The Civic Centre in Kapuskasing brought together farmers and others interested in agriculture to discuss partnerships. The session covered the advantages of cooperatives within agriculture. Manager of Economic Development Andre Robichaud says collaboration is a good way to tackle agriculture in northern Ontario. Robichaud has been a constant supporter of the development of agriculture in the north. He says broadening horizons on the agriculture front can benefit the economy across the north. The Kapuskasing Demonstration Farm has seen significant success, accelerating its business plan by years thanks the support of the community.