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Feds invest in soybean industry
Aug 30, 2012

The federal government has invested over $800,000 to help the soybean industry develop varieties that match the tastes and demands of the Japanese consumer.

The federal government has invested over $800,000 to help the soybean industry develop varieties that match the tastes and demands of the Japanese consumer.

Olscamp to look into blueberry price issue
Aug 30, 2012

After meeting with Acadian Peninsula growers in Tracadie-Sheila Aug. 21, New Brunswick Agriculture Minister Mike Olscamp plans to delve into blueberry price regulations.

After meeting with Acadian Peninsula growers in Tracadie-Sheila Aug. 21, New Brunswick Agriculture Minister Mike Olscamp plans to delve into blueberry price regulations.

NFU members oppose closure of federal research facility
Aug 30, 2012

The National Farmers Union spoke out clearly at the NFU Region 1 Convention on Aug. 7 against the closure of the Hervé J. Michaud Experimental Farm in Bouctouche, New Brunswick. Maritime members...

The National Farmers Union spoke out clearly at the NFU Region 1 Convention on Aug. 7 against the closure of the Hervé J. Michaud Experimental Farm in Bouctouche, New Brunswick. Maritime members were unanimous in passing a resolution to maintain the research facility and all other federal ...

Farmer blocks part of trail
Aug 30, 2012

[Breadalbane, PEI]— It appears a Queens County (Prince Edward Island) farmer may have been obstructing a section of the Confederation Trail with a permanent runway for his cattle.

[Breadalbane, PEI]— It appears a Queens County (Prince Edward Island) farmer may have been obstructing a section of the Confederation Trail with a permanent runway for his cattle.

Tractor tires stolen
Aug 30, 2012

[Truro, NS] - Two front tractor tires were stolen off a tractor between Friday night (Aug. 24) and Saturday afternoon (Aug. 25).

[Truro, NS] - Two front tractor tires were stolen off a tractor between Friday night (Aug. 24) and Saturday afternoon (Aug. 25).