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The P.E.I. Agriculture Sector Council is a non profit organization which provides a vehicle for effective industry participation in identifying and addressing human resource issues in the agriculture industry. The mandate of the Council is to undertake activities that will enhance the industry's image to attract and retain skilled workers and thereby increasing its competitiveness in the marketplace.

2016 Award Winners
Congratulations to our 2016 PEI Agriculture Employee of the Year Award winner, Mr. Wilfred Gillis of Gro-Co Farms, Kensington sponsored by Kool Breeze Farms.

Congratulations to our 2016 PEI Agriculture Employer of the Year Award winner, W.P. Griffin Inc. of Elmsdale sponsored by T&K Fire and Safety.

Congratulations to our PEI Department of Agriculture and Fisheries Minister’s Dedication to Agriculture Award winner Mr. Blair Gallant of W.P. Griffin Inc., Elmsdale sponsored by the PEI Department of Agriculture and Fisheries.                 

International Year of the Pulses
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  • Jeff MacFarlene, Indian River Farms
  • Troy Smallman, W.P Griffins Ltd.

This will now be number 15 and 16 for receiving their seals for the province of PEI !! Amazing job!

Gen Ag
 The intention of the GEN AG Program is to inspire high school students to consider careers in agriculture by engaging them in exploring the diversity of agriculture-related career opportunities available in their home provinces, in Canada and around the world. 

During GEN AG 2017, students will work together in small groups as marketing companies in order to develop and implement creative and innovative marketing ideas that promote ag-sector careers to high school students in their schools.



Each class participating in GEN AG 2017 will be eligible for the following supports:



·         a free field trip or classroom presentation

·         $100 per group to support development and implementation of marketing ideas


A minimum of seven classes is required to deliver the program. Additional class time may be required. If students from your class advance to the provincial GEN AG Competition, then more time will be required in order to prepare them for the competition. 

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Site Last Updated: January 12, 2017

P.E.I. Agriculture Sector Council
420 University Avenue
Farm Centre, Suite 113
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7Z5
Phone: (902) 892-1091
Fax:     (902) 892-1891
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