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Ontario expands farmer mental health program

Expanding In the Know to more communities will improve the quality of and access to mental health services for Ontario’s agricultural sector, ensuring farmers have more places to turn when help is needed.

Hazelnut Renewal Program to boost B.C. production

Hazelnut growers in British Columbia are being offered help planting new trees or removing infected ones; projects between April 2021 and December 2021 are eligible for this program.

CubicFarms establishes commercial-scale grow centre in Alberta

CubicFarm Systems has announced the establishment of an Alberta Grow Centre by acquiring growing modules and assets from Swiss Leaf Farms Ltd., located in Busby, Alta.
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Collaborating and communicating

Crystal Mackay is a communications guru with a long-spanning career in agriculture, beginning with the Ontario Farm Animal Council before founding Farm and Food Care and the Canadian Centre for Food Integrity. Mackay discusses her experiences in conquering critics, taking risks and why collaboration will be more necessary than ever in the future. » Read more...

Indigenous ag economic development plan receives funding

The Ontario government is investing up to $550,335 to help the Anishinabek Nation increase agri-food opportunities for 39 First Nation communities across the province. This three-year investment supports the creation of an agricultural economic development plan to identify key priorities for Anishinabek Nation member communities’ participation in the sector. » Read more...
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