NDP Workplace Health and Safety critic Wayne Gates (Niagara Falls) and Ethics and Accountability critic Taras Natyshak (Essex) called on the Ford government to provide immediate resources to COVID-19 hotspots in the agricultural sector, where significant outbreaks of COVID-19 have occurred among migrant and contract agricultural workers.
With the heavy toll many are paying due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Sollio Cooperative Group launched the From Us to You initiative in collaboration with sixteen agricultural cooperatives from its network to donate more than $550,000 in food and cash.
Almost four months after the official launch of the 2020 sugaring off season, the Québec Maple Syrup Producers, in partnership with the Maple Industry Council, have announced a new record for maple syrup production.
It’s becoming increasingly important for farmers to know their cost of production (COP) numbers to maximize profits and minimize potential losses. They’re invaluable early warning signs that financial trouble spots may be ahead.