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Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides information on agriculture production through workshops, information sessions, one-on-one consultations, and print and web-based resources 
  • Coordinates and facilitates the delivery of agriculture related knowledge transfer activities 
  • Provides general information on Ministry programs, services and resources for the agriculture and food sectors and the rural community 
  • Provides referrals for farmers in finanical difficulty for farm management advice, legal information, family and stress counselling, and government programs for transition off the farm 
  • Provides economic development information and programs to support the development and expansion of the agriculture, aquaculture and food processing sectors
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Cochrane District ; Timiskaming District
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Appointments are required
Languages English ; French
Fees Service - Information sessions; Workshops
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-647-2085
Toll Free Phone 1-877-424-1300
Fax 705-647-7993
Primary Contact Barry Potter, Agriculture Development Advisor; Phone: 705-647-2086; Email:
Alternate Contact Monique Legault, Regional Director, North Region; Phone: 705-594-2393; Email:
Located In Community New Liskeard
Address 280 Armstrong St N
New Liskeard, ON P0J 1P0
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Intersection Armstrong St N and Haliburton Ave W
Mailing Address c/o OMAFRA 
Box 6008 
New Liskeard, ON P0J 1P0
Physical Access Designated parking at entrance ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Rural Affairs ; Fees - Service