Tuesday, January 6th & Wednesday, January 7th, 2015
We are currently wworking at completing our Speaker and Session listings and will post to website when confirmed
Registration will open November 3, 2014 and will close December 22, 2014. Please remember that there will be NO DOOR registration at the 2015 Conference, so register early to avoid disappointment. Register by mail, phone, fax or use our 24 hour - Online registration all opening November 3, 2014
Watch the November 18th issue of the Ontario Farmer for your copy of the 2015 Southwest Conference Brochure or watch the website for the session brochure.
When food and other organic wastes are disposed of in landfills, they produce methane, a powerful greenhouse gas. Municipal solid waste landfills are responsible for almost one-quarter of Canada's methane emissions, which are generated when biodegradable waste decomposes. Cutting methane emissions from all sources, including landfills, is one of the fastest and most cost-effective ways to combat climate change. Today, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, announced the Food Waste Prevention and Diversion: Research and Capacity Building Fund. This $570,000 Fund will help support local government research and capacity-building initiatives to prevent and divert food waste from landfills. Reducing food loss and waste also means that the energy, water, and land that is used to grow food are not wasted. Municipal, local, and Indigenous governments are best positioned to advance food waste prevention and diversion across their communities. This fundin
Lactalis Canada Inc., the Canadian dairy leader behind iconic brands such as Cracker Barrel, Black Diamond, Balderson, Astro and Lactantia, is entering into a long-term lease for a new distribution centre located in Oshawa, Ontario, principally for its cheese and tablespreads supply chain network.
Marc Miller, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, and Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced that the first round of invitations for agriculture and agri-food occupations through category-based selection in Express Entry will occur this week