Planners and Economic Developers will be interested in this demonstration of the next generation of the Agricultural Systems Portal. It has more than 90 mapping layers on the agri-food supply chain and easy access to economic data! Jennifer Birchmore, Senior Geographic Information Specialist and Helma Geerts, Policy Advisor at OMAFRA will demonstrate this new web platform and lead a hands-on exercise for users on February 23.
Interact with our guest speakers Anna DeMarchi-Myers, Halton Region Agricultural Liaison Officer; Sean Colville, President of Colville Consulting; and Dave Hodgson, President of DBH Soil Services. They will share how they use the portal for economic development strategies, agricultural studies and land-use planning, including Agricultural Impact Assessments.
Join in Wednesday, February 23rd
10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
We look forward to having you join us for this latest webinar!
The Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) and the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) have coordinated this free, online network to bring together economic development and planning professionals across Ontario interested in agricultural issues. The quarterly meeting topics will be based on relevant municipal policies, procedures and programming impacting the agricultural sector.
For more information on the Agriculture Economic Development and Planning Community of Practice.