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.
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.