Confused About Covid Programing? Introducing OMAFRA’s COVID-19 Webinar Series!

With information on Covid-19 changing over time, and funding programs evolving to keep up with grower needs, it can be hard to keep track of what’s happening week-to-week regarding Covid and agriculture.

To help deliver up-to-date information to stakeholders, OMAFRA will be delivering a COVID-19 OMAFRA Monthly Webinar Series.

The series will be an opportunity to provide information, address concerns and promote tools and resources offered by OMAFRA.   The first webinar in the series is TOMORROW (May 18th) at noon, and will cover changes to the Enhanced Agri-Food Workplace Protection Program. Be sure to keep reading for how to access it!

Re-designed Enhanced Agri-Food Workplace Protection Program Webinar – Funding for Prevention and Outbreak Management 
Tuesday, May 18th at 12:00 – 1:00 PM ET  

The Enhanced Agri-Food Workplace Protection Program (EAWPP) has been re-designed to help more farmers and agri-food operators and simplify the application and assessment process. The intake opened on April 22, 2021 and will be accepting applications while funding is available or until November 30, 2021 at 11:59pm. 

Heather Kinnear from the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs will provide an overview of these changes, eligible expenses and how to submit your application. 

Following the presentation, there will be question and answer period.  We encourage you to submit questions in advance. 

You must register in advance.  Please register and submit questions here.   

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.   

Upcoming Webinars in the Series:

For upcoming topics and dates, make sure to regularly check ONFloriculture, as well as OMAFRA’s Covid-19 Landing Page.

Generally, the monthly series set for the 3rd Tuesday of each month at noon and will be an hour in length.  AFLMB will host the session and complete logistics such as registration, technology day of, follow-up survey and sharing recording. 

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