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Industry Group Makes Recommendations to Advance Ag Sector Innovation
Today, the Agri-Innovators Committee’s final report was presented to federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) Agricultural Ministers during their annual meeting. The report outlines recommendations to help the sector realize its full growth potent
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Governments Boost Competitiveness in the Bioproducts Sector
Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Minister Ron Kostyshyn, today announced a combined federal-provincial investment of over $1.9 million to the Composites Innovation Centre to support FibreCITY, North Amer
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Mink Producers Granted More Time to Repay Cash Advances
Canada's mink producers facing financial challenges as they adjust to a dramatic shift in the world mink market have been granted more time to repay cash advances under the Advance Payments Program (APP). Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz today announced a
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Harper Government Invests in New Surveillance System to Document Canadian Honey Bee Health
Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz today announced an investment of $1 million to the Beekeepers Commission of Alberta to initiate a four-year-nation-wide surveillance project to document the health profile of honey bee colonies in Canada.
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Western Crop Producers Have More Time to Repay Cash Advances
Producers who have been unable to sell their crops due to rail transportation challenges now have more time to repay their 2013 cash advances under the Advance Payments Program (APP). Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz today announced a Stay of Default on th
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Harper Government Supports New Centre of Excellence to Benefit Canadian Beef Sector
Today, Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz together with Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification Michelle Rempel announced $3,844,800, through the Western Diversification Program, to support the establishment of the Canadian Beef Centre of Exce
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Minister Ritz and Canadian Industry Increasing Business with China
Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz continues his trade mission to China, where he has been showcasing Canada's agricultural capabilities to help build a stronger, mutually-beneficial and prosperous bilateral relationship.
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