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Goal:
To support the agricultural community.

Action Items:
Form a committee to promote the Town's agricultural sector; develop a position statement on the importance of providing support for agriculture and rural programs.

Promote the mission and vision of the Ag-Industry Task Force; develop and recruit new partnerships.

Develop a pamphlet to support the Ag-Industry Task Force; create a Task Force web site.

Develop educational programs/opportunities for the public to learn about agriculture.

Actively promote the implementation of Best Management Practices to producer groups and related industry; incorporate a Best Management Plan workshop or a speaker into Simcoe County Farmers Week days (beef,
         dairy, crop, swine); promote the cost benefits of "new" Best Management Plans. 
 
Investigate innovative techniques to identify new Best Management Practices.


Boost educational programs in schools to increase the understanding of Best Management Plans.

Potential Partners:
4H and Junior Farmers
Agricultural Businesses
Agriculture Canada
Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario
Conservation Authorities
County of Simcoe
Human Resources Development Canada
Innisfil Economic Development Committee
Ministry of Agriculture and Food
Nottawasaga Futures
Ontario Agricultural Training Institute
Ontario Federation of Agriculture
Producer Groups
Rural Associations
Rural Secretariat
Simcoe County Federation of Agriculture
Town of Innisfil

 

 
FED
Canada
OTF