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Growing Strong: Provincial Government Investing in Infrastructure for Dairy, Livestock and Poultry Sectors – News Releases

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Dairy Production Project Purpose Proponent Approved Funding Manure alley scraper Enhance manure handling efficiency, enhance environmental sustainability New World Dairy Inc., St. David’s 75,000.00 Manure pit Increase waste management capacity, enhance environmental sustainability Larch Grove Farm Ltd., Cormack 75,000.00 Dairy barn extension Improve cow health, enhance productivity Whiteclift Farms Ltd., Robinsons 34,978.00 Ear tag software system, ventilation for dairy barn Improve herd management and monitoring, improve cow comfort Richard, Marjorie and Darryl Walsh, Bay Bulls 54,711.00 Footbath system, steel gating, electrical, plumbing Automated technology to maintain cow health Headline Holsteins Ltd., Little Rapids 12,790.00 Vacuum pump Support environmental stewardship, enhance productivity H&E Williams Dairy Farms Ltd., Goulds 16,431.00 Dairy barn ventilator Maintain cow comfort, optimize healthy livestock housing Craig & Patricia Lester, St. John’s 40,850.00 Feeding system, feed tanks, flex auger, circulation fans, LED lighting Enhance farm productivity, advance adoption of technology Gary, Marjorie and Matthew Rose, Logy Bay 48,274.00 Total dairy production: 358,034.00 Livestock Production Project Purpose Proponent Approved Funding Square bale hay elevator Increase forage production in livestock sector Patten’s Farm Ltd., Burin-Grand Bank 2,730.00 Manure spreader Support environmental stewardship, increase forage production in livestock-sheep sector Gail Hansford, Goulds 10,500.00 Cattle chutes and gates, barn cleaner Improve livestock handling, enhance environmental sustainability Connors Farm Ltd., Torbay 10,000.00 Cattle head gates, on-farm fuel tank Enhance cattle feeding, reduce hay wastage, support environmental stewardship D&D Mink Inc., Cormack 9,989.00 Robotic manure scraper, beef barn enhancement Adopt green technology, improve cow environment and animal health Big Falls Agriculture Ltd., Cormack 50,000.00 New Entrants (Livestock) Baler wrapper combo Increase forage production in livestock-beef sector Jonathan Omiachi, Victoria 1,697.00 Cattle handling system Enhance cattle handling, support diversification in livestock-beef sector Morning Star Ranch Inc., Glovertown 18,950.00 Manure spreader, feed mixer Reduce synthetic fertilizer use, enhance feeding efficiency in livestock-beef sector HRT Beef Farm Ltd., Robinsons 20,000.00 (Total new entrants: 40,647.00)

Total livestock production: 123,866.00

Poultry Production Project Purpose Proponent Approved Funding Ventilation fans, environmental controls, quick disconnection cords Improve barn ventilation to enhance poultry health, support environmental stewardship and adapt to climate change Country Ribbon Inc., St. John’s 69,350.00 New Entrant (Poultry) Tractor, loader attachment, ice machine Support commercialization, enhance farm productivity, properly cool product and meet food safety requirements Kennedy Farms Ltd., Carbonear 20,000.00 (Total new entrant: 20,000.00)

Total poultry production: 89,350.00

Pasture Land Development Project Purpose Proponent Approved Funding Pasture land development Rough clearing and land enhancement to increase availability of grazing land, enhance pasture stocking capacity Trinity Placentia Pasture Inc., Placentia Junction Area 30,000.00 Pasture amendments and fencing Pasture amendments and fencing to increase availability of grazing land, enhance pasture stocking capacity Carbonear Cattlemen Association Inc., Carbonear 14,330.00 Pasture amendments and fencing Pasture amendments and fencing to increase availability of grazing land, enhance pasture stocking capacity Cape Shore Cattle Association Inc., St. Bride’s 14,250.00 Pasture fertilizer Pasture amendments to increase availability of grazing land, enhance pasture stocking capacity Robinsons Pasture Association Inc., Robinsons 29,520.00 Pasture fertilizer Pasture amendments to increase availability of grazing land, enhance pasture stocking capacity Port Albert Regional Pasture Association Inc., Stoneville 10,000.00 Pasture land development Rough clearing and land enhancement to increase availability of grazing land, enhance pasture stocking capacity Hy-Gan Cattle Inc., Makinsons 30,000.00 Pasture amendments and fencing Pasture amendments and fencing to increase availability of grazing land, enhance pasture stocking capacity O’Regan’s Pasture Inc., O’Regan’s 28,142.00 Pasture fencing and fertilizer Pasture fencing and fertilizer to increase availability of grazing land, enhance pasture stocking capacity Rock Iron Pastures Corp, Pouch Cove 29,190.00 Total pasture land development: 185,432.00 Total Agriculture Infrastructure Projects: 756,682.00
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