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"The Huron County Clean Water Project is celebrating ten years of financial and technical assistance to improve and protect water quality on Huron County farms and rural properties.

 

Clean Water Project grants have helped residents to plant more than 160 hectares of trees; complete more than 500 tree planting projects; fence cattle out of 40 kilometres of streams; plant more than 100 kilometres of windbreaks; decommission 75 liquid manure storages; complete eight forest management plans; upgrade more than 300 private wells; complete more than 140 erosion control projects; and decommission more than 400 unused wells." Source: http://www.huroncounty.ca/plandev/water.php

 

 

"If you are a customer of an electricity utility and in a lower-income home, you may qualify for a reduction on your electricity bill through the Ontario Electricity Support Porgram. Click here to learn more about the program. The OESP will reduce the cost of your household electricity by applying a monthly credit directly to your bill. The credit amount will depend on how many people live in your home and your combined household income." Source: https://ontarioelectricitysupport.ca/   
 
 
"This guide (Farm Guide: Farm Equipment on the Highway) has been developed to provide general information and clarification for the laws that apply to farm equipment and select provisions that apply to farm trucks. Representatives from the Ontario Federation of Agriculture and its partners have provided input into the development of the guide to ensure that questions from the farming community have been addressed. This guide is intended to help the farming community better understand their legal obligations under the law." Source: http://www.mto.gov.on.ca/english/publications/pdfs/farm-guide.pdf