Global Dairy Producers Fighting over a Small Slice of the Pie
March 2, 2018 | By Marie Versteeg
Early next week, the Supply Management Committee of the Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario is meeting with representatives from a number of supply managed commodity boards. The goal is to learn more about growth for new entrants and plans for long-term sustainability.
Predation and Ontario’s Wildlife Damage Compensation Program
February 16, 2018 | Brooke Wareing
The Algonquin Wolf is listed under the Endangered Species Act 2007 and is currently a part of a recovery strategy to improve the number of wolves living and thriving in Ontario.
National Days in February Mark Agriculture’s Importance
February 9, 2018 | Clarence Nywening
The Christian Farmers Federation would like to highlight two February dates that we think hold special significance: Food Freedom Day and Canada’s Agriculture Day.
2018 Farm Smart Conference
February 2, 2018 | Brooke Wareing
Farm Smart is a day-long event featuring workshops and speakers on agriculture and ag-related topics.
Timing Matters: Winter Spreading
January 26, 2018 | Richard Blyleven
Lake Erie has had a tremendous problem with algal blooms. The problem is caused by phosphorus entering the lake. Agriculture is part of that problem.
Using Marketing Systems to Remain Competitive
January 19, 2018 | By Paul Bootsma
Any industry that wants to stay competitive today needs to choose its customers and/or market base and provide a consistent quality product. This business approach applies to food production as well.
Grey Bruce Farmers Week
January 12, 2018 | Brooke Wareing
Grey Bruce Farmers Week started in 1968 and was originally a conference several days long focusing on dairy, beef and crops.
Soil in the Spotlight
January 5, 2018 | Suzanne Armstrong
December 31 saw the close of the consultation window on “New Horizons: Ontario’s Draft Agricultural Soil Health and Conservation Strategy.”