Posted On Mar 13, 2015
Manitoba’s place as a leader in the global grains industry will be strengthened by a $2 million investment in new, specialized equipment at the Canadian International Grains Institute (Cigi) in Winnipeg, Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and
Posted On Mar 12, 2015
A Direct Farm Marketing Workshop was delivered by the federal and provincial governments in partnership with the Newfoundland and Labrador Horticulture Producers Council, on March 11-12, 2015, in St. John's, NL. This event provided participants with new i
Posted On Mar 10, 2015
The Department of Agriculture has extended a program to increase and support bee production in Nova Scotia, federal Agriculture Minister Ritz and provincial Agriculture Minister Keith Colwell announced today.
The Pollination Expansion Program provides
Posted On Mar 05, 2015
The Canada and Manitoba governments will invest nearly $1.5 million in 289 on-farm food safety projects, Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Minister Ron Kostyshyn announced today.
Posted On Mar 02, 2015
After connecting farm-based businesses with ideas, information and other resources for 20 years, the next Direct Farm Marketing Conference will encourage participants to find new marketing opportunities for sustainable growth, Federal Agriculture Minister
Posted On Feb 20, 2015
Today, Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, the Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State (Foreign Affairs and Consular), on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minist
Posted On Feb 19, 2015
Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced today that the Crop Logistics Working Group (CLWG) has received a renewed mandate to bring together agriculture sector experts to provide advice on how to improve the grain handling and transportation system. The