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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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Ag in the Classroom pivots under COVID-19

Manitoba Co-operator
October 30, 2020
Sue Clayton, executive director for Manitoba’s Agriculture in the Classroom, says new government funding will help the organization bolster online resources in the age of COVID-19.

New agricultural Crown land credit supports beef producers affected by dry conditions

Government of Manitoba
October 16, 2020
The province is helping position the Manitoba beef industry for success through a number of new and ongoing measures, including a one-time rent credit for agricultural Crown land leaseholders and enhanced risk management tools, Agriculture and Resource Development Minister Blaine Pedersen announced.

New site promotes Manitoba agriculture and food research

UM Today News
October 7, 2020

The Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences today launched the Manitoba Agriculture and Food Knowledge Exchange website, a resource which shares current research by Faculty scientists and their collaborators.

‘The thing you do around here:’ Prairie fall suppers adjust to COVID-19 reality

CBC News
October 4, 2020
Fall suppers, an annual tradition hosted at community halls and churches, have now pivoted to serving food drive-thru style.