That includes challenges to training and retaining agricultural workers and new farmers.
The Medical Officer of Health for Windsor-Essex has ordered an autopsy on the 30-year-old temporary foreign worker who passed away from COVID-19 over the weekend.
Leadership of the Ontario Plowmen’s Association says the decision was made while monitoring local, provincial and federal government information and regulations, noting that the health and safety of volunteers, sponsors, competitors, visitors and staff will “always be our number one priority”.
Co-manager Richard Thomas says when they’re fully up and running, all fresh fruits, vegetables and other produce will be available.
As smaller meat processing plants in Ontario start to feel the crunch of the pandemic, upper levels of government are lending a helping hand.
Amy Cronin will chair the Ontario Farm Products Marketing Commission.
Applications for Agri-food Workplace Protection Program are being accepted as of today.
The rutabaga was first celebrated with a festival in Blyth about 25 years ago.
Losses could reach $135 per acre for corn.
A total of $252-million to ensure workers are safe, the food supply is secure, and surplus food does not go to waste.