OFA was pleased to host our inaugural Research Day virtual event on May 6. This event was to allow members to learn more about some of the current agricultural research projects that OFA supports. Research projects included topics such as farmland values, mental health and wellness, workforce attraction, carbon tax, and environmental stewardship.
For summaries of the sessions and presentations, click here.
View the presentations:
Dr. Franco Berruti – Thermochemical Conversion of Biomass and Waste to Bio-industrial Resources
Janine Lunn & Peter Sykanda – Farmer Mental Health and Wellness Initiatives
Charles Lalonde – Phosphorus Reduction Collaborative
Danielle Collins & Michelle de Nijs – Feeding Your Future: Connecting Ontario’s Agri-Food Workforce
Dr. Amar Mohanty – Biodegradable Bale Wraps for Ontario Agriculture
Dr. Al Mussell – Understanding the Cost Burden of the Federal Carbon Tax on Ontario Agriculture
Dr. Brady Deaton – Ontario Farmland Value and Rental Value Survey
Charles Lalonde – Resilient Fields