CNA, NL secure lease on agricultural land for hands-on learning opportunities

September 13, 2021
The College of the North Atlantic and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador have collaborated to secure agricultural land to support hands-on learning for students. As part of the pilot project, the parties secured a five-year lease for 40 years on agricultural land. Agriculture Technician (Co-op) students will be able to develop, farm, and sell crops from the land, and Forest Resources Technician students may also benefit by learning how to plan, harvest, and manage timber. “This is how our industry grows:” said NL Premier Andrew Furey, “by providing opportunities for new farmers […] and enabling seasoned farmers to explore innovative ways to expand their operations.” CNA (NL)