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Harper Government Invests to Boost Canadian Potato Exports
Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced today an investment of up to $1.4 million for Potatoes New Brunswick to lead a national research effort to help improve potato yields and the export competitiveness of Canadian French fries.
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Investing in Agriculture Research and Animal Health
A $3.9 million modern facility that significantly improves Newfoundland and Labrador's ability to identify and respond to foreign animal diseases was officially opened by the Honourable Vaughn Granter, Minister Responsible for the Forestry and Agrifoods A
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Harper Government Invests in New Canadian Wheat Research Partnership
Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz today announced the first of its kind $3.4 million public-private-producer partnership (P4) wheat breeding program.
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New Research, Development Projects to Receive $2 Million in Federal and Provincial Support
The governments of Canada and Manitoba are investing more than $2 million over three years to support 24 research and development projects in Manitoba's agriculture and agri-food sector, Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Manitoba Agriculture, Fo
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Minister Ritz applauds new strategic research partnership
Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz today welcomed the establishment of an international research partnership between CANTERRA SEEDS Limited and Groupe Limagrain of France.
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Harper Government Secures Access for Fresh British Columbia Blueberries to China
The Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture, and the Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, and Member of Parliament for Abbotsford, today announced that Canada and China have agreed to sustained market access for fresh British Columb
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Canada Regains Market Access for Live Swine to Chile
The Harper Government has re-established market access to Chile for live swine, a market that industry estimates was worth approximately $350,000 in 2013. Canada had been Chile's main supplier of live swine for over 10 years, prior to 2014 when Chile temp
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