Ellwood Shreve, Chatham Daily News

Ellwood Shreve is an award-winning journalist who has worked at The Chatham Daily News for a decade. He currently covers the education beat along with other general assignments. Shreve also writes a weekly People Column focusing on interesting residents and their accomplishments. Contact Ellwood at 519-354-2000, ext. 310. Email: eshreve@postmedia.com Twitter: DailyNewsES


Former Ontario agriculture minister Elmer Buchanan, recently appointed as trustee for the Ontario Processing Vegetable Growers' Association, talked to vegetable growers from around southwestern Ontario about his plans to grow the industry for both growers and processors during a meeting in Chatham, Ont. on Monday March 6, 2017. (Ellwood Shreve/Chatham Daily News/Postmedia Network)

Concerns farmers will be pitted against farmers

Farmers will continue to negotiate with Ontario vegetable processors, despite the provincial government dissolving the board – made up of farmers – that previously negotiated vegetable prices.