Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

September 19, 2007 12:01 ET

Media Advisory/AAFC: Saskatchewan Farmers Take Action to Improve the Environment

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 19, 2007) - The Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, and the Honourable Mark Wartman, Minister of Saskatchewan Agriculture and Food, will be just outside Regina (20 minutes north of Regina) on September 20, to celebrate the completion of 9,000 Environmental Farm Plans in Saskatchewan.

The Ministers will be available to speak to media following the announcement.

EVENT: Announcement and media availability

DATE: Thursday, September 20

TIME: 1:00 p.m. (local time)

LOCATION: Lutzer-Latrace Seed Farm
Regina, Saskatchewan

Directions from Regina: Take Highway 11 north. Take Exit B and turn west (cross Highway 11). Travel west for 3.2 kilometres, then turn right. Drive north for 2 kilometres.

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    AAFC Saskatchewan
    Jan Cote
    Senior Regional Communications Advisor
    Cell: 306-529-7181