Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

June 24, 2014 11:33 ET

Media Advisory: Harper Government Investing in Innovation for the Sunflower Sector

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 24, 2014) - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

On behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and the Honourable Ron Kostyshyn, Manitoba Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, Member of Parliament Larry Maguire (Brandon-Souris) will be in Fairfax, Manitoba on Wednesday, June 25 to make an announcement in support of the sunflower sector.

Event Announcement
Date Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Time 10:00 a.m. (local time)
Location Dobson Farms
SW 5-6-20 W1
Fairfax, Manitoba

Directions to location of announcement

From the junction of Highway 10 and 23, drive 8.8 kilometers west on the north side of the road.

There will be a farm implement at the lane as a marker. Depending on the weather, the event will either be held in the front or backyard of the house or in the shop if it rains.

Contact Information

  • Emily Hogeveen
    Press Secretary
    Office of the Honourable Gerry Ritz
    613-773-1059

    Media Relations
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)
    Ottawa, Ontario
    613-773-7972
    1-866-345-7972
    Follow us on Twitter: @AAFC_Canada

    Colin Chudley
    Regional Communications Officer
    AAFC Manitoba Office
    204-259-4113
    Cellular: 204-232-3493