Perth County Warden Jim Aitcheson says the county is doing what they can to keep in touch with local farmers.
The Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) is urging consumers not to panic buy and is reassuring Ontarians that safe food will continue to be produced, processed, and distributed despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bio security has always played a role on the farm and Ontario’s Chief Veterinarian is urging continued practice.
Some major agriculture events are being postponed, due to COVID-19. The Canadian Dairy in Stratford is one of the latest.
The president of the Beef Farmers of Ontario hopes governments heard them loud and clear when it comes to supporting producers.
The president of the National Farmers Union urged polictitians in Ottawa to support changes to the Business Risk Management Programs.
Huron-Bruce MPP Lisa Thompson is urging everyone in her riding to support Bill 156, the Bill that would protect farmers against trespassers.
The MP for Huron-Bruce says the government needs to give farmers a break on the Federal carbon tax.
The National Farmers Union says a bill regulating the grain trade between Canada, Mexico and the U-S is being rushed through Parliament too fast.
The Huron County and Ontario Federations of Agriculture made a presentation to county council asking for a reduction in the tax ratio for farmers at this week’s council meeting.