Agriculture


OFA advocates for red tape reduction 

by Keith Currie President, Ontario Federation of Agriculture The Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) is a strong advocate for eliminating unnecessary red tape and regulatory burden for Ontario’s agricultural community. As the provincial government looks…





It’s Agriculture Day; thank a farmer

EASTERN ONTARIO — As the sun rises on Agriculture Day, Ontario’s Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs reflects on the “special occasion” with a statement issued this morning. Says Ernie Hardeman of the Day recognized…





SNC extends deadline for subsidized tree orders by a week

NATION VALLEY — Residents from across South Nation Conservation’s (SNC) 4,384 square-kilometer jurisdiction in Eastern Ontario can now purchase over-the-counter trees directly from the Conservation Authority at a subsidized cost until Friday, February 8. The…






Government reversal protects Ontario farmland

ONTARIO — The Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) is encouraged by the provincial government’s decision to remove Schedule 10 from the proposed Bill 66, Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act, 2018. This movement signals the government’s willingness…