Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

June 24, 2011 15:07 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada Invests in Beef Genome Research

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 24, 2011) - Member of Parliament Rob Merrifield (Yellowhead), on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, will be at the 4S Simmental Ranch in Drayton Valley, Alberta on Monday, June 27 to announce support for Canada's beef sector.

EVENT:Announcement and media availability
DATE:Monday, June 27, 2011
TIME:10:00 a.m. (local time)
LOCATION:4S Simmental Ranch
Drayton Valley
Land location - SW2-51-7-W5

From Drayton Valley, 10 miles North on Hwy 22 to 624. East on 624 for 2 miles, location is on the left hand side.

Contact Information

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

    Heather Holmen
    Senior Regional Communications Advisor
    AAFC Alberta
    Office: 780-495-5524
    Cell: 780-232-5275