Challenges facing Nova Scotia agriculture industry
At a time when food security and food availability have never been more important, we are seeing our agriculture industry shrink.
A farm in Grafton, N.S., pictured. Between 2016 and 2021, the national average of total farmland declined by 3.2 per cent. But what is particularly concerning for the East Coast was that total farm area declined by more than 20 per cent in Nova Scotia during that same time frame, writes Senator Jane Cordy. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons