Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

March 16, 2011 11:35 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada Invests in Research for Potato Growers

Real Action to fight the Golden Nematode

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 16, 2011) - The Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Minister of State (Agriculture) will be in Saint-Ambroise, Quebec on Thursday, March 17 to announce an investment in research to support potato producers in Quebec.

EVENT: Announcement
   
DATE: Thursday, March 17
   
TIME: 10:00 a.m. (local time)
   
LOCATION: Ferme A. Rivard et Fils
  285 Rang 9,
  Saint-Ambroise, QC

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    613-773-7972
    1-866-345-7972
    or
    Office of the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn
    Celine Falardeau
    Senior Advisor, Communications
    613-773-1088
    or
    AAFC Quebec
    Dominique Richer
    Communications Officer
    418-648-7157