Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

August 03, 2011 15:48 ET

Media Advisory: Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba Crop and Livestock Producers Get Assistance to Deal With Excess Moisture and Flooding

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 3, 2011) - Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Bob Bjornerud will be in McTaggart, SK on Thursday, August 4, 2011 to make an announcement in support of farmers.

EVENT: Announcement and media availability
DATE: Thursday, August 4, 2011
TIME: 10:00 a.m. (local time)
LOCATION: Douglas Farm, McTaggart, SK

Directions to Douglas Farm: From McTaggart on Highway 39 (100 km Southeast of Regina), turn north on the first grid road on the west side of town (Range Road 2155). Turn east at the second driveway immediately after crossing the rail tracks. There is a large cedar home in a yard surrounded by trees.

Media unable to attend in person are invited to participate in the announcement by calling 1-866-321-6651 and quoting the confirmation code: 4372065. Please dial in five to 10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time.

Contact Information

  • Media Relations
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    613-773-7972
    1-866-345-7972

    Jan Cote
    AAFC Communications and Consultations Branch
    Office: 306-780-7076
    Cell: 306-529-7181