The Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture rescheduled their consultation sessions that were cancelled due to Hurricane Fiona. Before they begin developing programs under the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership agreement, they would like to hear from you. On October 24th, 25th and 27th, the department will discuss federal-provincial program supports for agriculture that will begin in 2023.
Congratulations P.Ag. Lana Bos, for being named the 2021 recipient of the Achievement in Internationalization Award from the Dalhousie Faculty of Agriculture!
April 21, 2021:
1:30 PM – Panel: International Perspectives on Agriculture as a Profession (speakers to be announced shortly)
3:00 PM – NSIA Annual General Meeting (Business Meeting)
The Honours and Awards recipients will be acknowledged at the Annual Meeting
(only one registration is required, as the same Zoom meeting link will be used for both meetings)
The Maple Producers Association of Nova Scotia have issued a Request for Proposal as well as a work template for the proposal.
If you have any questions or would like to submit a proposal, please contact our office and we can put you in contact with Kevin McCormick.
AAN Newsletter – October 2020 (to be posted shortly)
The recorded Beatrice Amyotte presentation from August 18, 2020, where she presented her Berry Breeding in Kentville AAFC research to NSIA members virtually, please click here.
The Agri-Food Innovation Council (AIC) is hosting a Fall videoconference series on Investment Environment – Agri-Food Research and Innovation.
This series features four sessions over four weeks (Tuesdays from 2-3:30pm):
• November 10, 2020 – Setting the stage: Importance of investments in agri-food research and innovation and their RoI;
• November 17, 2020 – Is there an investment gap for agri-food research and innovation;
• November 24, 2020 – Venture capital and banking: how they work and what they want;
• December 1st, 2020 – A better investment climate: government investment and taxation.
Register for one or all of the four panels.