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Stand for the Common Good of All

September 30, 2022 | Ed Scharringa

We are in a critical crossroad period of history where we are seeing action taken by governments around the world, including our Canadian government, that will have ramifications on the way agriculture will be done in the future. CFFO is committing to be a stronger voice that resonates a common-sense approach with biblical principles.

Celebrate Ontario Agriculture Week

September 23, 2022 | Amber Anderson

Ontario Agriculture Week is dedicated to celebrating the abundance of food our farmers produce, the Ontarians the industry employs, the rural communities it supports and the economic engine that farmers fuel. There are many ways to celebrate Ontario Agriculture Week this year.

Resilience Through Purpose and Community

September 16, 2022 | Carrie Pollard, MSW RSW

Farmers’ resilience is tested daily from market fluctuations to capricious weather. During times of adversity, we need to focus on what and who matters.

Still Have a Job to Do

September 9, 2022 | Paul Bootsma

Farmers are a very small percentage of today's population, and more and more people have very little, if any, connection to the farm. The governments of the day are emphasizing the building of new homes due to a housing shortage, which brings up the discussion of farmland preservation, something the CFFO is passionate about.

Innovation–Improving Yields and Stewardship

September 2, 2022 | Suzanne Armstrong

Farmers are constantly being asked to do more with less. Our recent CFFO Agri-Day summer event focused on “Big Tech” developed specifically to aid farmers.

We All Belong

August 26, 2022 | Paul Bootsma

Despite differing opinions, perspectives, and farming experiences, all farmers play an equally important part in the agricultural system of Ontario.

Helping Ukraine Helps the World

August 12, 2022 | Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario

Canada shows continued support for Ukrainians in the form of additional funds and recommendations to address the potential global food shortage.

Balancing the Risks: Production and Pollution

July 29, 2022 | Suzanne Armstrong

The federal government has set a national reduction target for emissions from the use of nitrogen fertilizer. Farmers are justifiably concerned about what federal fertilizer-focused policies may mean for access to and the cost of fertilizer going forward.

Fighting Inflation

July 8, 2022 | Tom Tavani

It’s summer time in 2022, and the living is far from easy for farmers as inflation has hit a 39-year high and the central bank keeps hiking interest rates to fend off a recession.

Reconciling Government Demands and Farmer Goals

July 1, 2022 | Marie Versteeg

Farmers are doing good stewardship work, but more change may be necessary. How can we mitigate the burden being placed on farmers?

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