OFA’s 2020 Ontario Pre-Budget Submission

OFA’s 2020 Ontario Pre-Budget Submission

OFA presented to the Ontario Legislative Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs as part of the Committee’s Pre-budget Hearings. OFA outlined its key priorities for growing Ontario’s agri-food sector and our rural communities. Sound investments in rural...
Western Ontario farmland sale price hits $32,000 per acre

Western Ontario farmland sale price hits $32,000 per acre

OXFORD COUNTY — One year ago, Western Ontario real estate appraiser Ryan Parker said he wouldn’t be surprised if 2019 saw land price hit $30,000 an acre. It happened. Parker, of Valco Real Estate Appraisers and Consultants, saw several pieces of land sell for at least...
Federally licensed university abattoir upgraded

Federally licensed university abattoir upgraded

Reading Time: 3 minutes The University of Guelph is home to the only federally licensed university abattoir in Canada. The almost 50-year-old facility recently underwent a $2.5 million overhaul, re-opening last year as a modern meat science laboratory. Why it matters:...
Ecological Farmers Association celebrates 40-years

Ecological Farmers Association celebrates 40-years

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario (EFAO) marked its 40th anniversary during its annual educational conference in December in Belleville. But it is also looking ahead, as the ideas that it has espoused, regenerative farming and...

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