We’re all well aware of the opportunity and
challenge facing our industry. Canadian
lamb consumption has grown by 68% in the
past nine years; unfortunately, the number
of lambs processed in Canada isn’t keeping
pace. Currently, we can only meet 41% of the
demand. If we don’t increase supply, we will
continue to see retailers move to imported
product. Many of us talk about flock expansion
as a solution to preserving our domestic
market. So why aren’t more producers
expanding? Click here: http://cansheep.ca/User/Docs/POV%2009-2009.pdf
4-H Ontario and Farmers’ Markets Ontario are proud to announce a new partnership that will connect Ontario youth with agriculture and their community. The two organizations will provide ideas and tools for local 4-H Associations and farmers’ markets to connect like-minded youth and community members across the province.
George Weston Ltd. reported its fourth-quarter profit rose compared with a year earlier, boosted in part by an improvement in its underlying business, increased ownership in Loblaw and a full year of direct ownership in Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust.
The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, today delivered a keynote address at the Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA), where she spoke in support of the sector’s efforts to boost sustainability and build public trust.