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Ontario Institute of Agronomists opposes mega-quarry

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Jun 22nd, 2011
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Is it in the public interest to squander these foodlands for aggregate usage?
AWARE Simcoe June 22 2010
Email from Ontario Institute of Agronomists 
Please be aware that the Ontario Institute of Agrologists has taken a position opposing the quarry proposal and has submitted its opposition letter to the Ministry.  To get a copy of the letter of opposition please visit this direct link from our web site. 
Since 1960, the Ontario Institute of Agrologists (OIA) has been comprised of professionals in agriculture.  The OIA serves as a professional regulatory body under a provincial Act.   Whether educated in Canada or abroad, the Professional Agrologist (P.Ag.) and Technical Agrologist (T.Ag.) designations are held by over 10,000 publically accountable designated professionals across Canada.  For over 50 years, the OIA has served its mission statement – to protect the public by licensing and safe guarding the competence of qualified practitioners and to build public confidence in Ontario’s agriculture, agri-food, and agri-business sector. 

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