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Concerns farmers will be pitted against farmers

March 7, 2017  By Chatham Daily News

March 7, 2017, Chatham, Ont – Farmers will continue to negotiate with Ontario vegetable processors, despite the provincial government dissolving the board – made up of farmers – that previously negotiated vegetable prices.

Former NDP agriculture minister Elmer Buchanan, appointed March 3 by Ontario’s agriculture minister to replace the Ontario Processing Vegetable Growers (OPVG) board, outlined details of how the process will go in the future, while meeting with growers in Chatham on March 6. READ MORE


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