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Ontario Beekeepers' Association News

Ontario increases provincial support under AgriStability

The Government of Ontario has moved ahead with increasing the compensation rate for AgriStability from 70 to 80 per cent on the provincial portion. The increased coverage is effective as of the 2020 growing season. The provincial increase to the compensation rate is in addition to the combined federal and provincial support announced on March 25 to remove the reference margin…
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June 28, 2021
Ontario Beekeepers' Association News

Canadian Best Management Practices for Honey Bee Health

Best Management Practices (BMPs) for the honey bee industry are developed by different levels and divisions of government, various organizations, institutions and stakeholders. Content ranging from regulations for pest and disease treatment thresholds to management of colonies during pollination services are included. While in many cases these recommendations are readily available, their authors are varied and the publications are provided…
UOVBA News Bot
June 16, 2021
Ontario Beekeepers' Association News

Governments Providing Additional Supports for Ontario Beekeepers

 The Governments of Canada and Ontario are launching a new targeted beekeeper intake to support and strengthen the health of managed honey bees and Ontario’s beekeeping sector. Under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (The Partnership) the new 50 per cent cost share intake opens on June 21, 2021 and will support beekeepers with 10 or more colonies registered with the Provincial Apiarist. Beekeepers…
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June 3, 2021