Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries News Releases Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries News Releases New Brunswick companies conclude visit to China A delegation from New Brunswick has concluded a weeklong trade mission to China, where the group promoted companies and products and highlighted the province as a tourism destination and educational hub. Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:02:00 -0300 New guidebook to help producers utilize social media A new guidebook has been issued to help farmers, fishermen, aquaculture producers, and other local food and beverage producers promote and market their products online. Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:02:00 -0300 New Brunswick products highlighted in China Wild blueberries, salmon and lobster from New Brunswick are being spotlighted in China as part of efforts to expand markets in that country. Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:59:00 -0300 Delegation to promote trade, sign agreement in China Lt.-Gov. Jocelyne Roy Vienneau and Aquaculture and Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet will lead a delegation to China Jan. 14-20. Fri, 12 Jan 2018 09:58:00 -0300 Deck the halls with a locally grown Christmas tree or wreath New Brunswickers are encouraged to spruce up their homes this holiday season by taking home a local, sustainably grown Christmas tree or wreath. Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:56:00 -0300 Make buying local a holiday tradition New Brunswickers are encouraged to make buy-local a key part of their holiday celebrations this year. Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:00:00 -0300 Maritime Fishermen’s Union makes early repayment of loan The Maritime Fishermen’s Union is giving $6.8 million to the provincial government to complete early repayment of an $11-million loan provided in 2010 to support the sustainability of the lobster fishery in eastern New Brunswick. Thu, 07 Dec 2017 15:28:00 -0300 Capital budget includes $500,000 for agricultural services equipment The provincial government is investing $500,000 in agricultural services equipment as part of the 2018-19 capital budget. Tue, 21 Nov 2017 11:49:00 -0300 Seafood companies to showcase products to buyers in Asia Ten New Brunswick seafood companies are visiting Taiwan and China this week as part of an effort to develop new business opportunities overseas. Mon, 30 Oct 2017 10:26:00 -0300 Agriculture in the Classroom program launches in schools More New Brunswick students are digging into agriculture this year thanks to the launch of the new Agriculture in the Classroom program. Fri, 20 Oct 2017 09:26:00 -0300 Shellfish Aquaculture Development Strategy launched The provincial government has released the New Brunswick Shellfish Aquaculture Development Strategy 2017-2021. Fri, 13 Oct 2017 10:52:00 -0300 Record number of inner Bay-of-Fundy Atlantic salmon released A record number of wild, adult inner Bay-of-Fundy Atlantic salmon have been released into the rivers of Fundy National Park thanks to a partnership between First Nations, the aquaculture industry and the federal and provincial governments. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 13:04:00 -0300 Financial support for expansion of apple farm The provincial government is helping a new owner add six acres of high-density apple trees in Prince William. Tue, 03 Oct 2017 10:36:00 -0300 Learn more about local food during Open Farm Day New Brunswick farmers will be opening their doors Sunday, Sept. 17, to give the public a first-hand look at operations. Tue, 12 Sep 2017 09:37:00 -0300 Study to determine raccoon, skunk populations Researchers will be setting traps in Saint John and Fredericton, as well as forested and agricultural areas in southwestern New Brunswick, to help determine the population density of raccoons and skunks. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:49:00 -0300 New inshore fishery region to be proclaimed Aug. 1 An amendment creating a new region in the Bay of Fundy under the Inshore Fisheries Representation Act will come into effect Aug. 1. Fri, 28 Jul 2017 13:49:00 -0300 Small hive beetle detected in the province For the first time, the small hive beetle has been found in New Brunswick honeybee colonies. Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:16:00 -0300 REVISED / Buy New Brunswick campaign launched The Buy New Brunswick campaign is travelling the province again this year, promoting homegrown foods and beverages. Fri, 14 Jul 2017 13:10:00 -0300 Rabies control measures to be conducted in communities in western New Brunswick The provincial government will begin rabies control measures this month in Fredericton, Saint John and other communities in western New Brunswick. Tue, 04 Jul 2017 10:09:00 -0300 Official opening of distillery in Malden A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held today to mark the grand opening of Blue Roof Distillers. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:14:00 -0300 Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:02:00 -0300