Addressing the rising labour and expertise scarcity in Canadian agriculture goes to require a multi-pronged strategy of consciousness, training and coaching, and connection between job seekers and job alternatives.
The Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) is constructing off a profitable first year of the Feeding Your Future initiative with a full year of digital profession gala’s and training webinars set.
This second section of the initiative is made potential by way of the approaching collectively of a number of teams and organizations, and a grant of over $600,000 from the federal-provincial Canadian Agricultural Partnership.
Peggy Brekveld, president of the OFA, says that the longer term is vivid for Ontario’s agriculture sector. Even by way of the restrictions and challenges of the pandemic, Ontario’s meals and farming sector has grown and supplied meals for the province.
The Feeding Your Future platform is a digital networking and connecting platform, with hyperlinks to webinars, movies, digital profession gala’s, and extra. Brekveld says that there are additionally sources for firms trying to present security consciousness and coaching, in order that job seekers may higher perceive what jobs entail and the best way to work safely.
Pay attention on to listen to extra from Brekveld on the initiative, and what OFA is engaged on:
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