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Essex farmers, ag federation split over wind power

CBC Windsor News Farmers in Essex County don’t seem to have the same concerns about wind farms as their colleagues in other parts of the province. The Ontario Federation of Agriculture wants the province to suspend its plans to expand … Continue reading

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Wind turbines are blowing communities apart, farm group says

by John Spears, Toronto Star Ontario should suspend awarding further contracts for large wind turbines, the province’s biggest farm organization says. “It’s tearing rural communities apart, so farmers can’t do what they do best, which is grow food,” OFA president … Continue reading

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Ontario Federation of Agriculture Statement on Wind Energy

(Farms.com – August 29) Agriculture provides many of the opportunities available to generate alternative sources of energy. Harnessing energy through wind turbines is one of the options for producing green energy that will contribute to a secure, reliable source for … Continue reading

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OFA caught in “power” struggle

Ontario Farmer Less than two months ago, the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) was in a big campaign to force government to increase the number of contracts paying farmers 80 cents to produce solar electricity which sells for about 10 … Continue reading

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OFA Warns Wind Leaseholders

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