OFA encourages online renewal of Farm Business Registration

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by Paul Vickers, Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) A new year is upon us and for Ontario’s farmers, that means it’s time to renew their...

Christmas blizzard stopped trucks, forces farmers to dump 1.7 million litres of milk

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by Nelson Zandbergen, Courtesy of Farmers Forum Ontario dairy farmers dumped about 1.7 million litres of milk due to the Christmas weekend blizzard that left roads...

THE BIG BETRAYAL: 190 countries sign deal to stifle global development and agriculture

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by Nelson Zandbergen, courtesy of Farmers Forum More than 190 nations got together in Montreal this month to figure out how to protect nature from...

Claude’s Gardening and Landscaping Forum

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I was recently asked why plants that are brought in for the winter often shed some or all of their leaves.  The spider plant that...

Ontario Federation of Agriculture re-elects President

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Peggy Brekveld to lead organization for a third term  The Ontario Federation of Agriculture’s board of directors has expressed confidence in the leadership of Peggy...

Claude’s Gardening & Landscaping Forum

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Dear Claude, Dealing with a bumpy lawn. We have a well-established lawn (20 Years) on a clay soil. The lot is about 12,500sq feet (minus...

Help us protect local food production

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Urge your MP to support financial protection legislation for fruit and vegetable growers by Paul Maurice, Director, Ontario Federation of Agriculture Fruit and vegetable growers in...

Farmer Wellness Initiative focuses on helping farmers in need

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- Help for Ontario farmers and their families is just a phone call away by Tyler Brooks Director of Communications and Stakeholder Relations A telehealth line that makes...

Plan for nutrient application today to benefit your farm and the environment tomorrow

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by Vanessa Renaud, Director, Ontario Federation of Agriculture It might be hard to think about winter when we’re still in the middle of summer, but...

Exploring impacts of vet shortage in rural and remote communities across Ontario

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by Ethan Wallace, Director, OFA Rural and remote communities in Ontario are experiencing a shortage of veterinary access. What does this look like? It looks...

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