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Ontario accepting proposals for agri-food research solutions

The governments of Canada and Ontario have announced $2.5 million in funding to turn innovative ideas and solutions into marketable products that will strengthen Ontario’s agri-food sector.

FCC farmland values update shows strong demand

Despite the many challenges 2021 has brought to farmers across Canada, high commodity prices in 2020 and low interest rates have resulted in high demand and prices for farmland in the first half of 2021.

Continuing the conversation

The 2021 Influential Women in Canadian Agriculture (IWCA) Summit takes place on Tuesday, Oct. 19. Check out this write-up of last year’s Summit for an idea of what to expect from this virtual event.
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Building confidence and connections

Andrea McKenna’s story is not one of growing up on a family farm and following in her parents’ footsteps. Instead, her journey took her from undergraduate to urban life before fate brought her home to Newfoundland. Now based in P.E.I., she heads the East Prince Agri-Environment Association, helping connect farmers with industry experts and researchers. » Read more...

New funding for B.C.’s Raspberry Replant Program available

New Raspberry Replant Program funding will make growers in B.C. more competitive, while increasing the bounty of raspberries in the province for fruit lovers. The goal of the $300,000 program is to revitalize the raspberry industry with raspberry varieties suitable for fresh and individually quick frozen raspberry markets, as well as increasing sector competitiveness. » Read more...