OTTAWA, Oct. 12, 2018 /CNW/ - Join us on Global Fertilizer Day on October 13 at the Soil Lab Discovery Zone at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum for an official renewal of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Fertilizer Canada and the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum. This signing signifies the continued commitment of both groups to furthering the public education of the importance of fertilizer as the backbone of soil health and agriculture.
Representatives from both Fertilizer Canada and the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum will be available to provide comment on the MOU, the importance of public education and the Global Fertilizer Day campaign.
Date: Saturday, October 13, 2018
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Soil Lab Discovery Zone, Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, Ottawa, ON
- Catherine King, Vice President, Industry Reputation, Fertilizer Canada
- Kerry-Leigh Burchill, Director General, Canada Agriculture and Food Museum
Fertilizer Canada represents manufacturers, wholesale and retail distributors of nitrogen, phosphate, potash and sulphur fertilizers. The fertilizer industry plays an essential role in Canada's economy, contributing $23 billion annually and over 76,000 jobs. The association is committed to supporting the fertilizer industry with innovative research and programming while advocating sustainability, stewardship, safety and security through standards and Codes of Practice. Please visit fertilizercanada.ca.
The Canada Agriculture and Food Museum one of the three museums under Ingenium - Canada's Museums of Science and Innovation, is located at Ottawa's Central Experimental Farm, which traces its roots to 1886 and is the world's only working farm in the heart of a capital city. The museum offers programs and exhibitions on Canada's agricultural heritage, food literacy, and on the benefits and relationship of agricultural science and technology to Canadians' everyday lives.
SOURCE Fertilizer Canada
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