By Debra Pretty-Straathof, Regional Director, Ontario Federation of Agriculture Premier Doug Ford announced this week that his government is moving forward with the plan to download the cost of some provincial services to municipalities. Shifting more financial responsibility to Ontario’s 444 municipalities will have implications for those residents in rural communities across the province. Listen […]
Round 3 of results came in this week from the Ontario Wheat Harvest Quality Survey.
The agriculture and agri-food manufacturing sector contributed $49 billion to Canada’s gross domestic product (GDP) in 2015,
Agriculture is one of the unique industries that both affects, and is affected by, everyone.
As a result of these unprecedented conditions, there is insufficient data for reliable results for most of the province.
Although the ministers rightly reaffirmed support to supply managed industries for damage caused by trade negotiation outcomes, the federal government refused to commit funding to assist other farmers dealing with limited marketing options.
Canada has developed a voluntary program for managing nutrients based on a program from the state of Ohio.
Reliable internet supports farms and rural communities.
Emphasis on a need to preserve Ontario farmland in order to ensure a fruitful legacy for future generations.
Support needed Business Risk Management programming.