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Nova Scotia forms Agriculture Land Review Committee

Nova Scotia’s Agriculture Minister Mark Parent and Richard Hurlburt, Minister of Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations have announced that government will appoint an Agriculture Land Review Committee to help address issues surrounding the long-term future of the province’s agriculture land base. Committee members, selected by the minister of agriculture, will include individuals with experience […] Read more

Nova Scotia announces environmental stewardship award

A new environmental stewardship award that recognizes the efforts of Nova Scotia farmers who carry out sustainable farming practices was announced on Earth Day, April 22. The Farm Environmental Stewardship Award promotes the actions of farmers who are participating in the Nova Scotia Environmental Farm Plan program. More than 1,100 farms have developed plans for […] Read more