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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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Coronavirus: Quebec calls on students, laid-off workers to work in local agriculture

Global News
April 17, 2020
The Quebec government announced it will spend $45 million to recruit and support Quebecers to go help farmers with fieldwork this harvest season amid the COVID-19 crisis.

As spring planting approaches, Quebec farmers face steep costs, long delays in getting foreign workers

CBC News
April 2, 2020
The Quebec Produce Growers’ Association estimates only half the number of temporary foreign workers who normally come to the province in April and May will make it in 2020.