Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries News Releases Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries News Releases Funding for Atlantic Canada Fish Farmers Association An investment of $460,000 is being made in equipment aimed at improving the effectiveness, quality and sustainability of New Brunswick’s fisheries and seafood sector. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 17:13:00 -0400 Federal and provincial governments help fish plant rebuild after fire The provincial and federal governments today announced a repayable contribution of just over $1 million to Miscou Fish Products Inc. and the Canadian Crab Packers Associates Ltd. for new equipment and technology to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of its processing operations. Fri, 03 Aug 2018 10:54:00 -0400 Rabies prevention and control measures to be conducted in communities in western and southern New Brunswick The provincial government will undertake rabies prevention and control measures this summer in Fredericton, Saint John and other communities in western and southern New Brunswick. Mon, 02 Jul 2018 08:33:00 -0400 Website for new farmers launched in New Brunswick A new website that will connect prospective farmers with a “one-stop shop” to help them investigate opportunities in the sector was officially launched today. Thu, 07 Jun 2018 11:22:00 -0400 Innovative made-in-New Brunswick technology being tested Aquaculture and Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet recently met with a New Brunswick company developing innovative technology for the aquaculture and fisheries sectors. Thu, 24 May 2018 11:45:00 -0400 $1-million investment in New Brunswick Aquarium and Marine Centre The provincial government is investing $1 million for improvements and renovations to the New Brunswick Aquarium and Marine Centre in Shippagan. Wed, 23 May 2018 13:25:00 -0400 Site suitability maps launched to help identify farming potential New interactive maps that will help existing and prospective farmers identify properties that may be favourable to certain crops were officially launched today. Wed, 02 May 2018 09:54:00 -0400 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 -0400 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 -0400 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 -0400 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 -0400 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 -0400 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 -0400 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 -0400 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 -0400 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 -0400 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 -0400 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 -0400 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 -0400 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 -0400 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 17:13:00 -0400