Backgrounder: New technology opening markets for the chicken industry in Newfoundland and Labrador


December 9, 2022 – St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

  • Federal, provincial and territorial governments are working together to give farmers and food processors the support they need through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, which invests in six priority areas:
    • Markets and trade;
    • Science, research and innovation;
    • Risk management;
    • Environmental sustainability and climate change;
    • Value-added agriculture and agri-processing; and
    • Public trust.
    • The Partnership builds on previous successes and makes critical investments in innovation, land development, new entrant initiatives, food safety, environmental sustainability, and market development.
  • The Partnership allocates $500,000 annually for agriculture development in Labrador to address the unique challenges and economic opportunities for northern food production.
  • Programs are available to all eligible applicants and consider the needs of underrepresented groups such as women, youth, and Indigenous Peoples.

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News release: New technology opening markets for the chicken industry in Newfoundland and Labrador


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