Events

EVENTS


Rural Delivery September 2016 

Sept. 14-15: Atlantic Agrology Workshop, Four Points by Sheraton, Moncton, N.B. Forum for presentation of new information and discussion on all aspects of agronomic crop production in the Atlantic region. Visit www.ianbia.com/2016-atlantic-agrologist-workshop/.

Sept. 15-19: Queens County Fair, Queens County Exhibition Grounds, Caledonia, N.S. Visit: www.queenscountyfair.ca.

Sept. 16-18: Nova Scotia Mycological Society Annual Mushroom Foray, Camp Geddie, Ponds, N.S. Contact beeruce.honey@gmail.com, or visit www.nsmushrooms.org.

Sept. 16-18: Hants County Exhibition, 1st weekend, Exhibition Park, Windsor, N.S. Visit www.hantscountyex.com for more information.

Sept. 18: Open Farm Day, Atlantic Provinces. Visit www.meetyourfarmer.ca for details and map.

Sept. 19: Hemlock Forest Walk, Odell Park, Fredericton, N.B. Walk through Fredericton’s old-growth hemlock forest, home to all 32 native species of the Acadian forest, with celebrated naturalist Dr. Jim Goltz. Identify trees, forest plants, and wildlife. Visit www.conservationcouncil.ca or www.facebook.com/savetheacadianforest.

Sept. 19 – 21: 2nd Canadian Organic Science Conference, Hotel Sandman, Montréal-Longueuil, Que. Presentations (in English) and farm visits. Visit www.craaq.qc.ca/en/Evenements-du-CRAAQ/2nd-canadian-organic-science-conference/e/2408.

Sept. 23-25: Hants County Exhibition, 2nd weekend, Exhibition Park, Windsor, N.S. Visit www.hantscountyex.com for more information.

Sept. 23-24: Sussex Vale Quilters’ Guild Autumn Splendor Show and Sale, Sussex Legion, Sussex, N.B. Tea and biscuits included with $5 entrance fee. Phone 506-433-3340.

Sept. 24: 8th Annual Annapolis Valley Giant Vegetable Growers Weigh Off, Glad Gardens, Waterville, N.S. Fun filled day of competition for largest, heaviest, and tallest vegetables, and activities for children and adults. All welcome to view competition or bring giant vegetables and compete. Phone Paul Ferguson, 902-582-1382, or kpphalen@hotmail.com.

Sept. 25: Biodynamic Workshop, Bear River Farms, Deep Brook, N.S. Learn basics, principles, and practicalities of biodynamic farming practices. Visit bearriverfarms.ca.

Sept. 30-Oct. 2: 4-H Nova Scotia Provincial Show, Provincial Exhibition Grounds, Truro, N.S. Visit www.novascotia4h.ca or www.facebook.com/4HNovaScotia for details.

Oct. 1: Atlantic Tool Collectors’ Association Fall show, Big White Barn, Port Williams, N.S. Large displays of antique tools and collectibles, free admission, 10:30am -3pm. Phone Art Keeble, 902-889-2324 or artafax6@gmail.com or visit www.tallships.ca/atlantictoolcollectors.

Atlantic Forestry September 2016

Sept. 17: Eastern N.S. Woodland Owner of the Year Public Field Day at Frank and Lelia Machnik’s woodlot, Bayfield and Polson Brook, Antigonish Co., N.S. Visit www.nswoods.ca/2016-woodland-owner-of-the-year-award.html.

Sept. 19: Hemlock Forest Walk, Odell Park, Fredericton, N.B. Walk through Fredericton’s old-growth hemlock forest, home to all 32 native species of the Acadian forest, with celebrated naturalist Dr. Jim Goltz. Identify trees, forest plants, and wildlife. Visit www.conservationcouncil.ca or www.facebook.com/savetheacadianforest.

Sept. 13: NBFWO Annual General Meeting, Fredericton Inn, Fredericton, N.B. Dale Prest of Community Forests International will speak about forest carbon trading. Email nbfwo@nb.aibn.com.

Sept. 19-24: Demo International & Conference, Vancouver, B.C. Co-hosted by UBC Faculty of Forestry, Canadian Woodlands Forum. In-woods demos featuring the latest equipment and products at Malcolm Knapp Research Forest, Maple Ridge, B.C. Email tcroft@cwfcof.org or call 902-897-6961, visit www.demointernational.com or www.cwfcof.org.

Sept. 24: Central N.S. and Provincial Woodland Owner of the Year Public Field Day at Matthew, Bonnie, Catherine and Donald Harrison’s woodlot, Lynn Mountain, Cumberland Co., N.S. Visit www.nswoods.ca/2016-woodland-owner-of-the-year-award.html.

Sept. 27-29: SFI Annual Conference, Linking Future Forests to Communities, Hilton Clearwater Beach, Clearwater Beach Fla. Visit www.sfiprogram.org.

Oct. 1: Lumberjack Heritage Fair, Wild Axe Park, Barrington, N.S. Lumberjack competition and show, axe throwing competition, chainsaw carving and more. For more information phone 902-637-7609 or email xlsports@mac.com, visit www.wildaxe.com.

Oct. 1: Western N.S. Woodland Owner of the Year Public Field Day at Larry and Greta Goodwin’s woodlot, Hillgrove, Digby Co., N.S. Visit www.nswoods.ca/2016-woodland-owner-of-the-year-award.html.

Oct. 2: North Nova Forest Owners Co-op 40th anniversary celebration, Wentworth, N.S. Join local landowners from Colchester, Cumberland and Pictou Counties and our forest industry partners at a live forestry event at a Wentworth area North Nova managed woodlot. Contact 902-548-2400 or email north.nova@northnovaforestry.com.

Oct. 3-7: FPInnovations Pulp and Paper and Bioproducts Course, Québec, Que. Concise lectures and hands-on training provide knowledge and background on how the pulp, paper and bioproducts business works in a constantly changing environment. Visit fpinnovations.ca for more information.

Oct. 5-6: NHRI Silviculture Prescription System Workshop, Edmundston, N.B. The two-day, in-woods Canadian Woodlands Forum workshop provides a hands-on approach to learning about recent advances and best practices for the management of quality tolerant hardwoods. Visit cwfcof.org/event/1368/ for more information.

Oct. 19-21: Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute’s Old Forest Conservation Science Conference, Debert Hospitality Centre, Debert, N.S. Visit www.merseytobeatic.ca.

Oct. 20-21: From Field and Forest Conference, Moncton, N.B. Connections and insights for woodlot and small farm owners, resource managers, rural entrepreneurs, non-timber forest products start-ups, contractors, consultants and service providers. Learn to build sustainable businesses from non-timber forest products and reach regional and international customers. Contact Fred Nott, 506-451-6987, Frederick.nott@unb.ca or visit www.fromfieldandforest.com.

Nov. 2-3: InterSaw, International Sawmilling Expo, Olympic Stadium, Montreal, Que. Full spectrum of technology will be showcased: from influences in the log-yard, through primary and secondary breakdown, to the final shipping of the product. Visit www.InterSawScie.ca.

Nov. 4: OptiSaw, Mill Optimization and Automation Technology Conference, Montreal Airport Marriott Hotel, Dorval, Que. Visit www.optisaw.com.

Atlantic Beef Summer 2016

Sept. 16-18: Hants County Exhibition, Hants County Exhibition Grounds, Windsor N.S. For more information visit hantscountyex.com.

Sept. 17: Atlantic Stockyards Fall Feeder Sale, Murray Siding, Truro, N.S. For details visit www.atlanticstockyards.com or phone Sean Firth, 902-893-9603 or 902-670-5999

Sept. 23-25: New Brunswick Beef Expo & Maritime Angus Gold Show, Princess Louise Park Show Centre, Sussex, N.B. For more information visit maritimeangus.blogspot.ca.

Sept. 23-25: Heritage Beef Classic, Hants County Exhibition, Windsor, N.S. For more information visit hantscountyex.com.

Sept. 24: Atlantic Stockyards Fall Equipment Sale, Murray Siding, Truro, N.S. For details visit www.atlanticstockyards.com or phone Sean Firth, 902-893-9603 or 902-670-5999.

Sept. 30-Oct.1: Canadian Blonde d’Aquitaine National Show, Sale and AGM, Olds, Alta. For more information phone 613-731-7110, email cbda@clrc.ca, or visit www.canadianblondeassociation.ca.

Oct. 1: Bar 5 Farms Dispersal Sale: cattle and frozen genetics, Bar 5 Farms, Markdale, Ont. For more information phone 1-866-986-2275, email bar5admin@xplornet.com or visit www.bar5.com.

Oct .15: Atlantic Stockyards Fall Feeder Sale, Murray Siding, Truro, N.S. For details visit www.atlanticstockyards.com or phone Sean Firth, 902-893-9603 or 902-670-5999.

Oct. 22: Maritime Angus In Action Sale, Nappan, N.S. Featuring top quality purebred and commercial Angus. Held in conjunction with the Atlantic Bonus Hereford sale, Autumn Classic Shorthorn sale, and the Salt Water Simmental sale. For more information contact Betty Lou Scott at 902-925-2057 or email windcrest.farm@ns.sympatico.ca.

Nov. 12: Atlantic Stockyards Fall Feeder Sale, Murray Siding, Truro, N.S. For details visit www.atlanticstockyards.com or phone Sean Firth, 902-893-9603 or 902-670-5999.

Dec. 3: Atlantic Stockyards Fall Feeder Sale, Murray Siding, Truro, N.S. For details visit www.atlanticstockyards.com or phone Sean Firth, 902-893-9603 or 902-670-5999.

 

Horse & Pony August – October 2016

Sept. 16-18: Dressage New Brunswick Bronze/Gold Show, Princess Louise Park, Sussex, N.B., judge Joanne White. Contact dressagenb@gmail.com.

Sept 16-18: Hants County Exhibition, Windsor N.S. MBRA Gymkhana (more than $5000 in prize money). Also draft horse, mini show, and horse pull. Entries close late August. Enquiries: hantscountyex.com enquiries/hantscountyex@eastlink.ca / 902-798-0000.

Sept. 17: Brae Fearann XC Derby, Brae Fearann Event and Equestrian Centre, Harvey Station, N.B. Contact info@braefearann.com, or visit www.braefearann.com or www.facebook.com/BraeFearannEventingFacility/.

Sept. 17: CNHP General Performance Series Horse Show, Salmon River, N.S. Offering classes in Hunter, English Hack, Novice, Western, and Gymkhana, plus $100 added Stake classes. For complete class list and entry forms, contact Sheri Morehouse at smorehouse@eastlink.ca.

Sept. 17: Seaglass Stables Hunter Show, Seaglass Stables, North Winsloe, P.E.I. Contact email, seaglass.stablespei@gmail.com or phone 902-303-2638.

Sept. 17-18: Fall Heritage Championship WHA/ IRHA Pointed Show, Crapaud Agriplex, Crapaud, P.E.I. High point “Heritage Champion” prizes to be awarded at end of show Sunday. Contact Alison McEwen, alison.borghese.pei@gmail.com or visit www.peiwesternhorse.com.

Sept.17-18: Summer Classic Horse Show, Clovelly Stables, Logy Bay, NL, NEA sanctioned competitions with judge Betty Ann McPhedran. Contact 709-765-7293 or email clovellystables@gmail.com.

Sept. 18: Central Nova Bronze Dressage Show, CNHP Facility, Truro, N.S. Contact Sheri Morehouse smorehouse@eastlink.ca or visit www.cnhp.ca for more information.

Sept. 22-25: EC Gold Show, Hants County Exhibition, Exhibition Park, Windsor, N.S. Hunter/Jumper/Hack/Harness ponies, and Western, judge Patty Markell, course designer Mike Giovinazzo; more than $6,000 in prizes. Contact David Coombes, 902-798-0000 or email hantscountyex@eastlink.ca.

Sept. 24: Dressage P.E.I. Schooling Show, Crapaud Agriplex, Crapaud, P.E.I., judge Michelle de Garie. Overnight stabling available. Contact dressagepei.wix.com.

Sept. 24-25: N.S. Dressage, Future View Stables, Truro, N.S., featuring the top rated rider and dressage clinician in the world, USDF Olympic, Pan Am, and World Cup medalist, Debbie McDonald. Limited seating by reservation only, $160 for two days, $85 for one. To reserve your spot please contact joduston@hotmail.com.

Sept 24-25: Equine Canada, Education Course for Eventing Officials, Wesley Clover Parks, Ottawa, Ont. Promotion and maintenance for Equine Canada eventing officials: technical delegates, three-day event judges, and eventing jumper judges. Visit equinecanada.ca/eventing for details.

Sept. 25: Annual Fall Fun Show, D & D Stables, Cap Pelé, N.B. Contact ddstable@rogers.com or phone 506-577-4033.

Sept. 30-Oct. 2: 4-H Nova Scotia Provincial Show, Provincial Exhibition Grounds, Truro, N.S. Visit www.novascotia4h.ca or www.facebook.com/4HNovaScotia for details.

Oct. 1: Kings County Fun Show, Princess Louise Park, Sussex, N.B. Visit Kings county Fun Show Facebook page for details.

Oct. 1: Jump P.E.I. Jumper Jackpot show, Bonshaw, P.E.I. Contact Amy Herring, 902-940-3652 or email amyherring18@hotmail.com.

Oct. 1-2: Willowbrook Cross Country Clinic and Derby Day, Willowbrook Farm, Tatamagouche, N.S. Contact www.sambeafarm.com.

Oct. 15-16: Seaglass Stables Hunter Show and Jumper Day, Seaglass Stables, North Winsloe, P.E.I. Contact seaglass.stablespei@gmail.com or phone 902-303-2638.

Oct. 7-9: Dressage New Brunswick and Provincial Championships, Princess Louise Park, Sussex, N.B., judges Brenda Minor and Alison Gallagher. Contact dressagenb@gmail.com.

Oct. 29-30: Five Fires Scotia Series Dressage Competition, Brookfield, N.S. Fall show including costume classes, judge Erin MacQuarrie. Contact carol@fivefires.ca.