Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture

Department of Animal Science and Aquaculture

Dr. David Barrett

  • Controlled breeding protocols (ovarian follicular wave, heat and ovulation) for sheep and cattle
  • Effects of beneficial fatty acids (omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and conjugated linoleic acid) on reproductive performance
  • Effects of phytoestrogens from clover and soybean on reproductive performance

Dr. Stefanie Colombo

  • Aquaculture nutrition and production
  • Fatty acid biosynthesis in fish
  • Environmentally sustainable feeds
  • Nutrigenomics
  • Impact of climate change on nutrition
  • Farmed seafood nutritional quality

Dr. Hossain Farid

  • Genetic control of mink immune response to infection by the Aleutian mink disease virus
  • Genome analysis of the Aleutian mink disease virus
  • Inter and intra population genetic variability of sheep and mink using molecular markers

Dr. Alan Fredeen

  • Environmental impacts of dairy production
  • System effects on the healthfulness of milk
  • Challenges confronting pasture-based milk production
  • In vitro evaluation of factors affecting digestion in the rumen

Dr. Leslie A. MacLaren

  • Agricultural genomics
  • Agriculture
  • Agroecosystems
  • Animal physiology
  • Cell and molecular biology
  • Food and culture
  • Food and health
  • Nutritional supplementation
  • Physiology
  • Placentation
  • Pregnancy
  • Reproductive hormones
  • Ruminants
  • Sustainable agriculture

Dr. Sarah Stewart-Clark

  • Invasive species
  • Aquaculture genomics
  • Shellfish production
  • Climate change impacts
  • Aquaculture ecology

events

  1. Scotia Horticultural Congress

    January 27 @ 8:00 am - January 28 @ 5:00 pm
  2. Nova Scotia Fruit Growers Association Annual Convention

    January 28 @ 7:00 pm - January 29 @ 4:00 pm
  3. Nova Scotia Beekeepers Association Annual Meeting

    February 21 @ 8:00 am - February 22 @ 5:00 pm
  4. 1st Annual Agriculture Minister’s Conference

    March 3 @ 8:00 am - March 4 @ 4:00 pm
  5. Egg Farmers of Nova Scotia Annual Meeting

    March 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

contact

7 Atlantic Central Drive
East Mountain, N.S.
B6L 2Z2

Phone – 902-893-2293
Fax – 902-893-7063
E-mailinfo@nsfa-fane.ca