Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

January 28, 2008 17:14 ET

Media Avisory: Minister Ritz to Hold Media Teleconference Following Meeting With Canadian Wheat Board and Barley Industry Groups

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 28, 2008) - The Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, will hold a media teleconference following a meeting with the Canadian Wheat Board, industry groups, producers, grain handlers and malting companies on January 29. Discussions will focus on finding new ways to move toward marketing choice for barley growers.

EVENT: Media teleconference

DATE: Tuesday, January 29

TIME: 12:20 p.m. (EST)

Media representatives who wish to participate can call 1-888-265-0464. The conference ID number is 32636127.

Please note the time is subject to change. Media representatives registered in advance with AAFC Media Relations will be notified of potential time changes.

Contact Information

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