Commentaries

Wanted: Chief Science Officer that understands ag
(March 24, 2017 - Agri-Food Research, Environmental)

Members talk ag growth on Parliament Hill
(March 17, 2017 - Energy, Transportation, Telecommunications, National Food Strategy®, Natural Gas Infrastructure, Climate Change)

Province delivers on adjusting electricity distribution costs
(March 10, 2017 - Energy)

Investments in Ontario’s rural economy can relieve pressure on cities
(March 3, 2017 - Farm Finance)

OFA addressing skewed farm tax ratio with municipalities
(February 24, 2017 - Municipal Government, Taxation, Property Assessment and Taxation, Provincial Funding Transfers to Municipalities )

Canada’s path to prosperity lies in ag
(February 17, 2017 - Business Risk Management)

Celebrate Canadian agriculture and food this month
(February 10, 2017 - National Food Strategy®, Local Food, Food Literacy)

Working with ROMA for improved infrastructure in rural Ontario
(February 3, 2017 - Municipal Government, Rural Economic Development, Telecommunications, Property Assessment and Taxation, Drainage, Natural Gas Infrastructure, Provincial Funding Transfers to Municipalities )

What is the real cost of closing rural schools?
(January 26, 2017 - Municipal Government, Child Care)

What agriculture needs in Ontario’s 2017 budget
(January 20, 2017 - Rural Economic Development, Energy, Business Risk Management, Natural Gas Infrastructure)

CRTC gets it right: farmers need high speed internet access
(January 13, 2017 - Telecommunications)

OFA’s 2017 priorities line up with latest government mandate letters
(January 5, 2017 - Rural Economic Development, Weed & Pest Management, Energy, Waste Management, Open for Business , Natural Gas Infrastructure, Provincial Funding Transfers to Municipalities , Climate Change)

2016: An OFA year in review
(December 21, 2016 - Energy, Natural Gas Infrastructure)

Farm labour shortage stifles growth
(December 16, 2016 - Farm Labour & Safety)

New funds announced to reduce phosphorus loss
(December 9, 2016 - Nutrient Management)

OFA: Building on teamwork
(December 1, 2016)

OFA members speak up at AGM
(November 24, 2016 - Energy, Natural Gas Infrastructure, Climate Change)

OFA’s new mission: Farms and Food Forever
(November 17, 2016 - Right to Farm, Local Food, Food Literacy)

Higher farmland property values risk skewing tax share
(November 10, 2016 - Farm Property, Taxation, Property Assessment and Taxation)

Rural Ontario needs natural gas now
(November 4, 2016 - Energy, Natural Gas Infrastructure)

The real cost of closing rural schools
(October 28, 2016 - Rural Economic Development, Education)

Ontario government seeking input on next Long-Term Energy Plan
(October 21, 2016 - Energy)

How to read your 2016 farm property assessment
(October 14, 2016 - Taxation, Property Assessment and Taxation)

Partnership pushes for natural gas across rural Ontario
(October 6, 2016 - Energy, Natural Gas Infrastructure)

OFA: It’s time to celebrate Ontario Ag Week
(September 30, 2016 - Rural Economic Development, Energy, Local Food, Natural Gas Infrastructure)