Category Archives: Resources

Canada and Ontario Support Beef and Hog Farmers During COVID-19

Funding will cover increased costs, while redirecting surplus pork to those in need News Release: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs WOODSTOCK — The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing up to $10 million in emergency assistance for … Continue reading

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Field Crop Budgets – a planning tool for farmers

The 2020 Field Crop Budgets are now available here Field Crop Budgets. These crop budgets are a tool for estimating expenses. The sample costs are only a guide to illustrate a method of preparing your projections. Budgets are provided for: … Continue reading

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Funding available under the Great Lakes Protection Initiative

Today, Environment and Climate Change Canada launched a call for applications to environmental funding programs, including funding under the Great Lakes Protection Initiative. For funding under the Great Lakes Protection Initiative, applications are now being accepted until March 3, 2020 … Continue reading

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Are you raising hogs without antibiotics?

Originally posted to ONswine July 3, 2019 by Laura Eastwood, OMAFRA Swine Specialist If so, the Prairie Swine Centre would like to recruit you to participate in a research project! The overall goal of the study is to determine whether … Continue reading

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Farm Fencing Systems

A variety of farm fencing systems for confining or excluding various kinds and sizes of livestock is available today. Although most fencing types have many applications on the farm, there is often one type best adapted to a specific function. … Continue reading

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Canadian Agriculture Partnership (CAP) Intake Dates Announced

The next CAP intake for producers, processors and other agri-businesses is March 22 through May 6. The CAP intake for Sector Organizations and Collaborations is from March 4 to April 5, 2019. More information will be available on the websites of the … Continue reading

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New Food Safety and Traceability online courses!

Give your company a competitive edge – take free eLearning courses to learn more about industry best practices and to be more competitive in the marketplace!

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Did you hear? We’ve made great improvements to the Agricultural Information Atlas!

Jennifer Jarvis, Stakeholder Communications and Marketing Advisor We’re excited to let you know about the latest updates that we made to the Agricultural Information Atlas (AIA). What is the AIA? It’s the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs’ (OMAFRA) … Continue reading

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Organic Master Gardener Course Presented by COG

Do you love eating organic? Have you always wanted to grow your own food and ornamental gardens? Then the Organic Master Gardener Course is for you! This fall, Canadian Organic Growers (COG) is expanding the Organic Master Gardeners Course to … Continue reading

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OMAFRA Welcomes Thomas Ferguson, Forage & Grazier Specialist

Thomas recently joined the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) as the Forage and Grazier Specialist. Thomas is based in the province’s Lindsay office. Through experience in the agricultural service industry and as a Certified Crop Advisor, … Continue reading

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