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Community groups, schools, and early childhood centres will have more resources to teach Islanders about fresh, local food – including the students at Queen Elizabeth Elementary in Kensington. Research coordinator Karen Murchison of the PEI Certified Organic Producers Cooperative says her group...
The, Community Food Security and Food Education Program, is a joint effort with the province’s departments of Agriculture and Fisheries, Health and Wellness, and Education, Early Learning and Culture. It is intended to promote good nutrition and healthy food choices, build community self-reliance,...
Concentrated Flow Analysis Application Form
The Concentrated Flow Analysis program will provide an opportunity for producers to have their fields assessed using geographic information system analysis (GIS) and, in consultation with a soil conservation specialist, determine areas of potential soil erosion and discuss management options. ...
Form for Dairy farmers to have milk tested
Package Name PEI Farmer Rate Off Island Farmer or Non-Farmer Rate Dairy analysis fee schedule, DAIRY ANALYSIS (Raw Milk), (Rates do not include HST) (Rates do not include HST) Antibiotic Inhibitor** (Voluntary Cow Sample) Beta Lactams, Sulfa, Tetracyclines $15.00 $30.00 Individual Bacteria...
This October, Island hog farmers, local markets, and our talented chefs will be in the spotlight as PEI Porktoberfest kicks off its 6th annual campaign. Between October 1 and 12, the campaign focuses on ‘PEI Pork At Home’, with multiple ways for Islanders to celebrate PEI hog farmers by cooking...
It’s that time of year again – Open Farm Day is being celebrated across the region on Sunday, September 17, 2017. Farmers in Prince Edward Island will once again open their doors to give the public a first-hand look at how local farms contribute to Canadian agriculture. There is a wide range of...
Government is fulfilling its budget commitment to provide funding to community groups that increase Islanders' awareness of fresh, healthy local foods. The Community Food Security and Food Education Program will help community groups, schools, early child-care centres, and other organizations...
There seems to be a sporadic outbreak of thistle caterpillars this year in many soybean fields across the province. Growers are encouraged to scout their fields to assess any damage. The following bullets provide some information about the insect. Thistle caterpillars are the larvae of the painted...