INNOVATION - THE NEXT BIG THING IN AGRICULTURE

     Erie Innovation and Commercialization has been playing a huge role in the agriculture industry here in Southern Ontario.

They've helped with the diversification of agriculture and agri-food opportunities..  They also happen to work in our region with various groups of people and companies to encourage different types of investment.  Vice President John Kelly say's they have specific goals to reach by 2020.

Kelly added that here is a big market right now to begin growing and supplying hazelnuts to "Fererro", which is a company that manufactures hazelnut based on products.   Kelly and his staff made a presentarion at Elgin County Council on Tuesday..

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