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25 August 2010
The provincial government has introduced amendments to regulations under the Fisheries and Aquaculture Development Act that will improve the access to, and administration of the financial programs of the Fisheries and Aquaculture Development Board (FADB).
25 August 2010
New Brunswick potato growers will receive up to $3 million to help offset the extra costs of cleaning and disinfection of storage facilities and disposing of ruined product following a difficult growing season in 2009.
25 August 2010
New Brunswickers are encouraged to show their provincial and regional pride in the food produced in Atlantic Canada by participating in this year's Eat Atlantic Challenge on Thursday, Sept. 2.
25 August 2010
The provincial government has introduced amendments to regulations under the Agricultural Development Act and the Livestock Incentives Act that will improve the administration of and access to the financial programs of the Agricultural Development Board (ADB).
18 August 2010
Multi-year strategies to guide continued sustainable development of the aquaculture sector in New Brunswick were released today.
16 July 2010
The provincial government is providing financial support aimed at ensuring the ongoing development of the aquaculture industry on New Brunswick's east coast.
14 July 2010
Fisheries and Aquaculture Day will be held at the New Brunswick Aquarium and Marine Centre on Friday, July 16. The event will be held as part of the New Brunswick Fisheries and Aquaculture Festival.
08 July 2010
The next annual conference of federal, provincial and territorial ministers of agriculture will be held in Saint Andrews from July 6 to 8, 2011. Agriculture and Aquaculture Minister Ronald Ouellette extended the invitation to his counterparts at this year's conference in Saskatoon.
02 July 2010
Federal, provincial, and territorial ministers of agriculture will hold their annual meeting in Saskatoon, Sask., July 7 and 8. Agriculture and Aquaculture Minister Ronald Ouellette will represent New Brunswick.
29 June 2010
The provincial government has made an investment in Milk 2020, a New Brunswick not-for-profit organization comprised of milk producers and processors. Agriculture and Aquaculture Minister Ronald Ouellette made the announcement today.
23 June 2010
The first multi-year strategy for transforming the agriculture sector in New Brunswick was released today.
16 June 2010
An opportunity to serve as a member of the Agricultural Development Board is now available for New Brunswickers. Expressions of interest will be received until Friday, July 16.
14 June 2010
The provincial government is making a further investment in the New Brunswick Aquarium and Marine Centre in Shippagan.
01 June 2010
The first cranberry vine at the Ocean Spray project outside Rogersville was planted today by Premier Shawn Graham. Graham toured the site with property manager Marc Daoust and construction manager Bob Ieronimo.
25 May 2010
The provincial government is investing an additional $1 million under two initiatives to support land development and enhancement of livestock genetics.
10 May 2010
The federal and New Brunswick governments are investing $7.7 million to support innovation and opportunity for New Brunswick farmers.
05 May 2010
A new interactive website for the New Brunswick Aquarium and Marine Centre was launched today.
26 April 2010
Farmers in New Brunswick made $52.9 million in profits in 2009. They had sustained a $2.7 million loss in 2008.
21 April 2010
The following statement is issued today by Agriculture and Aquaculture Minister Ronald Ouellette to mark National Soil Conservation Week, April 18 - 24: National Soil Conservation Week is an opportunity to celebrate good soil management practices and to reflect on how significant soil is as a resource in the production of ...
12 March 2010
The following statement was issued today by Agriculture and Aquaculture Minister Ronald Ouellette to mark Canadian Agricultural Safety Week, March 14 - 20: The purpose of Canadian Agricultural Safety Week is to promote the importance of safe farming practices.
29 January 2010
FREDERICTON (CNB) - Agriculture and Aquaculture Minister Ronald Ouellette issued the following statement about recent developments in the chicken-processing sector:
20 January 2010
FREDERICTON (CNB) - Chicken produced in the province must be processed at New Brunswick's only federally designated plant, Nadeau Poultry Farm Ltd. in Saint-François-de-Madawaska, according to a temporary order issued by Agriculture and Aquaculture Minister Ronald Ouellette.
30 October 2009
FREDERICTON (CNB) - Hog farmers in the province will have early access to additional 2009 AgriStability funding. The federal and provincial governments will advance up to 75 per cent of estimated 2009 payments, meaning that an additional $1.2 million in assistance is being made available to the industry.
27 October 2009
FREDERICTON (CNB) - Sustainable development in the province's fisheries and aquaculture industries will be the topic of Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet's speech at the 2009 Global Outlook for Aquaculture Leadership (GOAL) conference being held in Seattle, Wash., from Oct. 27-30.
22 September 2009
Agri-food products and agri-tourism in New Brunswick were highlighted when Agriculture and Aquaculture Minister Ronald Ouellette toured a Florenceville farm today. The minister was joined at the Hunter Bros. farm by representatives from the Canadian Agri-tourism Working Group.