This week the OBA, in concert with the following agriculture partners produced a press release detailing a joint commitment to protect pollinators. Read press release.
Ontario Federation of Agriculture: The Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) is the largest accredited general farm organization in Ontario. As a dynamic farmer-led organization based in Guelph, the OFA works to represent and champion the interests of Ontario farmers through government relations, farm policy recommendations, lobby efforts, community representation, media relations and more. OFA is the leading advocate for Ontario’s farmers and is Ontario’s voice of the farmer. www.ofa.on.ca.
Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario: The Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario is a professional organization for families involved in the business of farming, representing 4,100 members and supporters. We value family enterprise, profitability and a responsible stewardship of resources. Our members and supporters share a commitment to public policies that provide a strong legislative environment for the business of farming. www.christianfarmers.org.
Grain Farmers of Ontario: Grain Farmers of Ontario (GFO) is the province’s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario’s 28,000 corn, soybean and wheat farmers. The crops they grow cover 5 million acres of farm land across the province, generate over $2.5 billion in farm gate receipts, result in over $9 billion in economic output and are responsible for over 40,000 jobs in the province. www.gfo.ca.