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.
Nominations now open for 2022 Zone Directors
Are you interested in joining OFA’s Board of Directors, but wonder what the role entails? Fulfilling the role of a provincial Director offers the opportunity to influence policy development, advocate for Ontario’s agriculture…
July 25, 2022
In the Know Virtual Ontario Session- July 25
Join CMHA for a virtual In the Know session on July 25.
July 30, 2022
Food Day Canada 2022
Celebrate Food Day Canada on Saturday, July 30, 2022 with fresh and delicious, locally grown and produced Canadian food.
Latest Tweets by @OntarioFarms
OFA wishes all our farm families a happy #CanadaDay! You work hard every day to provide your fellow Canadians w/ food fibre and fuel. Whether in the field, on the lake, or behind the BBQ- we hope you have a great day 🇨🇦
OFA board member, Mark Kunkel, has stepped down from his role as Director of Zone 15 after eight years. We would like to wish Mark all the best in his future endeavours and sincerely appreciate the work he has done for #ontag and his local communities.
Thanks @DaveEppCKL! We enjoyed having the opportunity to meet with you as well. OFA thanks you for your continued support of #ontag and the development of future leaders 👏
Last Friday, the @ROInstitute's Advanced Agricultural Leadership Program (AALP) hosted its biennial gala, initiated by @SenatorRobBlack.
I also encountered so many ag supporters and friends, including Cathy Lennon, GM and Peggy Brekveld, President of @OntarioFarms (pictured).
Check out this exciting contest from Honda Canada! Bonus – get an extra entry for opting in to receive communications from Honda Canada. Enter here for a chance to win a Power Equipment Prize Bundle: https://pe.hondapromotions.com/?event=OFA
OFA is pleased with Health Canada's decision to exempt ground meat from front-of-package labeling. #Ontag ground meat is an affordable, single-ingredient & nutrient-dense protein that feeds the province, country & world🌎
Last week, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau announced that the interest-free portion of the Advance Payments Program will be increased from $100,000 to $250,000 for the 2022 and 2023 program years. More details below 👇
We made important changes to the Advance Payments Program:
• The interest-free limit increased to $250K.
• Receive 100% of your 2022 pre-production advance upfront when applying.
Apply now: http://ow.ly/u4fS50JKz1n #CdnAg
#WEBINAR Today! Join us today for a LIVE virtual chat on grain grading & learn why grain quality is important for your business! SGS Canada & our own @DanaDickersonON will also be answering your questions.
STARTS at 10am! Register @ https://buff.ly/3I22msS #ontag
A final reminder that today is the final day to submit an application for the AgriStability program. Farmers can find the New Participant Form and more information about the program on @Agricorp's website by clicking here: https://www.agricorp.com/en-ca/News/2022/Pages/AgriStability-Farmers-now-have-until-June-30-to-secure-coverage.aspx
Team OFA is in📍Listowel today filming content to promote road safety🚜. #Shoutout to Listowel's @PremierEquip1 for all their help. 👀 the SMV sign & lights #ontag
This #WellnessWednesday we encourage you to make time for yourself. It’s a hectic time of juggling responsibilities and to-dos, but it’s always important to prioritize your well-being. Spend time with family, call a friend, read a book, or make your favourite meal #farmerwellness