By: Janice LeBoeuf, Vegetable Crops Specialist, OMAFRA
Have you developed and implemented a unique product or process that helps foster innovation in Ontario’s agriculture and food sector? If so, you could be eligible to receive one of the following awards from the Premier’s Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence Program:
- Premier’s Award (one award valued at $75,000)
- Minister’s Award (one award valued at $50,000)
- Leaders in Innovation Awards (three awards valued at $25,000 each)
- Provincial Awards (45 awards valued at $5,000 each)
Primary producers / farmers, processors and agri-food organizations are invited to apply.
A copy of the Program Guidebook and Application Form, as well as information on previous award recipients is available online at www.ontario.ca/agrifoodinnovation or by phone at 1-877-424-1300.
Applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on Friday, April 28, 2017.
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