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.
OFA partners with General Motors Canada to offer exclusive fleet vehicle discounts to OFA members. OFA members in the market for a new vehicle can take advantage of deep discounts on the purchase of select new 2020 Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac fleet vehicles.
OFA encourages members to participate in the upcoming 2021 Census of Agriculture
Statistics Canada to release the Census in May OFA encourages all members to take the time to complete the 2021 Census of Agriculture that will be released by Statistics Canada in May.…
April 27, 2021
2021 Value of Biogas April Conference Program: Getting to Net-Zero Emissions with Biogas and RNG
The Canadian Biogas Association will be hosting their 2021 Value of Biogas April Conference Program from April 27-29.
April 28, 2021
AgScape's 2021 virtual Annual General Meeting
Celebrate AgScape's 30th Anniversary this year at their 2021 virtual Annual General Meeting (AGM).
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#OFASpotlight 📣 OFA would like to give a shoutout to Beef Farmers of Durham Region for donating 800 pounds of fresh, local ground beef to food banks in their community. Check out the full story here:
Beef Farmers of Durham Region deliver 800 pounds of fresh ground beef to local food banks
Durham food banks won't be asking "where's the beef?" anytime soon. Beef Farmers of Durham Region have donated 80...
Truly, the value of one, the power of many. Saluting our WFA Board, an amazing group of tireless #volunteers accomplishing great things.
In response to the Ontario government's Stay-at-Home order, OFA has developed a Stay-at-Home Exemption Letter for members and their employees to use while conducting essential business activities. Access the letter here: https://ofa.on.ca/resources/stay-at-home-exemption-letter/
This #NationalVolunteerWeek we'd like to give thanks to our volunteers at the grassroots level. We appreciate their hard work & contributions to Ontario's agriculture industry, the donation of their time & energy to our local federations, their communities & the agri-food sector.
OFA Viewpoint: MZOs jeopardize long-term productivity and sustainability of Ontario’s farmland https://ofa.on.ca/newsroom/mzos-jeopardize-long-term-productivity-and-sustainability-of-ontarios-farmland/ #farmlandpreservation #ontag
In response to the Ontario government’s stay-at-home orders which came into effect on April 8, 2021, OFA has developed the Stay-at-Home Exemption Letter for members and their employees. Visit our website to access the letter in English and French: https://bit.ly/3oMb8ka
Keeping our families and agri-food workers safe has always been a top priority. As we move into #plant21 it's important for us to continue educating ourselves and our employees on #farmsafe practices in order to ensure the safety of all those on our farms #ontag
I know farmers across Ontario continue feeling the impacts of #COVID19. To give them a helping hand, we’re extending production insurance coverage deadlines for forage rainfall to May 17 and spring seeded crops to May 31. #OntAg
Check your eligibility at https://www.agricorp.com/en-ca/Pages/Default.aspx
#DYK OFA has created a Guide to help our members sell and market their agricultural products? This Guide provides ideas for alternative market channels, general health and safety protocols and how to use social media for your business #ontag http://bit.ly/3dCa1hI
OFA's 2021 Bursary program is now accepting applications. 3 bursaries will be given to students of OFA families who are entering or currently pursuing a post-secondary education in an agriculture-related field. Apply now 👇 #OntAg http://ofa.on.ca/bursary