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 and Farm Life have formed a partnership to offer OFA members preferred rates on their succession planning services. Farm Life was founded by Darrell Wade after his family faced the consequences…
Make your voice count – complete the 2021 Census of Agriculture
The 2021 Census of Agriculture is now available for Canadian farmers to complete online. Released by Statistics Canada, OFA encourages all members to participate and contribute to providing insight and data into…
July 31, 2021
Food Day Canada
Food Day Canada encourages consumers across the country to shop local and celebrate the abundance of fresh and delicious Canadian food and beverages we enjoy every day.
October 13, 2021
International Plowing Match and Rural Expo
The International Plowing Match (IPM), first held in Ontario, is North America's largest outdoor agricultural and rural expo. Each International Plowing Match takes years of planning, and months of labour to prepare for the final event.
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This #MothersDay, OFA wants to highlight all of the hardworking female farmers, ranchers, fishers and agri-food sector workers that juggle chores and work while raising the next generation. We are thankful for the important job you do each day.
#sponsored #DYK @FarmLifeFPG advisors can help you keep your plan moving while you’re out in the fields during #plant21? Use your #OFAbenefits and receive a 10% reduction in your succession planning fees. Start the process now – for more information 👇 https://ofa.on.ca/benefit/farm-life/
OFA launched a new campaign focused on protecting and preserving farmland in Ontario. The land that supports food production is a finite resource. Once it’s paved over, it’s gone forever. Make change happen today – sign the petition 👉 https://bit.ly/3vPGrh6 #farmsfoodforever
OFA would like to thank all presenters for sharing updates and information at #OFAResearchDay. We are proud to be involved in each of these initiatives and provide insights & data on these topics to our members, industry stakeholders and government representatives #ontag
Learn more about the new app - Resilient Fields. Charles Lalonde explains how it can help Ontario crop farmers find sustainable solutions for field-based problems. Pop in now for today's last session 👉 https://bit.ly/33zunop #OFAResearchDay
OFA has partnered with Professor Brady Deaton for the last 5 years to collect farmland rental value data. Interested in his key findings? Tune in now to hear Professor Deaton’s extensive overview of the market for farmland in Ontario #OFAResearchDay https://bit.ly/33zunop
Join Dr. Al Mussell in a live #OFAResearchDay session to break down the cost burden of the federal carbon tax. OFA supports this research to understand the implications a rising price on greenhouse gases will have on Ontario agriculture #ontag #cdnag
We're pleased to have Dr. Mohanty, Director of the Bioproducts Discovery & Development Centre (BDDC) sharing an update on leading edge research on biodegradable bale wraps for #ontag. OFA supports this initiative @UofGResearch. Listen now https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/9076874621510537740 #OFAResearchDay
OFA staff Danielle Collins and Michelle deNijs are now sharing the opportunities of the @FeedYourFuture project to connect employers with skilled workers and job seekers with meaningful jobs in the Ontario agri-food sector. Learn more by tuning into this session #OFAResearchDay
Update from Charlie Lalonde on research being conducted on technologies that divert and remove phosphorus from ag runoff in the Thames River water shed. Thanks to @OntarioFarms for administering this important work. #ontag #cdnag