Who will represent Ontario agriculture and our rural communities?
What is clear is that, rural or urban, votes count in this election.
Grain Farmers of Ontario will market pooled wheat on farmer’s behalf to take advantage of potential upward trends in the post-harvest marketplace.
The amount of nutrients, particularly phosphorus and nitrogen, that we put into our lakes, rivers, and watersheds has reached the point of critical concern.
Grow Ontario Together is currently focusing on phosphorus in Lake Erie.
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s recently released report, Rural 3.0: A Framework for Rural Development, outlines the case for focusing on rural areas as engines of national prosperity.
Agriculture system policies have been incorporated into land use planning.
Envirothon gets students engaged with the outdoors through hands on workshops facilitated by sector-specific experts.
The strategy sets out a detailed framework for sustainability that will guide the long-term health of agricultural soils through to 2030.
Government needs to ensure that there is ample time for study and consultation.