Calling All 4-H Members!

The Maritime Beef Council is offering a 20% discount on single conference rates for up to 100 4-H members!
Please book online for verification of 4-H status:
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/maritime-beef-conference-2018-tickets-40609665603

For questions, please contact the 2018 Maritime Beef Conference Coordinator:
conference@maritimebeef.ca, or call 506-260-0872

January 19, 2018 Weekly Pork Price

Nova Scotia Weekly Market Report: January 15 to January 19, 2018

  Price (kg)   Change Price (cwt) Change
Hogs $1.6110   $0.0978 $73.07 $4.44
Sows $1.3694   $0.0831 $62.11 $3.77
       
Carcass Value $160.60   $9.75

Saltscapes Expo April 20-22, 2018

The registration for the 2018 Saltscapes Expo is open and the early booking rates have been extended until
January 31, 2018.

If you are interested in registering for this “buy local” weekend event, please see the below link:

http://mailchi.mp/saltscapes/2018-saltscapes-expo-registrations-now-open?e=1069298e8a

Traceability Update – Livestock Operators Encouraged to Apply For a Valid PID Now

“CFIA’s proposed animal identification and livestock traceability regulatory amendments may require all livestock
operations to have a valid PID and use it to report animal movement data to the Canadian Livestock Tracking System
(CLTS) database.”

For more information, please click the following link to read the article in the Canadian Cattlemen Association:
http://mailchi.mp/cattle/cca-action-news-ezouu7j6jl-248165#four

Surveying Farmers About Tractor Safety

Memorial University’s Safety Net Centre for Occupational Health and Safety Research have created a short online
survey. They are gathering information regarding tractor safety and producers within Atlantic Canada.

To participate in this survey, please see the below link:

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January 12, 2018 Weekly Pork Price

Nova Scotia Weekly Market Report: January 8 to January 12, 2018

  Price (kg)   Change Price (cwt) Change
Hogs $1.5132   $0.0116 $68.64 $0.53
Sows $1.2862   $0.0099 $58.34 $0.45
       
Carcass Value $150.85   $1.16

Surveying Farmers About Tractor Safety

Please keep a look-out for this Tractor Safety Survey from Memorial University’s SafetyNet Centre for Occupational Health and Safety Research. This is being distributed shortly within Atlantic Canada.

2018 Maritime Beef Conference

There will be lots to learn at the 2018 Maritime Beef Conference across various livestock sectors.

Get your tickets today so you don’t miss out on the featured speaker Dr. Temple Grandin!

January 5, 2018 Weekly Pork Price

Nova Scotia Weekly Market Report: January 1 to January 5, 2018

  Price (kg)   Change Price (cwt) Change
Hogs $1.5016   -$0.0287 $68.11 -$1.30
Sows $1.2764   -$0.0244 $57.90 -$1.10
       
Carcass Value $149.70   -$2.86

2018 Maritime Beef Conference

For those interested in the 2018 Maritime Beef Conference, further information is provided below.

Contact Us

60 Research Drive
Perennia Innovation Park
Bible Hill, Nova Scotia B6L 2R2
Tel: (902) 893-7455
Fax: (902) 893-7063