Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

October 31, 2011 13:08 ET

Media Advisory: New Economic Opportunities for Barley Farmers

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 31, 2011) - Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz will attend an event at Rahr Malting on Tuesday, November 1, in celebration of the Harper Government's commitment to deliver marketing freedom and new economic opportunities for Western Canadian wheat and barley farmers.

EVENT: Speech and photo opportunity
DATE: Tuesday, November 1
TIME: 10:00 am (local time)
LOCATION: Rahr Malting
Alix, Alberta


Located 40 km east of Lacombe at the corner of Highway 12 and Highway 601. The entrance to the site is off of Highway 601.


North American Dial-In: 1-877-413-4814
International/Local Dial-In: +1-613-960-7526
PassCode: 8878307
Conference Title: Minister Ritz' conference call

Contact Information

  • Media Relations
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario

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