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Browsing Archive: June, 2011

CAA AGM review

Posted by Tim Dixon on Tuesday, June 21, 2011,
There is a recap of the Canadian Angus Association Annual General Meeting held in Clear Lake, Manitoba recently on the CAA website.

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Visit our Customers

Posted by Tim Dixon on Tuesday, June 14, 2011,
I just came back from dropping off an hamburger and asparagus order at the Lobster Barn in Victoria. We appreciate the local businesses that support us and I encourage you to visit them for a meal this summer.

Victoria Village Inn
Landmark Cafe
Maplethorpe Inn
Old Dublin Pub
Dundee Arms Inn
The Dunes Cafe

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PEI Beef Article

Posted by Tim Dixon on Tuesday, June 14, 2011,
Here is a great article from the good food revolution blog highlighting the great taste of PEI beef. We have had the pleasure of giving numerous tours to clients of Atlantic Beef Products over the last couple of years. It is a terrific opportunity to tell our story of environmentally friendly and low stress production to a consumer who is looking for more information about the food we produce and they consume. 

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Random pictures from around the farm

Posted by Tim Dixon on Sunday, June 12, 2011,

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Asparagus planting

Posted by Tim Dixon on Sunday, June 12, 2011,
Yesterday we planted some asparagus crowns. Since we have a small acreage we do it all by hand. With the help of some neighbors (Alex and Tessa Craig) we had planted 1000 plants in under two hours.
For those of you who are not familiar with asparagus, the material you plant are called crowns, a root mass that resembles spiders, for lack of a better term.
It will be 2013 before these plants will  be ready for harvest. Asparagus is a perennial crop and must be allowed to get established and build...
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Maritime Angus Field Day

Posted by Tim Dixon on Friday, June 3, 2011,
Good luck to all the junior exhibitors at the Maritime Angus Field Day and Junior show tomorrow in Port Elgin, NB.  It is being hosted by the Booth and Oulton families and many thanks to them. There are many sponsors that help to make this event an annual success. All the semen that is sold after the show has been graciously donated from across the country and all proceeds go to the juniors.

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