Department of Agriculture

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The site is intended to answer questions quickly and be more user-friendly. Our home page now offers a more extensive menu, extra helpful descriptions, and new key links.

Nova Scotia Farm Food & Events Calendar

Nova Scotia Farm Food and Events Calendar

This calendar is offered and managed by Perennia and the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture, operated for the benefit of sharing information of interest to the agri-food community.
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Latest News

Small Farm Expo Helps Build Agriculture Sector
Experienced, new and aspiring farmers are being encouraged to Start Small and Think Big at the annual Small Farm Expo being held Monday, July 25, at the Provincial Exhibition Grounds in Bible Hill. - 2016/07/22 - 12:30 (full text)
EastGen Showcase Trains Youth for Agriculture Careers
Ninety-five 4-H members from Atlantic Canada, including 70 from Nova Scotia, will learn about livestock management and show techniques at the 27th annual EastGen Showcase July 15 – 17 at the Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition Grounds in Bible Hill. - 2016/07/13 - 10:13 (full text)
Tax Credit Supports Farmer Donations to Food Banks
Farmers who donate to food banks in Nova Scotia will qualify for a new tax credit to encourage fresh produce donations. - 2016/05/19 - 12:06 (full text)

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