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PD Resources

This partial list of upcoming events/webinars may qualify for PD hours. It is the responsibility of the NSIA member to ensure their qualifications are met yearly. If you have additional resources to share, please email: info@nsagrologists.ca

NSIA Recordings:

Local Podcasts:

National Podcasts:

Animal Nutrition Association of Canada (ANAC)

Jul
12
Tue
FCC: Your Path to Farm Transition Event Series
Jul 12 2022 – Mar 14 2023 all-day
Feb
7
Tue
Getting into the Weeds
Feb 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

In this session, the team will discuss how producers have improved their on-farm efficiency and profitability with a focus on ‘systems’ thinking. We will understand how these inefficiencies were addressed through equipment and production improvements with a discussion on measuring production targets, so you know if you’re moving in the right direction. 

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Rotational Grazing Workshop
Feb 7 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Perennia Specialists Katie Trottier, Shane Wood and experienced local graziers to learn about getting started with rotational grazing at this workshop at the Waterville Fire Hall. There will be a short presentation followed by a practical activity. 

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Feb
9
Thu
Managing Nitrogen in Protected, Soil-based Systems
Feb 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Managing crop fertility in protected spaces can be difficult to navigate throughout the growing season when deciding what to apply, how much of it and when. Join Judson Reid from Cornell University and Perennia Specialist Talia Plaskett on February 9, 2023, at noon to learn about nutrient management in protected, soil-based crops. Register now to secure your virtual spot and set yourself up for a productive growing season!

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Rotational Grazing Workshop
Feb 9 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Perennia Specialists Katie Trottier, Shane Wood and experienced local graziers to learn about getting started with rotational grazing at this workshop at the Microtel Inn & Suites in Antigonish. There will be a short presentation followed by a practical activity. 

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Atlantic Beef School- Marketing and Value Chain Module
Feb 9 @ 7:00 pm – Feb 23 @ 9:00 pm

The module will take place over 3 weeks (one 2 hour session each week) and will cover marketing and value chain in the beef industry.

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Feb
16
Thu
Getting into the Weeds: Trials and Tribulations of On-Farm Plots
Feb 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

On-farm research can lead to increased crop productivity and profitability by answering your questions about the benefits of using a new-to-you product or practice. In order to get quality results, there are key elements that need to be included in your investigations. This session will focus on considerations to consider when setting up and executing on-farm research trials.

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Mar
8
Wed
National Symposium on Agricultural Mental Health
Mar 8 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

The National Symposium on Agricultural Mental Health has been established to connect farmer mental health groups, researchers, government officials and policy makers, members of Canada’s agricultural community including agricultural associations and producer groups, individual advocates, and most importantly farmers to address the challenges and opportunities of the farmer mental health movement across the country.

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Apr
19
Wed
NSIA Annual General Meeting @ Inn on Prince, Truro NS
Apr 19 all-day
7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, NS B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 info@nsagrologists.ca