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Federal loan will help dairy increase revenues and production capacity
Aug 23, 2012

Cook’s Dairy Farm Ltd. in Yarmouth, Nova Scotiacurrently processes approximately three million litres of raw milk per year into a variety of fluid milk, sour cream, and other drink products. In...

Cook’s Dairy Farm Ltd. in Yarmouth, Nova Scotiacurrently processes approximately three million litres of raw milk per year into a variety of fluid milk, sour cream, and other drink products. In October the family business will begin to process certified organic milk.

Landscaping group offended by minister's claim
Aug 16, 2012

Landscape N.L. says Hedderson’s comments ‘slap in the face’ to industry and government

Landscape N.L. says Hedderson’s comments ‘slap in the face’ to industry and government

Farmers trying to cope with dry, hot conditions
Aug 16, 2012

The rain over the past few days (Aug. 13-14) may have provided a bit of relief for local farmers worried about the effect this summer’s dry, hot weather is having on their crops. But they are...

The rain over the past few days (Aug. 13-14) may have provided a bit of relief for local farmers worried about the effect this summer’s dry, hot weather is having on their crops. But they are crossing their fingers it’s not over yet.

Dry weather causing issues for potatoes
Aug 16, 2012

[Summerside, PEI]- Though the rain was an unwelcome site for some (Prince Edward) Islanders looking to get outdoors this weekend, (Aug. 11-12) the province’s potato farmers were happy to see it....

[Summerside, PEI]- Though the rain was an unwelcome site for some (Prince Edward) Islanders looking to get outdoors this weekend, (Aug. 11-12) the province’s potato farmers were happy to see it.

Strawberry harvest lowest in decades
Aug 16, 2012

[Deer Lake, NL]— Those looking for fresh Humber Valley (Newfoundland Labrador)-grown strawberries were sorely disappointed this year, as a combination of dry weather and a bad winter made for...

[Deer Lake, NL]— Those looking for fresh Humber Valley (Newfoundland Labrador)-grown strawberries were sorely disappointed this year, as a combination of dry weather and a bad winter made for some of the worst conditions in decades.