Tag: Farm & Food Care Ontario

Kelly Daynard named executive director of Farm & Food Care Ontario

Farm & Food Care Ontario has named its new executive director. Kelly Daynard, who had served as interim executive director since January 2017, has had the interim tag removed from her title. “The board of directors is unanimous in its decision to hire Kelly to lead Farm & Food Care Ontario. She has a strong… Read more »

Farm & Food Care Ontario Launches 4th Edition of “Real Dirt on Farming”

If your name is Kelly Daynard, you’ve likely been very, very busy over the last few months. That’s because Farm & Food Care Ontario, the organization Daynard is communications manager for, is rolling out several huge projects right now, while simultaneously supporting other provincial chapters of the organization to get off the ground. From the… Read more »

Farm in Ontario? Fill Out This Pesticide Use Survey, Please

Every Ontario farmer who grows any field crop, tender fruit, vegetable or other specialty crops is asked to fill out a confidential survey of crop protection products used during 2014. This confidential survey is being conducted by Farm & Food Care Ontario on behalf of the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA)…. Read more »

Government Funding Announced for Agriculture Water Management Projects

The governments of Canada and Ontario are making a joint investment to help farmers adopt innovative and sustainable on-farm water management practices. That’s according to Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Ontario Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Ted McMeekin who jointly announced a new initiative that will focus on finding new technologies and solutions… Read more »