The local onion industry was hit hard by the COVID-19 virus outbreak as restrictions across the nation cut off supply chains and scuttled prices. Now, leading producers want assistance from the federal government. (The Enterprise/File).
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ONTARIO – As the nationwide onion market continues to collapse, area producers are turning to the federal government to survive.
The government has a relief plan – the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program – that will furnish $16 billion in help . . .