Monday, October 18, 2021

OFA outlines key priorities for agriculture in federal election

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by Mark Reusser, Vice President, OFA The agriculture and food industry is a key driver of Canada’s economy, ensuring our grocery shelves stay stocked and...

OCPA 2021 Plowing Match results are in!

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The Ottawa Carleton Plowmen’s Association (OCPA) Plowing Match was held on August 28, 2021, hosted by Gib and Elsie Patterson at Anderson Links Golf Course...

Ontario Investing in Agri-Food Innovation

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The Ontario government is investing in new partnerships in agri-food innovation, including pilot projects in robotics and artificial intelligence, to help the industry address...

New App supports Agronomic decision-making for Ontario Farmers

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The Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario (CFFO) and the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) hosted the official launch of Resilient Fields on August 12. Resilient...

Helping Ontario Food and Beverage Processors during COVID‑19

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New funding intake to support businesses adapting to pandemic The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing up to $6 million in projects to help...

Statement released by Winchester Dairyfest Committee

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The volunteer committee responsible for the once prominent and still famous Winchester Dairyfest released a statement to the North Dundas Times on July 29...

OFA encourages self‑care for farmers as we navigate a stressful growing season

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by Peggy Brekveld, President, Ontario Federation of Agriculture It seems ironic that not too long ago, I injured my foot doing what I love to...

She was boss at age 22 — and sold the business 43 years...

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by Nelson Zandbergen, by permission of the Farmers Forum Byers Farm Equipment is augering in a new era — as is the woman who has...

Sustainability – Gypsy Moth invasion exacerbated by climate change

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Anyone who pays any attention to trees at all has noticed the destruction caused by the gypsy moth. This is year three of a particularly...

Feeding Your Future secures funding extension to further address agri-food labour needs

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By Jackie Kelly-Pemberton, Director, Ontario Federation of Agriculture. Fulfilling labour needs has been a longstanding challenge in Ontario's agri-food sector. It requires priority focus on...

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