Ontario government invests $7 million in projects including buffers
The province of Ontario is investing $7 million in agri-food research projects to support more environmentally friendly practices. While the projects cover livestock health and welfare and other agriculture concerns, one of the research projects focuses specifically on evaluating the ability of natural buffer strips to reduce the impact of agricultural practices on freshwater ecosystems.
Other research topics include pests, diseases and weeds, animal illness and more. In total, 49 projects will receive support.