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 26, 2023
In the Know Workshop In-Person French
In the Know is a mental health literacy program designed specifically for farmers, their families and those who are involved and/or support the agriculture sector.
January 28, 2023
Guelph Organic Conference 2023
The Guelph Organic Conference will be returning in 2023 for a hybrid in-person and online event, now hosted by the Organic Council of Ontario (OCO).
Latest Tweets by @OntarioFarms
🙌#TeamOFA is throwing confetti as we celebrate our #farmlandpreservation campaign hitting 60,000 signatures from 283 municipalities across Ontario! Thank you to everyone that has supported the Homegrown initiative and signed the petition #onpoli #ontag
Got questions about succession and not sure where to start? Farm Life and @OntarioFarms are stopping by Cornwall, Casselman, Kemptville, Alliston, Listowel, Woodstock and London to host in person workshops this Feb! Register for your local session here:
Ontario Federation of Agriculture
Ontario Federation of Agriculture
#LossControlTip Roof collapse due to the weight of ice and snow is a common concern in winter. Before snow accumulates, consider the following to remove it from your roof safely:
We're hitting the road and headed your way to discuss 🚜 📚💲 👩🌾 .
Cornwall - Feb 8
Casselman - Feb 9
Kemptville - Feb 10
Virtual Webinar - Mar 1
👋 Click here for dates, details & registration:
Stop by and see us at the #ckfarmshow. @LambtonFedofAg @KentFederation @OntarioFarms Essex Federation. We are here today and tomorrow.
Farming takes a toll on the mental health & well-being of farmers & their families. As the farm’s most valuable resource, you don’t need to do this alone. Let’s break the silence together 🙏
👉 http://farmerwellnessinitiative.ca #FarmerWellnessInitiative #BellLetsTalk #ontag
Supporting Norfolk Soil and Crop tonight in Delhi. @OntarioFarms also can’t wait for the dinner they put on here 👍
Great to catch up with MPP @MikeSchreiner and talk issues and priorities for #ontag at #ROMA2023
OFA representatives having an engaged conversation at #ROMA2023 with Ag Minister @LisaThompsonPC, @TrevorJonesCKL and @RobFlackPC. Great opportunity to discuss key priorities for #ontag and future growth opportunities #onpoli
It may be the final day of #ROMA2023, but #teamOFA will continue to advocate for ⬆️ investment in rural infrastructure, ⬆️ access to services, 🏘 affordability, long-term land use planning, #ecdev & community health for #ontag & #ruralON. We’re working for Farms & Food Forever🚜