Oliver Haan, district Board Director for the Ontario Pork Association speaks about the current market of pig farming in Eastern Ontario, during the International Pig Day Press event held at Buddha Dog in Picton. International Pig Day will take place Monday, March 1st.
Thanks to Oliver for doing this video. We all have to be responsible for getting our stories out there and make a connection with the consuming public. They need to be made aware what is happening to their local food supply.
Canada’s Digital Farm Show will, in true outdoor farm show fashion, deliver interactive content from the field, giving participants a unique vantage point to see equipment and agricultural technology in a way they have not been able to before.
New Canadian agtech company Local Leaf Farms has opened its first vertical farming facility. It produces hyper-local produce, directly addressing many of the challenges of food production highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Broaching potential change with family and business partners – for livestock, cover crop strategies and marketing plans – is not without its difficulties. Proactive communication strategies and putting ideas to paper can make a real difference.