Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries News Releases Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries News Releases Investment in frozen lobster line at Paturel plant The provincial government is investing $36,000 to help Paturel International Co. establish a frozen lobster production line at its facility on Deer Island. The project will allow the company to increase production and return more employees to work. Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:08:00 -0300 New Brunswick delegates to attend trade show New Brunswick food businesses and industry associations will be in Vancouver next week to develop business opportunities at the Canadian Produce Marketing Association Convention and Trade Show. Fri, 20 Apr 2018 13:00:00 -0300 Investments to support co-location, infrastructure in St. George Improvements and renovations valued at more than $470,000 will be made to Department of Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries offices in St. George this year. Mon, 09 Apr 2018 12:56:00 -0300 Partnership supports sustainable, innovative growth in New Brunswick agriculture sector New Brunswick farmers and food processors will have access to funding for new, innovative agriculture programs under the new Canadian Agricultural Partnership. Thu, 05 Apr 2018 15:34:00 -0300 New Brunswickers encouraged to “Tap into maple syrup season” Maple season is here and New Brunswickers are encouraged to take advantage of all the products and experiences the industry has to offer. Thu, 05 Apr 2018 10:02:00 -0300 New Brunswick companies highlight their products at Boston seafood show A New Brunswick business delegation has wrapped up its visit to Seafood Expo North America 2018 where companies from the province’s fish and seafood industry met with buyers from around the world. Tue, 13 Mar 2018 11:38:00 -0300 Minister meets with delegations from China, South Korea Aquaculture and Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet is meeting fish and seafood buyers from South Korea and China as part of efforts to expand export markets for New Brunswick products. Mon, 12 Mar 2018 10:35:00 -0300 Premier leads New Brunswick delegation to Boston seafood show Premier Brian Gallant and Aquaculture and Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet will lead a business delegation to North America’s largest seafood show. Fri, 09 Mar 2018 14:57:00 -0300 Oyster processor receives federal and provincial support for new technology La Maison BeauSoleil, a Neguac-based oyster processor, is investing in new technology to clean and package fresh oysters with the help of nearly $800,000 from the federal and provincial governments. Fri, 23 Feb 2018 13:47:00 -0300 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 Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:08:00 -0300