In March 2020, Canada will begin accepting applications from eligible candidates in the Agri-Food Immigration Pilot. Meat product manufacturing; Greenhouse, nursery and floriculture production, including mushroom production; and Animal production, (excluding aquaculture) are three industries targeted by the pilot. According to IRCC, beginning on January 1 of each year, applications will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis. This pilot will last for 3 years. IRCC also allocated annual quota for each eligible occupation. The eligible occupations include six following NOCs: NOC 6331 Retail butchers and NOC 9462 Industrial butchers (both NOCs combined were allocated 1470 spots), NOC 8252 Farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers (50 spots), NOC 9617 Food processing labourers (730), NOC 8431 General farmworkers (200 spots), and NOC 8611 Harvesting labourers (300 spots).