Ontario Cultivating Growth, Innovation and Jobs in Agricultural Sector

Source: 
Government of Canada

News Release

Ontario's government is investing more than $3.1 million in 13 agricultural companies in the northeast, creating or retaining 39 jobs.

Investments include:

  • $607,462 for Golden Acres in Thornloe to expand its dairy farm by building a new barn, renovating the existing barn and purchasing equipment.
  • $546,843 for Loranlee Farms Ltd. in Earlton to expand its dairy farm by building a milking barn and heifer barn and purchasing equipment.
  • $400,000 for Ferme Alfadair Ltee. in Earlton to expand its dairy farm by building a new barn and purchasing equipment.
  • $400,000 for Flex Dairy Inc. in Armstrong to expand its dairy farm by upgrading a barn and purchasing equipment.
  • $345,216 for Jackson Valley Farms in Harley to expand its dairy farm by building a new barn and purchasing equipment.
  • $341,581 for Carnor Farms in Earlton to expand its dairy farm by building a new barn and purchasing equipment.
  • $199,808 for McLean's in Temiskaming Shores to establish a cash crop farm and animal feed operation by building an equipment storage shed and mechanical repair shop and purchasing grain storage bins.
  • $148,806 for TECC Agriculture in New Liskeard to develop a mobile application to help farmers with their fertilizer and crop needs.
  • $61,226 for Lilley Bee Apiaries Ltd. in Earlton to expand its beekeeping operation by building a climate-controlled facility where bees can be placed for the winter months.
  • $59,494 for Charlton Angus Cattle Co. in Charlton to expand its organic beef farm by purchasing equipment and building a hay storage shed, utility shed, cattle handling facility and cement barnyard.
  • $26,722 for Bear Path Farms in Matheson to establish a cattle farm.
  • $23,352 for Walker's Honey in New Liskeard to establish a beekeeping operation.
  • $21,772 for Brad Noyes in Brethour to expand his forage-based beef farm by building an insulated farm equipment shop.

Quick Facts

  • Since June 2018, the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation has invested more than $82 million in 539 projects, creating or retaining over 1,400 jobs.

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