The Union des producteurs agricoles (UPA) was favourable in its reaction to the Sustainable Agriculture Plan (PAD), which was unveiled today by André Lamontagne, Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.
SCF Gaspésie–les-Îles is here to coach you through the farm transfer process. Our advisors will be at your side to help you and the new generation of farmers through the transition, from start to finish.
Two agricultural employers in the Estrie region have won in the “employer committed to educational success” category as a part of the Mon boss, c’est le meilleur! (My boss is the best!) contest, run by Conciliation études-travail Estrie.
COVID-19 hit the agriculture sector hard, adding new challenges onto an already-strained situation. Though many government assistance measures have been implemented, it can still be difficult to find your bearings.
COVID-19 has brought on its share of challenges, including a labour shortage. With much fewer foreign workers in the country this year, AGRIcarrières and the UPA jointly launched the J’y vais sur-le-champ campaign to recruit Quebec workers.
On September 30, both the SCF Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean and the UPA Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean regional federation met with farm business owners to provide clarifications and answer many questions about the government assistance measures available.