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.
Farms.com Risk Management Inc.
As an OFA Benefit Program partner, Farms.com Risk Management Inc. offers OFA members exclusive access to energy and fertilizer outlook reports twice per year.
OFA welcomes four new directors to provincial board
New directors joining the OFA board are Brian Crews, who was elected by Zone 12 farmers in Hastings, Lennox & Addington, Northumberland & Prince Edward; Clint Cameron as the representative of Zone…
November 28, 2023
In The Know - Virtual - November 28
In The Know, a mental health literacy workshop for farmers and the agricultural community. This four-hour course is designed around real events using real scenarios for educational purposes. The goals of the program are to increase understanding of mental health and wellness on the farm, create comfort in having conversations about mental health, raise awareness and reduce stigma. Vanastra, ON – Hosted by the Huron Federation of Agriculture.
November 28, 2023
FCC Young Farmer Summit - Ariss
The FCC Young Farmer Summit is a free event bringing farmers under 40 together to dig into the business side of farming.
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OFA welcomes four new directors to provincial board including Brian Crews, Zone 12 - Hastings, Lennox & Addington, Northumberland & Prince Edward; Clint Cameron, Zone 11 - Dundas, Frontenac, Grenville & Leeds; Andrea McCoy-Naperstkow @naperstkow, Zone 8 - Arnprior, Lanark,…
🚜 Learn more about your new OFA president, @drew_spoelstra, & hear about his vision for the future. 🎥 To read more about Drew go to https://bit.ly/49ZfVGY #teamOFA #NewLeadership #ontag
The role of women is evolving in the farming sector!
@slittle16, the Director of @OntarioFarms, discusses how women’s role in ag has changed for the betterment of the industry.
See the growth of female farm operators 👇
#OntAg #AgNews #AgTwitter #AgChat #Farming
Great opportunity to be in the legislature today and hear about #ARIO modernization. Well done @OMAFRA team moving this forward to ensure research and innovation drive agriculture forward and help us #growOntario @LisaThompsonPC @TrevorJonesCKL
📣🗣️ Elevate your communication skills at OFA/FFCO Speak Up Training this December in Dutton, ON. Free for OFA members! Discover your voice and make an impact. Find details and registration info here 👉 http://ofa.on.ca/ofa-speak-up-training #SpeakUpTraining 📆🤝 *Guelph session is now full
Ontario is proposing updates to the Agricultural Research Institute of Ontario Act to enable further research and development opportunities in the agriculture and food industry.
#OntAg #AgInnovation #growingONtogether
Viewpoint: New OFA president outlines organizational priorities
Read more here: http://ofa.on.ca/newsroom/new-ofa-president-outlines-organizational-priorities
📅 Save the date! Join The Guardian Network's virtual training on Dec. 8 for new Guardians. Learn essential strategies to identify mental distress signs, support at-risk farmers & connect individuals with crucial mental health resources. Register now: https://bit.ly/3QGJJzn
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The Guardian Network's next Community Training sessions take place Dec. 11 at North Marysburgh Town Hall & Dec. 12 at Ameliasburgh Town Hall in Prince Edward County. Join us in fostering mental health awareness in Ontario's farming communities. Register👉 https://bit.ly/3QgXAfD