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Montreal urban ag program connects producers and spaces

The MontréalCulteurs program will connect property owners/managers who have an empty space at their disposal with urban agriculture businesses looking for a place to set up an urban farm.

Application period for on-farm water protection projects announced

Canada and Ontario are investing $2.58 million to protect the province’s water sources by helping farmers implement sustainable farming practices that build more resilient farm operations.

Funding available for B.C. farms with seasonal domestic workers

The program offers farmers up to $2,000 reimbursement for on-farm expenses that helped farms comply with COVID-19 health and safety measures between April 1 and Oct. 31.
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IWCA: Tina Widowski

Tina Widowski has spent more than 25 years investigating the factors that affect the well-being of poultry and livestock. Her extensive research and authorship has included findings on growth, efficiency and mortality in broiler chickens. She discusses her career, her inspirations and her thoughts on the evolving role of women in agriculture. » Read more...

University of Guelph project looks at greenhouse light leaks

Greenhouse growers need plenty of light to nurture crop plants and flowers, but the nighttime glow from increasing numbers of glasshouses in Ontario has municipalities looking to crack down on light pollution. University of Guelph engineer William Lubitz is currently leading a drone project intended to help curb light leaks from commercial greenhouses. » Read more...