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Places & Times of interest to Atlantic farmers and woodlot owners.

Agricultural and forestry organizations and farm and woodlot owner associated groups may send notices to be published free of charge in this column. All notices must be received a month in advance of publication date. Send notices to Farm Focus Places & Times, P.O. Box 128, Yarmouth, N.S. B5A 4B1 or fax (902) 742-2311 or editor@atlanticfarmfocus.ca

Atlantic Agriculture Leadership Program now accepting applications for 2009/2010 program. Starts November 2009 for 18 months. For more information, see www.agleaders.ca. Deadline to apply is July 31, 2009.

JULY 25
Charlottetown Research Centre's 100th anniversary Open House, from 10am to 4pm, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.

JULY 29-30
Canadian Federation of Agriculture's 2009 semi annual meeting, Kelowna, British Columbia. The theme is "Restoring Profitability to the Farm Gate." (May be subject to change because of forest fires.)

AUG 15
Family Fun Day at Northville Farm Heritage Centre. Includes games, competitions, bounce room, wool crafts, music, and much more. Located at 1158 Steadman Road, Kings County, Nova Scotia. For more information, visit: www.northvillefarm.ca or email: info@northvillefarm.ca

AUG 21
Maritime Simmental Association Salt Walter Classic Elite Sale, Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition Grounds, Truro. Contact 506-756-2550 or 506-459-7066.

AUG 21-22
New Ross Community Fair, New Ross, Route 12, Nova Scotia. Features: Horse and Ox Pulls, Flower Show, Christmas Tree and Wreath Competitions, 4-H Displays, stage entertainment. Contact Debbie at 902-689-2737.

AUG 27-30
Kent County Agricultural Fair, Ste. Marie de Kent, New Brunswick includes: Draft Horse Show with Six and Eight-in- Hand competitions; the largest Sheep Show in the province with well over 100 entries of purebreds and grades; a Market Lamb Show and Auction; and a dairy and a beef show. Livestock exhibitors from all three Maritime provinces; www.expokent.ca

SEPT 5
Atlantic Sheep Sale, Agridome, Provincial Exhibition Grounds, Truro, Nova Scotia starting at 11:00 am. Purebred rams and ewes, grade and crossbred ewes. Sponsored by the Purebred Sheep Breeders Association of NS. Contact Rosemary Wort 902-671-2410 or herngatefarm@ns.sympatico.ca or Gwyneth Jones 902-369-2969.

SEPT 19
Nova Scotia Woodlot Owners and Operators Association's field day, hosted by Lloyd and Marlene Langille in the Hopewell area, near New Glasgow. NS Environment Wetland and Water Specialist John Brazner will listen to opinions and answer questions about a draft provincial wetland policy. For more information, please contact George Johnson, chair of the NSWOOA field day committee, at (902) 897-3750 (cell) or fhfarms@ns.sympatico.ca.

SEPT 25
Canadian Dairy Network's 14th annual meeting, St. John's, NL. Contact the CDN at (519) 767-9660 Ext. 101 Fax: (519) 767-6768 or: VanDoorm@cdn.ca http://www.cdn.ca
AUG 15,
Family Fun Day at Northville Farm Heritage Centre. Includes games, competitions, bounce room, wool crafts, music, and much more. Located at 1158 Steadman Road, Kings County, Nova Scotia. For more information, visit: www.northvillefarm.ca or email: info@northvillefarm.ca

SEPT 26
Harvest Day at Northville Farm Heritage Centre. Teams of horses will harvest oats with antique equipment and much more. Located at 1158 Steadman Road, Kings County, Nova Scotia. For more information, visit: www.northvillefarm.ca or email: info@northvillefarm.ca

SEPT 26-27
2009 New Brunswick Beef Expo, Princess Louise Show Centre, Sussex. Contact: Duncan Fraser at 506-856-2277 or Duncan.fraser@gnb.ca






Organizations: Nova Scotia Woodlot Owners and Operators Association, CDN

Geographic location: Nova Scotia, Maritime, Northville Steadman Road Hopewell New Glasgow St. John's New Brunswick Sussex

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