Yesterday, about 30 people representing vineyards, the export industry, Acadia University, Perennia, Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI) and various other government departments gathered at Acadia for Think Export – Wine Edition. After a networking lunch participants learned about services available to the wine industry and spent the majority of the afternoon learning the ropes about what to consider for various export markets. Participants also had an opportunity to tour the ALAB's brand new space and find out about the roles the various equipment plays in the analysis of their wine samples. Participants found the workshop to be very helpful and they appreciated access to the ‘export experts’! ... See MoreSee Less
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Wednesday February 20th, 2019
The Maritime Beef Conference is quickly approaching and Perennia's Sheep and Beef specialist, Jonathan Wort is planning to be there. Are You?if you've read the latest issue of Farm Focus, the article on Identifying your farm's breeding goals before buying a bull is a great way to get excited for one of the Maritime Beef Conference's guest speakers: Dr. Kasteclic from University of Calgary. Where he will discuss Optimal Nutrition for the Growing Bull.
Dr. Kastelic received his DVM (with distinction) from the University of Saskatchewan (1982), an MS (1988) and PhD (1990) in Reproductive Physiology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a Professor of Honoris Causa (2007) from Szent István University (Budapest, Hungary). He was a practicing veterinarian in Alberta (1982-1984) and a Research Scientist at the Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada Lethbridge Research Centre (1990-2012) before joining the University of Calgary (2012).
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Perennia is planning to hire a summer student for our Kentville area office. The deadline for applications is Friday. Please check out Summer Student Aphid Research Assistant on our career page www.perennia.ca/about/careers/... See MoreSee Less
Last November Perennia’s Wine Quality Specialist, Neslihan Ivit was interviewed by Fresh Air Farmer - Andrew Campbell for a podcast about building a wine industry in Nova Scotia. Check out the interview here where she talks about some of the important analyses during winemaking and why the wines of Nova Scotia are unique.
Although the weather has improved, I'm sure it is still a lot colder out there than this picture makes it appear!The weather has improved and boats are back on the water! Have a great long weekend everyone! ... See MoreSee Less
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Friday February 15th, 2019
Congratulations to Alex Walsh and Michelle Cortens on their scholarships to attend IFTA Conference and tour later this month!A HUGE congratulations to our 2019 Young Professional Scholarship Recipients! Join us in honoring them at the 62nd Annual IFTA Conference and Tours February 24-28 in Rochester, New York. Registration closes this Monday - don't miss out! https://www.eventsquid.com/event.cfm?id=4940 ... See MoreSee Less