Farm Safety: Farmers Safety Corner – Farm Safety Plans

Join the Farm Safety Advisor in talking about the components of a farm safety plan, OHS compliance, who needs to have a plan, funding available to help pay for building a plan and whether you spend the time building the plan or getting help from the Farm Safety Advisor. Participants can join the meeting over … Continued

Scotia Horticultural Congress

The only constant in life is change, and because of the changes in NS Covid-19 regulations and increase in cases, we are moving to a fully virtual event! The continued support of our sponsors together with that of our Board of Directors is allowing us to provide this event complimentary to you, our growers and industry. We look … Continued

NS Fruit Growers Annual Convention

It is with great delight that NSFGA will once again be holding its 2022 Annual Convention on January 26th in person at the Old Orchard Inn.  We have a great line up of speakers addressing very relevant topics.  This year, our theme is “Protecting Your Investment.”   Keep an eye on the NSFGA website for … Continued

Farm Safety: Farmers Safety Corner – Farm Safety Plans

Join the Farm Safety Advisor in talking about the components of a farm safety plan, OHS compliance, who needs to have a plan, funding available to help pay for building a plan and whether you spend the time building the plan or getting help from the Farm Safety Advisor. Participants can join the meeting over … Continued

Farm Safety: Virtual Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is the help provided to a person developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Just as physical first aid is administered to an injured person before medical treatment can be obtained, MHFA is given until appropriate treatment is found or until the crisis is resolved. The … Continued

Municipal Planning Lunch and Learn

NSFA will be holding a lunch and learn webinar on Municipal Planning. This webinar will provide information to farmers on municipal planning strategies and highlight what kind of information will be useful for farmers to share with their municipality as part of the process. Date: February 9th, 2021 Time: Noon To register, please sign up … Continued

Farm Safety: Build a Farm Safety Plan

The Guide for the Farm Safety Plan and Workbook templates are a great resource to start building your own farm safety plan for the operations on your farm. This 3-hour webinar will review each section of the guide and reference the workbook templates available online, on USB, and in print. Learn the requirements to be … Continued

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Public Trust: Lunch and Learn – Using Social Media to Tell Your Story #2

Join our Public Trust Coordinator, Janette, for our second Lunch & Learn session on Using Social Media to Tell Your Story! This session will take place on February 14th at noon.   Topics covered during this lunch & learn include: tools for graphic design, using hashtags, and the Your Farmers Your Nova Scotia campaign.   … Continued

Farm Safety: Farmers Safety Corner – Personal Protective Equipment

Join the Farm Safety Advisor in determining what personal protective equipment maybe necessary for the hazards on your farm and local OHS regulation requirements for PPE.  Learn more about the upcoming Gear Up for Ag program where you will walk away with $75 worth of PPE for free.  All in partnership with 3M Canada and … Continued