By Larry Davis, Director, OFA
In recent months, farmers and county federations of agriculture have banded together to show their generosity, spread positivity, and offer support to their local communities across the province.
Despite the extensive pressures and challenges faced by Ontario’s agriculture and food industry throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, it did not deter the agriculture community from continuing to find ways to help those in need and support in our rural communities.
The nature of farming results in farmers being faced with tough situations on a regular basis. They’re forced to make difficult decisions that impact the future of their business.
However, farmers have an innate ability to adapt, evolve, and persevere through uncertainty, and the COVID-19 crisis was no exception.