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“Organic Climate Solutions” 2022 Guelph Organic Conference, Jan 24-29

The 2022 Guelph Organic Conference is fast approaching. This year’s event includes 11 virtual sessions touching on the theme of “Organic Climate Solutions” to help participants “…explore the dynamic ways in which organic farming benefits both farmers and the environment, … Continue reading

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Organic Science Cluster 4: Call for LOI’s Due Feb 4, 2022

The Organic Federation of Canada and the Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada at Dalhousie University are pleased to launch the call for Letters of Intent (LOI) inviting Canadian scientists to submit their research proposals under the fourth Organic Science Cluster … Continue reading

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Job Posting: Summer Research Assistants for OMAFRA in Simcoe

Organization:                        Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Division/Branch:                   Economic Development Division / Agriculture Development Branch Position Title:                        Student – Summer Research Assistant Job Term:                              Temporary (6 positions) up to 14 weeks Location:                                OMAFRA Simcoe Resource Centre, Simcoe, … Continue reading

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Have You Heard the What’s Growing ON Podcast?

In the latest episode of What’s Growing ON podcast, Sean Westerveld talks about the benefits and challenges of growing lavender in Ontario and the importance of agri-tourism for the industry. Listen to it on onfruit.ca/podcast/ or wherever you get your … Continue reading

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Upcoming Webinar: Access to Labour in 2021

Chair: Stefan Larrass, OFVGA February 11, 2021 at noon- 1 (Zoom webinar) Access to Labour in 2021: HR Resources for farms, Portia MacDonald-Dewhirst, Executive Director, Canadian Agricultural Human Resources Council (CAHRC)

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Permit to Take Water Workshops

Please see below details on two upcoming webinars on how to apply for a Permit to Take Water. FEBRUARY 22, 2021 | 12:00 pm – 1 pmPermit to Take Water – Electronic Application WorkshopSpeakers: Joshua Ng and Holly Buchanan, Ministry … Continue reading

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