Green Meadow Farms Inc. in Morell, P.E.I. is purchasing three pieces of automated equipment with the help of Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) funding that will improve efficiency and make the workload easier for employees.
The farm received a $155,141 repayable contribution from ACOA to help purchase the equipment.
Two pieces of equipment are automated 10-pound potato bagger machines. The other piece of equipment is a master baler that packages 10, five-pound potato poly bags into a larger bag. For the full story, click here.
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