabis)? Take the opportunity to learn what you need to know about substance use policy and procedures, identifying and addressing workplace impairment and more.

 

Where: Berwick Fire Hall

When: 9am – 1pm on March 7th

Member Cost: $75

 

Register by February 28.

 

www.farmsafetyns.ca –  info@farmsafetyns.ca – 902.893.2293

February 11, 2019 Weekly Pork Price

Nova Scotia Weekly Market Report: February 11 to February 15, 2019

  Price (kg)   Change Price (cwt) Change
Hogs $1.4485   -$0.0142 $65.70 -$0.64
Sows $1.2312   -$0.0121 $55.85 -$0.55
         
Carcass Value $144.40   -$1.42  

 

February 4, 2019 Weekly Pork Price

Nova Scotia Weekly Market Report: February 4 to February 8, 2019

  Price (kg)   Change Price (cwt) Change
Hogs $1.4627   -$0.0340 $66.35 -$1.54
Sows $1.2433   $0.0289 $56.40 -$1.31
         
Carcass Value $145.82   -$3.39  

February 1, 2019 Weekly Pork Price

Nova Scotia Weekly Market Report: Jan 28 to February 1, 2019

  Price (kg)   Change Price (cwt) Change
Hogs $1.4967   $0.0188 $67.89 $0.85
Sows $1.2722   $0.0160 $57.71 $0.72
       
Carcass Value $149.21   $1.87

January 25, 2019 Weekly Pork Price

Nova Scotia Weekly Market Report: January 21 to January 25, 2019

  Price (kg)   Change Price (cwt) Change
Hogs $1.4779   $0.0622 $67.04 $2.82
Sows $1.2562   $0.0529 $56.98 $2.40
         
Carcass Value $144.33   $6.20  

 

January 18, 2019 Weekly Pork Price

Nova Scotia Weekly Market Report: January 14 to January 18, 2019

  Price (kg)   Change Price (cwt) Change
Hogs $1.4157   -$0.0222 $64.22 $1.01
Sows $1.2033   -$0.0189 $54.58 $0.86
         
Carcass Value $141.13   $2.21  

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