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Check out these news articles to find out more about the challenges and opportunities facing farmers and agri-food organizations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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N.B. National Farmers Union leader wants to help farms grow so they can feed province

CBC News
October 26, 2020

The new president of the National Farmers Union in New Brunswick says she wants to help family farms grow as they struggle through a labour shortage, pandemic and other challenges.

Nova Scotia farms get $1.2 million to help offset costs of virus measures

CTV News
October 23, 2020

Nova Scotia farmers can now apply to a $1.2-million government program aimed at covering workplace health and safety costs associated with preventing the spread of COVID-19.

COVID-19 outbreaks at foreign mink farms have fur breeders on high alert

CBC News
October 21, 2020

Canadian mink breeders are closely eyeing a series of coronavirus outbreaks at European and American mink farms that have forced authorities to cull millions of animals possibly infected with the disease.

The Valley Grow project: Re-energizing the home garden movement in New Brunswick

NB Media Co-op
September 30, 2020

The Valley Grow project sought to ease barriers to getting started with gardening in order to help local people make at least a modest contribution to their own household food needs.