Support for women in Ontario agriculture encourages equity, diversity and inclusion By Peggy Brekveld,...

From an historical perspective, women have always played a vital role in agriculture, but it was often undocumented, unacknowledged and unquantified. Each woman is...

2020 Silage Harvest Timing: Be Ready, By Adam Parker from Maizex Seeds

The 2020 corn crop is significantly ahead of last year regarding maturity. Producers who are looking to harvest silage will need to be prepared...

Medical professional tours highlight significance of rural and farm-specific training by: Paul Vickers, Director,...

Farm safety should be at the forefront of everyone’s minds while working on the farm every day. However, as we all know, unfortunate events...

Protecting agricultural land key to future food production and processing by: Mark Reusser, Vice...

Preserving agricultural land for the purpose of food production and processing is a key priority for the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA). That was...

Ontario farmers urge protection of private and secure information By Keith Currie, President, Ontario...

Ontario farmers put a high priority on protecting data and proprietary information related to their farm businesses. The threat of disclosing that type of...

Traits to Cultivate, by: Blair Murray – Dairy Genetic Improvement Specialist/OMAFRA

After graduating from university, I spent a short time managing the family farm. One of the more memorable additions I made to the dairy...

Fungicides on Corn Silage, By Adam Parker from Maizex Seeds

The use of foliar fungicides is becoming much more common in corn silage production as these applications have consistently demonstrated yield improvements as well...

Ontario farmers value relationships built with essential foreign workers by: Peggy Brekveld, Vice President,...

Essential foreign workers are valued members of Ontario’s farming community. Do you know them? These men and women are integrated into the fabric of...

Dairy’s possible renaissance by: Dr Sylvain Charlebois

Before COVID-19 occurred, the dairy industry was arguably struggling with its image and its focus. A growing number of consumers found themselves hesitant to...

Celebrating the role of dairy science by: Piercristiano Brazzale, Chair of the International Dairy...

It is during a public health pandemic like the one we are facing today that we are reminded of the importance of science and...
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