Canada and Ontario Support Beef and Hog Farmers During COVID-19

Funding will cover increased costs, while redirecting surplus pork to those in need

WOODSTOCK — The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing up to $10 million in emergency assistance for beef and hog farmers. The funding will help cover the increased costs of feeding market ready cattle and hogs due to COVID-19 related processing delays, while redirecting surplus pork products to help those in need. This program will help ensure the country’s food supply chain will remain strong and ready to recover as the economy gradually and safely reopens.

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About Betty Summerhayes, OMAFRA, Technology Transfer Specialist

Technology Transfer Specialist, OMAFRA
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