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Vote for the next Zone 15 Director to represent your local interests
This year, Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) members have the opportunity to elect a new Zone Director to represent their local interests in the northern Ontario region of Algoma, Cochrane, Dryden, Kenora,…
August 22, 2022
OFA Board Meeting and Tour- Niagara
The OFA Board will be visiting the Niagara region for a tour and board meeting on August 22-24.
August 22, 2022
In the Know virtual session - Province-wide
Join CMHA - Ontario for a province-wide virtual In the Know session on Monday, August 22. It will be held from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Register today.
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MP @KodyBloisNS as Chair of the
@OurCommons AGRI committee spoke with local growers @HuebelGrapes @BillGeorgeVines about the devastation they’re facing from winter injury & the economic value of wines made with 100% Canadian grown grapes.
Today MP @KodyBloisNS toured vineyards in Niagara with @BillGeorgeVines & @HuebelGrapes to see the significant economic loss in our vineyards from this year’s winter injury.
Touring Niagara vineyards with MPKody @KodyBloisNS @BillGeorgeVines @grapegrowersont
This afternoon we were happy to host a roundtable with industry leaders to discuss the challenges facing #ontag and our food sector. We are grateful for the conversations and ideas brought forward by commodity leaders on solutions we can bring forward to the #cdngov.
#FunFact According to our friends at @grapegrowersont, #NiagaraRegion is home to 87% of the provinces vineyard acreage with 14,800 acres 🍇 https://www.grapegrowersofontario.com/grape_facts #onwine #ontariowine #ontag #niagara
Wrapping up our first stop with a discussion about the importance of succession planning. We spoke to Will & Bill George, & Debbie Zimmerman to learn what the next generation views as the biggest challenges & greatest opportunities ahead for the grape and wine industry. #onwine
#DYK The Niagara Peninsula accounts for over 93% of Ontario's grape-growing volume? In 2021, 15,790 acres of grapes were grown in Niagara, providing Ontario with local wine, juice, jams and other grape products.
📍First stop of our tour is George Family Farm in Beamsville. Hosted by Bill & Will George, we're joined w/ @KodyBloisNS, @MatOppenlaender @PeggyBrekveld. The George family shares details of the extraordinary vine damage from the winter damage. #niagara #ontag
We're pleased to be in the Niagara region touring w/ federal agriculture standing committee chair, @KodyBloisNS. We're excited to be visiting various farms and industry leaders across the region and look forward to discussing issues and opportunities for #ontag & #ontfarmers
News release: Federal agriculture standing committee chair visits Niagara Region #ontag #cdnag #niagara
Federal agriculture standing committee chair visits Niagara Region
The Chair of the federal Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food is spending the next two days in Niagara ...