Farm Facts and Furrows Nov 13

FarmSmart Beef Symposium

A FarmSmart Beef Symposium will be held January 18, 2014 at the University of Guelph. For details navigate to http://farmsmartconference.com

Eastern Ontario Local Food Conference

The conference will be held on Monday, December 2 through Tuesday, December 3, 2013, at the Ambassador Hotel and Conference Centre in Kingston. Local food initiatives have been innovative in running their operations, adapting practices and looking for partners to be successful in this rapidly growing sector. Attend the Conference to share information, learn about success stories and gather information on innovative local food businesses, projects and best practices. This conference will provide a great opportunity to share information, learn about success stories and gather information on innovative local food businesses, projects and best practices. Register online at: http://business.kingstoncanada.com/en/foodconferenceregistration.asp

 

NOHFC Program Changes

The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) wants to partner with business-minded Northerners to develop innovative technologies, in-vest in infrastructure, bolster collaboration and build economic development capacity. By supporting your business vision, we can strengthen the North’s competitive advantage. NOHFC programs focus on the growth of the existing and emerging sectors identified in the Growth Plan for Northern Ontario and the government’s key priority of helping communities prosper. The NOHFC offers five programs: the Strategic Economic Infrastructure Program, the Northern Community Capacity Building Program, the Northern Innovation Program, the Northern Ontario Business Opportunity Program and the Northern Ontario Internship Program. You can read through the pro-gram descriptions to determine which program best supports your business vision. We continue to support community advancement in economic development and investment through strategic infrastructure. Our programs increase the competitiveness of business and industry, foster innovation and entrepreneurial prospects, and create new jobs. Together, we can grow a stronger and more prosperous North. Program details can be found online at www.nohfc.ca or from a local office of the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines.