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December 19, 2018
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OFA annual meeting focuses on creating greater prosperity

Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) members from across the province recently met to discuss the agri-food sector’s potential for growth, vote for leadership of the organization and address related challenges.

Safe Food for Canadians licences now available

Food business owners across Canada can now apply for a licence under the new Safe Food for Canadians Regulations by accessing the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s online portal.

Government supports efforts to improve mental health of farmers

Following Budget 2018, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Minister Lawrence MacAulay mandated Farm Credit Canada to work with and support like-minded organizations to assist Canadian producers with mental health issues.
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Curing labour pains with robotics

As producers across Canada continue to struggle with finding and keeping skilled labour, three innovative Canadians have partnered up to explore a highly sought-after solution – Robotics. While running a vegetable farm in Lunenburg County, N.S., Teric Greenan was unsettled by the number of labour-heavy, monotonous tasks. “I thought that vegetable farming would be a great place to have robotics step in and handle some of the burden and repetitive work,” Greenan says. » Read more...

The SouthWest Agricultural Conference

January 3 – 4
Location: Ridgetown, Ont.
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Potato Expo 2019

January 9 – 10
Location: Austin, Texas
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