Farm Facts and Furrows

By OMAFRA Ag Rep Brian Bell

Business Management Speaker and Event Funding

The Ontario agri-food industry is encouraged to apply to the AMI’s Business Management Speaker and Event Funding. Any registered organization, agency, association, community group, institution, university, college; group located in Ontario may apply for a maximum of $2,500 to cover the costs associated with organizing or bringing a business management speaker to an Ontario event. This funding is open to agrifood and agriproducts businesses including a focus on farm businesses. For further information phone 519-822-6618
or fax 519-821-7361, ami@takeanewapproach.ca

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) is developing a strategy for growing the Agriculture, Aquaculture and Food Processing sector in Northern Ontario and has posted a discussion paper to its website: ontario.ca/northagrifood. Read the discussion paper, then share your comments with us: by email to northernagrifood@ontario.ca, by delivery to any OMAFRA office, addressed to the Economic Development Policy Branch; by mail/courier to: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Economic Development Policy Branch, 1 Stone Road West, 2nd Floor NE, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 4Y2. By Fax: 519-826-4328 to the Economic Development Policy Branch. Comment period extended to October 3, 2016!