Six Nations Elected Council increases payments for white corn

Six Nations Farmers Association members Art and Jesse Porter present cost increase for White Corn Project to Six Nations Elected Council (Screen shot)

Six Nations Elected Council (SNEC) is increase funding to pay for this year’s community white corn crop. The Six Nations Farmers Association (SNFA) is increasing the cost for the community white corn project up from $50,000 to $60,000 this year. SNEC approved a motion to increase the amount of funds it provides at its General Finance meeting on March 18. Jesse and Arthur Porter gave a presentation on the White Corn Project and said costs continue to rise. Last year SNEC provided them with $50,000 and will give $60,000 this year. “Like everything else, the cost of things are on the rise on a constant basis throughout the world, for that reason we would appreciate the $50,000 again, if you can see any extra floating around we’d appreciate that as…

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