Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Commission to hold goat vote

The Ontario Farm Products Marketing Commission has posted information about the vote to be held by goat producers on forming an association as proposed by the Ontario Goat Breeders Association.

The vote will be held between Feb. 27 and March 10. All known producers will be mailed a package that includes an outline of the proposal.

The information summary will also be posted on Ontario Goat's website at

The commission is asking "are you in favour of Ontario Goat being designated as the representative association for goat milk producers in Ontario under Section 12 of the Farm Products Marketing Act as described in the enclosed information summary and paying a licence fee to finance the association's activities to stimulate, increase and improve the production and marketing of goat milk in Ontario?"

Producers who do not receive a voting package by March 1, 2017 should contact the Commission at (519) 826-5189.