Younger farmers changing the face of agriculture

by Drew Spoelstra, President, OFA Much is always made of the high average age of Canadian farmers, but there’s a quiet shift happening in agriculture that...
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Farmers pleased to see proposed Underused Housing Tax changes

submitted by Rachelle Kerr Changes proposed by the federal government to its Underused Housing Tax (UHT) Act are welcome news for Ontario’s farmers. Announced in...

Use prime farmland effectively

by Ralph C. Martin When crumbs of soil from prime farmland sift through the fingers of my right hand, I conclude that it should be...

New OFA president outlines organizational priorities

by Drew Spoelstra, President, OFA This past week, Ontario’s farmers gathered for the annual meeting of the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA). It’s a business meeting...

Bill C-234 is a no-brainer

I make no attempt to hide the fact that I am anti carbon tax. However, I believe even more strongly that regardless of a...

Role of women evolving in farming sector

by Sara Wood, Director, OFA Traditionally, agriculture has been a male-dominated industry, but women have always played very pivotal roles in farm businesses – just...