AgScape, Beef Farmers of Ontario, Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario, Egg Farmers of Ontario, Farm & Food Care Ontario, Grain Farmers of Ontario, Grape Growers of Ontario, Ontario Apple Growers, Ontario Broiler Hatching Egg & Chick Commission, Ontario Equestrian, Ontario Federation of Agriculture, Ontario Sheep Farmers and Ontario Turkey join together to observe Canada’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.
The Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) would like to extend a sincere congratulations to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party of Canada on their re-election to form the 44th government in our nation’s history. Prime Minister Trudeau, who enters his third term as Canada’s leader, will once again lead a minority government.
4-H Ontario is hosting a silent auction for a 2021 Honda Foreman TRX520 from Kitchener Waterloo Honda. The 2021 Honda ATV was generously donated to 4-H Ontario by the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA). Bidding for the ATV opens September 15 and will conclude on October 12 at 7 p.m.
In response to the ongoing drought and strenuous growing conditions in parts of Ontario and western Canada, the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) is donating $100,000 to emergency initiatives to support our farming community.
The Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario (CFFO) and the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) hosted the official launch of Resilient Fields this afternoon. Resilient Fields is a free online tool to help farmers work through specific field challenges and find sustainable solutions for their farms.
The Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) is grateful for the prompt financial assistance to ensure farmers in Rainy River, Kenora and Dryden have access to water and feed to sustain their herds. It will also ensure the continued viability of the farming and food sector in northern Ontario.
Today, the Ontario government announced a shuffle in its cabinet, resulting in several key members and ministerial positions changing hands. A notable change impacting the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) and its members is the departure of Hon. Ernie Hardman as Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. Hon. Lisa Thompson will take over the reins leading the agriculture and rural portfolio in Ontario.
A silver lining of the COVID-19 pandemic and our transition to a virtual world has been the reduced operating costs of the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) and a surplus budget that has provided an opportunity to invest in communities across the province.
The Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) welcomes the provincial government’s plan to bring affordable energy to more families, farms and businesses by expanding access to natural gas in rural, Northern and Indigenous communities.
Farmland that supports food production is a finite and shrinking resource. Once it’s paved over, it’s gone forever. That’s the message behind Home Grown, a new advocacy campaign launched by the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA).