Ross Wilson says roughly 95 per cent of our food comes from the soil so we have to look after that soil to continue feeding a growing population.
Ernie Hardeman, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs says they are pleased to partner with groups to develop an innovative way to promote Ontario produce and support schools.
Countries around the globe will mark World Soil Day on December 5th.
The Ontario Federation of Agriculture officially acclaimed Keith Currie as OFA President for another one-year term.
A statement by officials Tuesday point to the high levels of stress faced by farmers and their families because of forces beyond their control, such as weather, disease, commodity prices, and trade.
Minister of Agriclture, Food and Rural Affairs, Ernie Hardeman, says farmers and food processors are dealing with out of date requirements.
Quick and accurate identification is one way fruit growers can stay ahead of Spotted Wing Drosophila also known as SWD.
The ideas could help alleviate farmer-member concerns around testing protocols, cash flow, storage of corn and harvest bottlenecks.
Agricorp has also released information on its support plan.
Huron County asked to maintain AG4 zoning on parcels of land and updating zone provisions.