Farm Facts and Furrows

NOHFC Tile and Land clearing project No. 2

Producers interested in participating in the second consortium should contact Brian Bell at 705-282-1638 or brian.bell2@ontario.ca for indication of intent and to begin the paperwork. The administrator for this project (LAMBAC) expects to submit a stage one proposal to NOHFC before Christmas.

GF2 Producer Information Sessions

Come to an information session on Thursday, November 19, 7 pm, at the Spring Bay Hall to learn about the Growing Forward 2 Funding Assistance for Producers Program. Growing Forward 2 (GF2) is a five-year federal-provincial-territorial initiative designed to encourage innovation, competitiveness and market development in Canada’s Agri-food and Agri-products sector through cost share funding opportunities.

This information session will provide an opportunity to learn about continued funding opportunities for Ontario Farmers under GF2, eligibility and evaluation requirements, as well as how to complete an application form. For more information, please contact Mary Scott by email mscott@ontariosoilcrop.org or phone 705-377-4928.

FCC Community Investment Funds

This is a Farm Credit Canada program. The contact person at Farm Credit Canada in New Liskeard is Celine Seguin-Shank. You can reach her for program details at 1-800-387-3232 or by e-mail at celine.seguinshank@fcc.ca. Four categories are: Hunger, Ag safety, Ag education and Community enhancement.