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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.

Bible Hill agri-food company continues to sprout
Aug 23, 2012

[Bible Hill, NS] - A local (Bible Hill, Nova Scotia) agri-food company is using its own process to grow produce 365 days a year and that could lead to a more healthy society, says Gregg Curwin,...

[Bible Hill, NS] - A local (Bible Hill, Nova Scotia) agri-food company is using its own process to grow produce 365 days a year and that could lead to a more healthy society, says Gregg Curwin, president of TruLeaf Sustainable Agriculture Ltd.

NL crop farmers had a great summer, dairy farmers not so much
Aug 23, 2012

Depending on which farmer you ask, it was a great year or it was a terrible year.

Depending on which farmer you ask, it was a great year or it was a terrible year.

NB blueberry growers want fair prices
Aug 23, 2012

Acadian Peninsula blueberry growers were supposed to meet with New Brunswick Agriculture Minister Mike Olscamp Aug. 21 in Tracadie-Sheila to discuss processing regulations.

Acadian Peninsula blueberry growers were supposed to meet with New Brunswick Agriculture Minister Mike Olscamp Aug. 21 in Tracadie-Sheila to discuss processing regulations.