Commentaries

OFA annual meeting focusing on Producing Prosperity for Ontario
(November 17, 2017 - Rural Economic Development)

Draft soil health strategy open for comment
(November 10, 2017 - Nutrient Management, Environmental)

The farm property tax conundrum
(November 2, 2017 - Farm Property, Taxation, Property Assessment and Taxation)

ROI Foresight Papers support growth beyond cities
(October 26, 2017 - Rural Economic Development)

Federal government responds to pressure on tax changes
(October 20, 2017 - Taxation)

Harvest reminds us of agriculture’s strength and opportunities
(October 13, 2017 - Rural Economic Development)

OFA presents election theme during Ontario Ag Week
(October 6, 2017 - Rural Economic Development, Health Care, Energy, Education, Natural Gas Infrastructure)

Feeding our diverse culture with locally grown
(September 29, 2017 - Local Food, Food Literacy)

Fall farm shows provide important grassroots connection
(September 22, 2017)

Act now – tell MPs that farmers won’t stand for proposed tax changes
(September 14, 2017 - Taxation)

OFA meets members during fall farm show season
(September 8, 2017)

The challenges of getting back to school in rural Ontario
(August 31, 2017 - Rural Economic Development, Education, Telecommunications)

Proposed changes to federal taxation bad news for farm corporations
(August 24, 2017 - Taxation)

Bill 148 threatens Ontario jobs and businesses
(August 18, 2017 - Farm Labour & Safety, Minimum Wage)

MPPs spend a day on the farm with OFA
(August 11, 2017 - Water, Rural Economic Development, Environmental, Natural Gas Infrastructure, Minimum Wage)

Ontario farmers face challenging growing season
(August 3, 2017 - Business Risk Management)

Mixed news for Ontario agriculture in new federal investment program
(July 28, 2017 - Business Risk Management)

Maximize the conversations about the rising minimum wage
(July 20, 2017 - Farm Labour & Safety)

Talking about mental wellness on the farm
(July 13, 2017)

Speak up for ag this summer
(July 6, 2017 - Water, Rural Economic Development, Environmental, Farm Labour & Safety, Minimum Wage)

New group developing tools to reduce Lake Erie phosphorus
(June 29, 2017 - Water, Environmental)

Setting Canada’s table with a food policy
(June 23, 2017 - Food Safety, National Food Strategy®, Local Food, Food Literacy)

Ag leaders talk trade with U.S. partners
(June 16, 2017)

Ag takes on misinformation in boot camp style
(June 9, 2017 - Biotechnology)

National food policy consults underway
(June 2, 2017 - Food Safety, National Food Strategy®, Food Literacy)

Changing Workplaces Review needs economic assessment to determine feasibility in agriculture
(May 26, 2017 - Farm Labour & Safety, Minimum Wage)