Fisheries and Land Resources
October 25, 2018

Media Advisory: Minister Byrne to Tour Centre for Agriculture and Forestry Development and Announce Agriculture Funding in Central Newfoundland

The Honourable Gerry Byrne, Minister of Fisheries and Land Resources, will lead a tour and discuss new and ongoing forestry and agriculture research trials at the Centre for Agriculture and Forestry Development in Wooddale tomorrow (Friday, October 26) at 9:30 a.m.

Minster Byrne will be joined by the Honourable Al Hawkins, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour and MHA for Grand Falls-Windsor-Buchans, and Jerry Dean, MHA for Exploits, along with members of the Canadian Institute of Forestry - NL Section and the Association of Registered Professional Foresters of Newfoundland and Labrador on the tour of the facility, which has been re-profiled to focus on research and innovation in forestry and agriculture.

Following the tour, Minister Byrne will be at Exploits Meadow Farm in Bishop’s Falls at 11:30 a.m. to announce details of projects approved under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership.

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Media contact
Connie Boland
Fisheries and Land Resources
709-637-2923, 640-6409
connieboland@gov.nl.ca

2018 10 25                              2:45 p.m.