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Ottawa pledges $3.7M in farm business management training and practices


December 14, 2020
By Greenhouse Canada

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Ottawa announced an investment of $3.7 million for two projects in support of Farm Management Canada at the Agriculture Excellence Conference last week.

The first project, with an investment of over $1.8 million through the AgriCompetitiveness Program, will help farmers “build their business management skills and practices by facilitating the sharing and expansion of skills, knowledge and best practices throughout the sector.”

Farm Management Canada is also receiving an investment of over $1.8 million through the AgriRisk Initiative’s Research and Development Stream.

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With this funding, Farm Management Canada will provide training and education to producers and industry professionals that promote comprehensive approach to managing risk in agriculture, enabling them to better develop risk management plans and help farmers manage the wide range of risks they face every day.

 

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada