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Raising Concerns around Livestock Abattoir Capacity

February 14, 2020 | Clarence Nywening

Recent meat processing closures by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) have left many Ontario livestock farmers with nowhere to send their animals. We're asking the CFIA to implement solutions for farmers.

Nutrient Stewardship 4R the Right Reasons

February 7, 2020 | Marie Versteeg

4R Nutrient Stewardship advocates for sustainable nutrient management. It has several benefits for farmers.

CFFO Policy Tour Traveling the Province

January 31, 2020 | Paul Bootsma

The CFFO has always encouraged the preservation of our farmland but balances that with the understanding that development also adds to our industry and the economy as a whole.

Farmer Conference Signals Hope

January 24, 2020 | Clarence Nywening

When 1300 people show up to learn about better farming practices, I am encouraged and excited to see what the next cropping season will bring.

Livestock transportation regulations: two-year reprieve

January 17, 2020 | Clarence Nywening

We need to be vigilant in ensuring that regulations are sound, effective and don’t inadvertently make things worse for either farmers or our livestock.

Taking Stock at the Change of the Decade

January 10, 2020 | Suzanne Armstrong

Trends in Farm Income, Trade Relations and Farm Size

New Year’s Hopefulness

January 3, 2020 | Clarence Nywening

No matter how the past year has gone, every January first, I can’t help but be reminded of the hope we have for the New Year.

Year's End

December 27, 2019 | Clarence Nywening

Some people wonder why farmers keep going in a profession with so much uncertainty and risk.

Wonder of a Child

December 20, 2019 | Suzanne Armstrong

It is in this season of darkness that we most need the message of light and hope that Christmas brings.

Changing Excess Soil into a Resource

December 13, 2019 | Paul Bootsma

Excess soil from development sites is often considered waste, but government has announced new regulations to manage its use and relocation.

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