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August 24, 2018 Weekly Pork Price

Nova Scotia Weekly Market Report: August 20 to August 24, 2018

Price (kg) Change Price (cwt) Change
Hogs $1.4034 -$0.1553 $63.66 -$7.04
Sows $1.1929 -$0.1320 $54.11 -$5.99
Carcass Value $139.91 -$15.48

 

August 17, 2018 Weekly Pork Price

Nova Scotia Weekly Market Report: August 13 to August 17, 2018

Price (kg) Change Price (cwt) Change
Hogs $1.5587 -$0.1604 $70.70 -$7.28
Sows $1.3249 -$0.1363 $60.10 -$6.18
Carcass Value $155.39 -$15.99

 

August 10, 2018 Weekly Pork Price

Nova Scotia Weekly Market Report: August 7 to August 10, 2018

Price (kg) Change Price (cwt) Change
Hogs $1.7191 -$0.1560 $77.98 -$7.08
Sows $1.4612 -$0.1326 $66.28 -$6.01
Carcass Value $171.38 -$15.55

August 3, 2018 Weekly Pork Price

Nova Scotia Weekly Market Report: July 30 to August 3, 2018

Price (kg) Change Price (cwt) Change
Hogs $1.8751 -$0.1043 $85.05 -$4.73
Sows $1.5938 -$0.0887 $72.30 -$4.02
Carcass Value $186.93 -$10.40

Obsolete Collection Campaign 2018

Cleanfarms will be in Nova Scotia for an Obsolete Collection Campaign, collecting unwanted pesticides and livestock medications, from November 5-16, 2018 in various locations.

Please note, this collection will not be commencing again until 2021.

Cleanfarms Obsolete Collection Campaign Poster [PDF]

PigTRACE Ear Tag Price Increase

Please be advised that the prices for PigTRACE ear tags will increase on Wednesday, August 1, 2018. Current pricing will be honoured for all orders processed by July 31, 2018 at (11:59pm EST). Acceptable forms of payment are: credit card, e-transfer, and cheque.

Orders can be placed by the following methods:

  • Online by logging into your PigTRACE account at www.pigtrace.ca
  • Email pigtracevm@cpc-ccp.com
  • Call 1-866-300-1825 (PigTRACE customer service)

Please click here to view the new pricing scale. [PDF]

July 27, 2018 Weekly Pork Price

Nova Scotia Weekly Market Report: July 23 to July 27, 2018

Price (kg) Change Price (cwt) Change
Hogs $1.9794 -$0.0468 $89.78 -$2.12
Sows $1.6825 -$0.0398 $76.32 -$1.80
Carcass Value $197.33 -$4.67

July 20, 2018 Weekly Pork Price

Nova Scotia Weekly Market Report: July 16 to July 20, 2018

Price (kg) Change Price (cwt) Change
Hogs $2.0262 -$0.0240 $91.91 -$1.09
Sows $1.7223 -$0.0204 $78.12 -$0.93
Carcass Value $201.99 -$2.39

Small Farm Acceleration Program

The Programs and Business Risk Management (PBRM) division of the Department of Agriculture announced today the new “Small Farm Acceleration Program” has opened for application intake.

This program allows small farms to make significant strides in reaching or working towards commercial viability. This is open to new farmers, as well as existing farms with up to $60,000 gross commodity sales.

Additional information can be found here.

2018 Agricultural Excellence Conference

Want to win an all-expense paid trip to the 2018 Agricultural Excellence Conference in Winnipeg, November 26-28?

In a 1-minute video, Farm Management Canada is asking Canadian young farmers to answer the question: If you could tell a consumer one thing, what would it be?

Winners will be selected based on the following criteria:

  • Quality and creativity of the video submitted
  • Logic and coherent flow of ideas
  • Relevance to the questions posed
  • Delivery of presentation
  • Compliance with eligibility criteria

Eligibility criteria:

  • Contestant must be at least 20 and under 40 years of age as of January 1, 2018;
  • Contestant must complete the video application form;
  • Contestant must be involved in the Canadian agricultural industry;
  • Contestant must reside in Canada and be a Canadian citizen;
  • Contestant must submit a video, 1 minute in length, responding to the contest question;
  • Contestant must make an appearance in their video submission;
  • Video must include “Y WE FARM” in the title;
  • FMC and FCC logos must appear at the end of the video

Completed application forms and video submissions must be received no later than October 19, 2018.

Please click here for more information.

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