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  1. Earlier this spring, members of the OFA’s board of directors and young farm leaders met with MPPs at Queen’s Park to discuss food and farming in Ontario. We extend our sincere thanks…

    The post MPP Newsletter – Celebrating local food week and collaborations appeared first on Ontario Federation of Agriculture.

  2. Are you interested in joining OFA’s Board of Directors, but wonder what the role entails? Fulfilling the role of a provincial Director offers the opportunity to influence policy development, advocate for Ontario’s agriculture…

    The post Nominations now open for 2024 Zone Directors appeared first on Ontario Federation of Agriculture.

  3. Members of the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA)’s board of directors and young farm leaders were at Queen’s Park recently to meet with MPPs. Thank you to all ministers and MPPs who…

    The post OFA hosts 2024 Queen’s Park Day appeared first on Ontario Federation of Agriculture.

  4. The Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) is actively addressing concerns from Ontario farmers and farm businesses regarding the federal government’s proposed increase to Canada’s capital gains inclusion rate, which was announced recently…

    The post An update on proposed federal changes to capital gains tax and what this means to Ontario farmers appeared first on Ontario Federation of Agriculture.

  5. View our recording of a past live webinar where OFA and BDO Canada provided members with a better understanding of the proposed changes to capital gains, which was included in the 2024…

    The post BDO Presents – 2024 Proposed Changes to the Taxation of Capital Gains appeared first on Ontario Federation of Agriculture.

  6. In 2024, OFA will be awarding five post-secondary bursaries: Three – $2,000 bursaries to students in an undergraduate program. One – $2,000 bursary to a person completing an apprenticeship. One – $2,000…

    The post OFA accepting applications for 2024 bursary program appeared first on Ontario Federation of Agriculture.

  7. On April 22, 2024, OFA’s President Drew Spoelstra spoke in support of Bill 171, Enhancing Professional Care for Animals Act, to the Standing Committee on the Interior. OFA applauded the Ontario government…

    The post OFA presents to Standing Committee on Bill 171 – Enhancing Professional Care for Animals Act appeared first on Ontario Federation of Agriculture.

  8. The 2023 Farmland Value and Rental Value Survey summary of findings, conducted by the University of Guelph’s Ontario Agricultural College, has been released. The report presents insights gathered from 1,116 respondents in…

    The post Results released from 2023 Farmland Value and Rental Value survey appeared first on Ontario Federation of Agriculture.

  9. Amidst tax complexities, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has extended relief for farmers in bare trust arrangements by exempting them from filing T3 Income Tax and Information Returns, including Schedule 15, for…

    The post T3 Bare trust reporting – new exemption for farmers appeared first on Ontario Federation of Agriculture.

  10. As climate change and water quality concerns strengthen, there is increased public, government and media focus on the phosphorus levels in Ontario’s lakes and water courses. There are many urban and rural…

    The post Timing matters: why you should avoid winter manure spreading appeared first on Ontario Federation of Agriculture.

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