The Department of Fisheries, Forestry and Agrifoods, Agrifoods Development Branch, together with Memorial University of Newfoundland, will hold its third biennial Agriculture Research Symposium November 2-3, 2016 in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.

The symposium will facilitate science-based discussions about ways in which multidisciplinary agricultural sciences can contribute to a more food secure Newfoundland and Labrador.

This two- day event is for researchers, extension specialists, farmers, students and general public who are interested in learning more about local agricultural research that is driving the industry forward.

Topics to be discussed include;

  • Societal Research and Cultural Aspects of Food
  • Agriculture Means Business – Productivity Growth Opportunities
  • Sustainable Agriculture Production
  • Voices from the Field- Producer Perspectives
  • Soil and Water Management
  • Research Success and Opportunities for Growth
  • Plant and Animal Health
  • Integrating Knowledge Acquisition and Transfer for Agricultural Development