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Chainsaw Safety and Sharpening Courses Being Offered
March 22, 2004

Due to popular demand, the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries, Aquaculture and Forestry...

March 19, 2004

While he admits modern day agriculture has more than its share of challenges, Casey VanDiepen...

CAIS Deadlines Extended
March 10, 2004

Agriculture, Fisheries, Aquaculture and Forestry Minister Kevin MacAdam has announced the...

MacAdam Expresses Reservations About Surette Report
March 3, 2004

Prince Edward Island Fisheries Minister Kevin MacAdam today expressed reservations about some...

Egg and Hog Board Election Results
March 1, 2004

Donald Drake, Waterside, John Dennis, Tyne Valley, and Peter Stavert, Freetown, have been...

New Program for Cull Cattle
March 1, 2004

Producers will no longer have to wait until cattle are slaughtered to receive assistance...

Fluid (Table) Milk Prices Increase on March 1
February 27, 2004

Kenneth MacLellan, Chair of Prince Edward Island Marketing Council, today announced that the...

Farmers Receive Payments Under Assistance Program
February 26, 2004

Prince Edward Island farmers are receiving their full share of payments under the Canadian...

Women's Institutes Ask Retailers For Local Products
February 24, 2004

Members of Federated Women's Institute of Prince Edward Island have launched a campaign to...

Hog Board Has New Member
February 13, 2004

Marketing Council today announced that Leza Matheson-Wolters has been appointed to the Hog...

Funding Available for Agricultural Research
February 13, 2004

The next quarterly deadline for submissions for funding under the Prince Edward Island Agricultural...

Farmers Helping Farmers
January 20, 2004

A group of Islanders representing Farmers Helping Farmers has arrived in east Africa to continue...

Chainsaw Safety Courses Offered
January 14, 2004

Chainsaw safety courses will be offered across the Island this month by the Provincial Forest...

Seed Potato Quality Higher Again This Year
January 12, 2004

Preliminary results from the post-harvest testing of Prince Edward Island seed potatoes indicate...

Study Looks at Feasibility of Malt Barley
January 5, 2004

Getting "value added" and developing new products are two of the key goals of 21st century...

New Regulations for Pet Stores
December 29, 2003

The provincial government has approved new regulations under the Companion Animal Protection...

Egg Producers Gearing up HACCP Program
December 19, 2003

Food safety and quality is securing a better competitive edge for Prince Edward Island eggs...

PEI Envy of Country When it Comes to EFP's
December 19, 2003

When it comes to environmental farm planning, Prince Edward Island leads the country. With...

Hayden Produce Establishes Traceback System
December 12, 2003

With a new traceback system now on stream at Hayden Produce, the company can track any load...

Loading Systerm Allows for Expansion to New Markets
December 12, 2003

Blueberries have been one of the major growth areas in Prince Edward Island agriculture over...

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