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Ontario Provides Additional Support for Farmers

Ontario Provides Additional Support for Farmers

OMAFRA ― The Ontario government is expanding the Risk Management Program a year earlier than planned by $50 million for a total of $150 million annually. This funding supports farmers with unforeseen challenges such as fluctuating market prices, extreme weather events like flooding or drought, and disease.

July 16, 2020 0 Comments
Emergency binder updates

Emergency binder updates

In 2017, Ontario Pork created the On-Farm Emergency Response Planning Guide (Emergency Guide). This year, we are introducing three new chapters. Producers are encouraged to keep an up-to-date copy of the Emergency Guide at each barn. If you need additional copies of these three new chapters or of the complete Emergency Guide, please contact Ontario Pork Communications...
June 18, 2020 0 Comments
Ontario pork producers give back to front-line workers at Sofina processing plant

Ontario pork producers give back to front-line workers at Sofina processing plant

GUELPH, ONTARIO (May 13, 2020) – Front-line workers at the Sofina Foods Inc. processing plant in Burlington, ON were treated to lunch today as a token of appreciation from Ontario’s pork farmers.

May 13, 2020 0 Comments
Local producer association meetings

Local producer association meetings

In the upcoming weeks, local producer association meetings will be held across the province. Please click here to see a list of all the meetings listed by association.

January 10, 2020 0 Comments
Ontario pork farmers welcome proposed trespassing legislation

Ontario pork farmers welcome proposed trespassing legislation

GUELPH, ON – Dec. 4, 2019 – Monday’s announcement regarding the proposed Security from Trespass and Protecting Food Safety Act, 2019, was welcomed by Ontario Pork members and their partners in food production across the province.
December 4, 2019 0 Comments
Ontario Introduces Legislation to Protect Ontario's Farmers, Farm Animals and Food Supply

Ontario Introduces Legislation to Protect Ontario's Farmers, Farm Animals and Food Supply

Later today, Ernie Hardeman, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, will introduce legislation entitled, Security From Trespass and Protecting Food Safety Act, 2019 in the Ontario Legislature. The proposed legislation, if passed, will better protect farmers, their animals,...
December 2, 2019 0 Comments
Taste of Ontario for provincial, territorial leaders

Taste of Ontario for provincial, territorial leaders

Ontario Pork was pleased to take part in Premier Doug Ford's Taste of Ontario reception for Canada's provincial premiers and territorial leaders, held in Mississauga on Sunday.

We welcome stability in the ag sector as Minister Bibeau maintains her role

The Canadian Pork Council is pleased to learn that Minister Bibeau will continue her work as Minister of Agriculture and Agri-food Canada.

Canadian pork industry to resume exports to China

Canadian pork industry to resume exports to China

Canadian pork producers are pleased that the issues preventing the export of pork products to China have been resolved.  The market is an important one for producers that has been closed since exports were...
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