Welcome to the OFA
OFA is the trusted, farmer-led organization for Ontario’s farming community. We use our grassroots voice to advocate for a sustainable farming and food sector on issues that impact our more than 38,000 farm members, our industry and our rural communities. We are working for Farms and Food Forever.
Scotiabank offers preferred rates and special discounts on banking services for OFA members. Scotiabank’s partnership with OFA offers OFA members an exclusive package of personal and business banking products, plus services that provide more financial solutions, advice, tools and resources for your farm business.
OFA Statement: Update on return of fertilizer tariffs paid by Ontario farmers
In 2022, the Canadian government-imposed tariffs on fertilizer sourced from Russia in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. This has placed added financial burden on farmers who are already facing record high…
January 31, 2023
CASA Online Forum Featuring Dr. Briana Hagen
Dr. Hagen will bring insight and information on the launch of the newly launched Canadian Centre for Agriculture Wellbeing, the latest mental health research, and discuss the importance of understanding mental health and how it relates to farm safety.
February 1, 2023
Producer Update In-Person Jordan Ontario
Join the Poultry Industry Council for their in-person producer update in Jordan, Ontario.
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Viewpoint: Building bridges with rural leaders
Read more here: https://ofa.on.ca/newsroom/building-bridges-with-rural-leaders/
👋That’s a wrap for #goc2023. Thanks to everyone that visited #teamOFA and the Farmer Wellness Initiative over the past two days #ontag @GuelphOrganic
The #goc2023 trade show is still buzzing with activity! Have you been to all the booths?
👋It’s the final day for the 2023 @GuelphOrganic Conference! Stop by the #teamOFA and Farmer Wellness Initiative booths for relevant resources for your farm business and family #ontag #farmerwellness #mentalhealth
👋Thanks to everyone that visited #teamOFA today for day 1 of the @orgcouncil Conference. The day was full of great information, conversations & networking. Ontario farmers grow 200+ commodities that provide consumers with a wide variety of fresh & nutritious choices #ontag
Thanks to @OntarioFarms President @PeggyBrekveld and VP @cricolvin for taking time to chat with me at #ROMA2023. Your thoughts helped out at our delegation the next day with @RobFlackPC. Thanks too to our local Federation for your support @LFofagriculture.
👋The Farmer Wellness Initiative and @CMHAOntario is onsite at the 2023 @orgcouncil Conference. Stop by the booth to learn more about the #mentalhealth resources available to #ontag and farming families #farmerwellness
👋#TeamOFA is here at the📍 2023 @GuelphOrganic Conference. Stop by our booth for awesome #ontag resources and to pick up an insulated grocery tote for your #localfood shopping
Join us for a free online forum on January 31, 2023 at 12PM CST. Farming, Safety, and Mental Wellbeing with Dr. Briana Hagen, CEO, Canadian Centre for Agricultural Wellbeing. Register today! https://bit.ly/3QL42eJ
Great letter to the editor @WellyAdvertiser written by Barclay Nap. @ROMA_Ont
Dear Editor: The Wellington Federation of Agriculture have been keeping abreast of Bill 23 and the other provincial ...
Ontario farmers: when completing your 2023 FBR renewal online @Agricorp, be sure to select OFA as your general farm organization of choice. We represent the interests of your farm business through influence, advocacy and collaboration http://agricorp.com/fbr #teamOFA #ontag