Ontario Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Appeal Tribunal concludes outsiders were pulling Ontario farm organization’s strings
National Farmers Union
Some of Ontario’s farm group leaders weigh in on what they plan to address in the new year
photo: Mark Wales
National Farmers Union Ontario coordinator Ann Slater is struggling to understand the latest Tribunal directive in connection with the organization’s accreditation
Photo: Ann Slater
In Temiskaming you can fit your arm up to the elbow in the soil cracks, says one farm leader. Yet not all are convinced it’s time to say ‘uncle’
However, at least one Ontario general farm organization is raising concerns about mentions of unrestricted entry
photo: A female (L) and male (R) spotted wing drosophila. The insects are 2-3 mm in length.
Photo: Agriculture Minister Ted McMeekin
Government contemplates solution for 5,000 farmers who can’t access government programs because of decertification of general farm organizations
‘It’s business as usual’ says president of Ontario Federation of Agriculture, the province’s largest group
Census show bulk of production is in relatively few hands but governments develop ‘one size fits all’ policies says ag thinker
Despite a low initial turnout the new group’s president says he’s optimistic GFO status is possible
Few details and a long term view make effects of Thursday’s budget hard to figure
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