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Attend the NS Agri-Innovation Symposium


March 15, 2010
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March 15, 2010, Truro, NS – Farm producers,
agri-businesses and researchers are invited to participate in the Nova Scotia
Agri-Innovation Symposium being held March 23 at the Holiday Inn in Truro, NS.



March 15, 2010, Truro, NS – Farm producers,
agri-businesses and researchers are invited to participate in the Nova Scotia
Agri-Innovation Symposium
being held March 23 at the Holiday Inn in Truro, NS.

Participants will learn from successful Nova Scotia
farmers and agri-business operators some of the key elements that make their
business a success. The event will also feature relevant information on
government programs and services geared to help farm and agri-businesses be
more profitable.

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In this one-day event you will learn about:

  • the link between innovation and profitability
  • how to overcome obstacles and  barriers
  • real-life, real-time success stories
  • the importance of planning
  • how to connect with research and business services
  • networking opportunities
  • federal and provincial policy and programs and
    services on science, innovation and research.

Partners in support of the event include Agriculture
and Agri-Food Canada
, the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture, the Nova
Scotia Federation of Agriculture
and the Nova Scotia Agricultural College. This
event is a part of Growing Forward, a federal-provincial-territorial
initiative.

Advance registration is required by Friday, March 19.
The cost to attend this event is $40 including lunch and coffee breaks. Payment
by cash or cheque payable to the Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture will be
collected on-site the day of the event.

To register or for more information, please contact
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada at 902-896-3652 or by email at Laurie.Eagles@agr.gc.ca
or, visit the N.S. Federation of Agriculture website at www.nsfa-fane.ca/innovation-symposium.