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NB and PEI dairy cooperative shareholders get set to vote
Jan 24, 2013

The producer shareholders of two Atlantic dairy processors will vote Feb. 1 on a proposed business sharing agreement. A letter of intent outlining the proposed agreement was sent to all producer...

The producer shareholders of two Atlantic dairy processors will vote Feb. 1 on a proposed business sharing agreement. A letter of intent outlining the proposed agreement was sent to all producer shareholders for review in mid-January.

Gilbert R. Clements Award for Excellence in EFP winner announced
Jan 30, 2013

[Charlottetown, PEI] –A Spring Valley, Prince Edward Island farm is the 2013 recipient of the Gilbert R. Clements Award for Excellence in Environmental Farm Planning.

[Charlottetown, PEI] –A Spring Valley, Prince Edward Island farm is the 2013 recipient of the Gilbert R. Clements Award for Excellence in Environmental Farm Planning.

Public meetings called in Lands Protection Act review
Jan 30, 2013

Prince Edward Island – Are non-Island residents allowed to own too much land, or too little?

Prince Edward Island – Are non-Island residents allowed to own too much land, or too little?

HST will put money in farmers' pockets, says federation
Jan 30, 2013

The new harmonized sales tax (HST) is going to put about $4 million back into the pockets of Island farmers, says the executive director of the Prince Edward Island Federation of Agriculture.

The new harmonized sales tax (HST) is going to put about $4 million back into the pockets of Island farmers, says the executive director of the Prince Edward Island Federation of Agriculture.

Farmers reeling from slaughterhouse shut down
Jan 30, 2013

Some of the big names associated with Nova Scotia’s beef cattle industry came to Berwick Jan. 28 to discuss the fallout of the recent closure of O.H. Armstrong’s kill floor operation.

Some of the big names associated with Nova Scotia’s beef cattle industry came to Berwick Jan. 28 to discuss the fallout of the recent closure of O.H. Armstrong’s kill floor operation.