NSIA been asked to share a survey with the target audience being Canadian crop farmers, as part of a graduate research project at the University of Guelph.
The survey is “researching precision agriculture technologies and how farmers use and relate to these technologies. The research includes a survey detailing farmer use of precision agriculture technology, farmer use of digital agricultural data, and farmers’ understanding of their rights to digital agricultural data.”
To partake in the survey, please click here.
The 2019 Atlantic Forage Field Day is co-hosted by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and the Maritime Beef Council. The focus will be on forage production and quality/quantity measuring. Forage Field Day highlights research from the AAFC scientists as well as field demonstrations and industry presentations.
Pre-registration is required to for lunch.
Dear NSIA Members,
In the month of March, volunteers from our agriculture industry will be visiting Grade 3 and 4 classrooms across the province to talk about agriculture in Nova Scotia and their own personal career journey. Canadian Agricultural Literacy Month began in Nova Scotia and is now a national initiative sponsored by Agriculture in the Classroom-Canada. It’s an important way we build public trust in our farming sector by educating students about where their food comes from, what agricultural careers look like, what agriculture in Nova Scotia looks like, and why it’s an industry they should be proud of.
If any members are interested in visiting a classroom, please contact Dawn Barrington-Hodgson at email@example.com by February 28. Members who are interested in participating will receive an information package and be linked up with a school.
Thanks in advance for sharing this request with your membership,