Ag funds now available to address COVID-19 challenges

Ontario farmers and agri-food producers can now apply for funds to help alleviate challenges related to COVID-19 under the Place to Grow: Agri-food Innovation Initiative, a cost-sharing program under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership.

The most recent intake launched on Nov. 4 and submissions must be received by Nov. 26.

Under Place to Grow, ag producers can apply to the cost-sharing initiative under one of several categories, including food safety and traceability, animal health, plant health, soil health and water quality, and economic development.