The Honourable Gerry Byrne, Minister of Fisheries and Land Resources, will address the Egg Farmers of Newfoundland and Labrador during their Annual General Meeting tomorrow (Tuesday, March 10). The event will take place at the Delta Hotels St. John’s Conference Centre, 120 New Gower Street, beginning at 12:00 p.m. Minister Byrne will speak about opportunities to expand egg production to support The Way Forward commitment to increase food self-sufficiency and employment in agriculture.
The Egg Farmers of Newfoundland and Labrador manages the production and supply of eggs in the province. All egg farmers in Canada operate under a federal/provincial agreement that coordinates an orderly national marketing system for eggs that supports the production and supply of fresh, local and high-quality product.
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