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For Farmers Considering Solar: Letter to the Editor from Brad Duguid Minister of Energy on Ontario’s MicroFIT Program

Letter To The Editor in the Chatham-Kent Daily Post: Ontario’s MicroFIT Programby Brad Duguid, Minister of EnergyThousands of Ontario famil…

Started by OntAG Admin

2 Jul 3, 2011
Reply by Colette McLean

Letters about MicroFIT Solar projects

I am interested in learning more about the Letters that many people have received regaring their MicroFIT projects - I understand that ther…

Started by Graham Dyer

0 Mar 5, 2011

OFA's Ted Cowan: "Farmers can take part in MicroFIT Program to supply power and earn extra income."

Ted Cowan, Research for the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) discusses solar panels and the microFIT program:

Started by OntAG Admin

2 Feb 9, 2011
Reply by Joann

solar panels

Is anyone concerned with this solar excitement.   Current prices are about 5.6 to 8 cent per KWH. The government is paying people with sola…

Started by Roadrunner

6 Jul 9, 2010
Reply by Roadrunner

New Energy Opportunities For Your Farm. Wind, Solar, BioGas, BioMass....What Would It Take For You To Farm Energy?

There is alot of buzz these days about farm energy projects....what does everyone think? Here is show we did on the topic. Kevin Stewart…

Started by Kevin Stewart

7 Jun 21, 2010
Reply by Jacqui Laporte

OFA opposes solar farm installations on farmland

September 23, 2009 For Immediate Release OFA opposes solar farm installations on farmland GUELPH – With such a small amount of good, prod…

Started by Wayne Black

13 Feb 21, 2010
Reply by newbie

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Climate change to push food prices higher, report predicts up to 4% hike in 2020

The average Canadian family will pay up to an extra $487 on feeding themselves next year, according to an annual food price report that highlights climate change as a major culprit for rising food prices, especially in the produce department.

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Storing Of Wet Grain Could Result In Bulk Freezing

With the wet harvest, extra attention will need to be paid to stored grain over the winter.

Food Prices Expected To Increase In 2020

The 10th annual edition of Canada’s Food Price Report forecasts a 2 to 4% increase in food prices in 2020, bringing the predicted annual cost of food for the average Canadian family to $12,667, an increase of $487 over 2019. Canada’s Food Price Report 2020 is released jointly by Dalhousie University and the University of Guelph.

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