File contains reproductions of portraits of W. A. Costa, 2nd year Nova Scotia Agricultural College (1907), and W.A. DeCosta, President and Associate Editor of the Atlantic Advocate (1915). There is also a photographic reproduction of a recruitment poster of the No. 2 Construction Battalion.
File contains excerpts from the thesis “The underside of glory : AfriCanadian enlistment in the Canadian expeditionary force, 1914-1917” by Sean Flynn Foyn. University of Ottawa. 1999. Excerpts concern W.A. DeCosta’s role as publisher of the Atlantic Advocate and his military experience. http://www.nlc-bnc.ca/obj/s4/f2/dsk2/ftp03/MQ48151.pdf
Collection includes records that Edith Zillig wither created or collected related to sheep, the sheep breeding industry, and wool from 1811-2003. Records include published and unpublished papers, correspondence, reports, pamphlets, booklets, monographs, magazines, newsletters, photographs, filmstrips, recipes, and artifacts.
File contains 40 photographs taken by Gene Fortney, Vince Zelazny, Dave Patriquin, David Gautier, and M. Willison (and collected by Bill Freedman), in Ontario, Saskatchewan, and Alberta, in 1999. Photographs show agricultural scenes, such as hayfields near Calgary, strip cropping in Saskatchewan, soybean growing in Nova Scotia, and grape growing in southern Ontario.
File is an audio reel containing an episode of Earth Action, a radio program broadcast on CKDU radio 88.1. The episode features Stuart Hill, previously a professor at McGill University who established Ecological Agriculture Projects, on organic agriculture with Chris. The episode aired on July 21, 1988, and was rebroadcasted on July 25, 1988.
File is an audio reel containing an episode of Earth Action, a radio program broadcast on CKDU radio 88.1. The episode aired on April 22, 1993, and was rebroadcasted on April 23, 1993 on The Evening Affair, CKDU's evening public affairs radio program.
Item is a photograph of orchards and trees in Nova Scotia in the early 20th century. Photograph is a reproduction of a glass slide that may have been taken by Nova Scotia Agricultural College professor Fred C. Sears, original R3.
Item is a photograph of spraying in Nova Scotia in the early 20th century. Photograph is a reproduction of a glass slide that may have been taken by Nova Scotia Agricultural College professor Fred C. Sears, original R25.
Item is a "domestic" photograph in Nova Scotia in the early 20th century. Photograph is a reproduction of a glass slide that may have been taken by Nova Scotia Agricultural College professor Fred C. Sears, original R38.
Citation: Fellows, I.F. and Byers, D.M. 1970. Economic Effects of a Com Silage Program on Connecticut Dairy Fanns. Bulletin 412. Storrs Agricultural Experiment Station, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, The University of Connecticut, Storrs .
This file contains a study of 1984 costs, returns and production information of the Nova Scotia sheep enterprises by Esben E. Arnfast, BSc. (Ag.) Agriculture Canada and James C. Oxley, P. Ag. Agriculture Canada.
Collection consists of records with information about individual co-operatives and credit unions in Atlantic Canada, as well as documents from larger region-wide co-operative organizations. There is also a large section of general co-operative literature about co-operation as a social movement, in Canada and around the world. There are published books, serials, brochures, reports, photographs and slides, maps, audio and visual material, and artifacts. The age of the materials ranges from the early 1900s up to 2002, the majority spans from the 1950s to the 1990s.
Series contains records relating to the history of the Nova Scotia Agriculture College and its relationship with agriculture in Nova Scotia and across the world. This includes early drafts for a university motto and crest, past principal's signatures, and contributions to the provincial government between 1904-2010. Subseries' includes History of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College and agriculture in Nova Scotia. Record types found are textual files, reports, drawings, correspondence, books, and photographs.