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  • We Are Ontario

    502 views 7 months ago
    Ontario's agriculture and food sector generates more than 820,000 jobs and contributes more than $40 billion to the annual provincial GDP. Ontario farmers grow and produce more than 200 farm and food products. Find out more at ofa.on.ca. Show less
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  • OFA Issues Play all

    The OFA Issues channel features a collection of short videos highlighting some of OFA's current lobby issues. These key issues have a significant impact on agriculture's agenda for growth.
    • Road Safety and Farm Vehicles - Duration: 31 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      • 327 views
      When you see a slow moving vehicle sign – remember to SLOW DOWN and SHARE the ROAD.
    • Canada's New Fuel Surcharge - Duration: 41 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      • 1,129 views
      A new federal fuel surcharge came into effect on April 1, 2019. Fuel purchases that will be eligible for exemption must be delivered and stored on the farm. Fuel must be used exclusively on the far...
    • Digging into Ontario’s farm property tax system - Duration: 71 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      • 354 views
      Ontario farmers are paying a disproportionate amount of property tax compared to the services they use. OFA has been meeting with municipalities across Ontario to encourage them to correct the unfa...
    • We Are Ontario - Duration: 111 seconds.

      • 7 months ago
      • 502 views
      Ontario's agriculture and food sector generates more than 820,000 jobs and contributes more than $40 billion to the annual provincial GDP. Ontario farmers grow and produce more than 200 farm and fo...
    • CRTC needs a better model for funding rural broadband - Duration: 38 seconds.

      • 5 months ago
      • 258 views
      Reliable high-speed internet is vital for Ontario farms and rural communities. OFA is urging federal politicians to ensure the CRTC reconsider its eligibility and assessment criteria for expanded h...
    • OFA's Priorities for 2019 - Duration: 2 minutes, 1 second.

      • 6 months ago
      • 309 views
      OFA president Keith Currie speaks about the organization and outlines key priorities for OFA in 2019.
    • OFA announces Producing Prosperity campaign at Queen’s Park - Duration: 13 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 56 views
      The Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA), together with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus and Western Ontario Wardens’ Caucus made a joint announcement on the valu...
    • Producing Prosperity in Ontario - Duration: 91 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 459 views
      The Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) believes the province can do much more for its citizens by simply distributing economic development opportunities across the province. Producing Prosperi...
    • Rural Trails in Ontario - Duration: 2 minutes, 37 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 3,079 views
      Ontario’s farmers have a unique perspective on trails. Former railways crossed through farms, hiking trails run through or adjacent to farmland and many farmers voluntarily permit seasonal use of t...
    • Thames River Phosphorus Reduction Collaborative Project - Duration: 6 minutes, 53 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 92 views
    • TRDP Bus Tour July12 2017 - Duration: 7 minutes, 50 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 80 views
    • TRDP Announcement July12 2017 - Duration: 6 minutes, 58 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 67 views
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    • OFA Farm Facts: Harvesting Corn in Ontario - Duration: 7 minutes, 17 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      • 45,824 views
      The Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) presents OFA Farm Facts: Harvesting Corn in Ontario. This video shows how corn is harvested.
    • Rural Trails in Ontario - Duration: 2 minutes, 37 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 3,079 views
      Ontario’s farmers have a unique perspective on trails. Former railways crossed through farms, hiking trails run through or adjacent to farmland and many farmers voluntarily permit seasonal use of t...
    • OFA Farm Facts: Harvesting Wheat in Ontario - Duration: 12 minutes.

      • 5 years ago
      • 3,011 views
      The Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) presents OFA Farm Facts: Harvesting Wheat in Ontario. This video shows how wheat is harvested.
    • O'Canada - English Version - Duration: 83 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 1,659 views
    • Ontario Farmland Preservation - Duration: 4 minutes, 14 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      • 1,434 views
      The Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) supports the preservation of farmland and water resources through advocating for provincial land use policy. Land capable of supporting agricultural acti...
    • Food Literacy - Duration: 2 minutes, 35 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 1,388 views
      OFA firmly believes human health and illness prevention starts with a strong food literacy component in our school curriculum, and ends with a healthier population and a less taxed health care syst...
    • OFA 'Reel' Farm Video Challenge 2014 - Duration: 2 minutes, 29 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      • 1,132 views
      The Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) 'Reel' Farm Video Challenge is here, so get your video camera rolling. We have two categories so you can pick a style that suits you; either a proactive,...
    • Canada's New Fuel Surcharge - Duration: 41 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      • 1,129 views
      A new federal fuel surcharge came into effect on April 1, 2019. Fuel purchases that will be eligible for exemption must be delivered and stored on the farm. Fuel must be used exclusively on the far...
    • Amanda Brodhagen Video Entry - Duration: 2 minutes, 33 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 982 views
      This is Amanda Brodhagen's submission to the 2015 OFA 'Reel' Farm Video Challenge in the ag rant category.
    • OFA Biomass: Purpose Grown Energy Crops - Duration: 2 minutes, 59 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      • 916 views
    • OFA Biomass: Cornstalk Harvesting an Opportunity for Growers - Duration: 6 minutes, 23 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 897 views
    • OFA 'Reel' Farm Video Challenge 2015 - Duration: 2 minutes, 31 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 806 views
      The OFA 'Reel' Farm Video Challenge is back for 2015. Tell us why you're proud to be an Ontario farmer in a positive 'rant' style video or create your own farm-themed music parody with friends and ...
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  • OFA Community Play all

    The OFA Community playlist features OFA's active involvement in Ontario's agriculture community.
    • We Are Ontario - Duration: 111 seconds.

      • 7 months ago
      • 502 views
      Ontario's agriculture and food sector generates more than 820,000 jobs and contributes more than $40 billion to the annual provincial GDP. Ontario farmers grow and produce more than 200 farm and fo...
    • OFA AGM 2018 Event App - Duration: 61 seconds.

      • 8 months ago
      • 262 views
      Download the OFA AGM 2018 Event App Now! The theme of OFA’s 2018 Annual General Meeting is Prosperity Grows Here. OFA's annual meeting offers an exciting opportunity to share your thoughts, catch u...
    • Peterborough County Federation of Agriculture - Harvest Safety - Duration: 31 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 346 views
      The Peterborough County Federation of Agriculture created a TV ad campaign reminding farmers and rural motorists about road safety during the harvest season.
    • Canada's Fruit & Veg Tech X-Change - Duration: 111 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      • 514 views
      The Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) is proud to be a major partner of Canada's Fruit & Veg Tech X-Change, the largest horticultural trade show in the country. The second annual event was he...
    • 'Reel' Farm Video Challenge - EXAMPLE - Positive ‘Rant’ Video - Duration: 2 minutes, 36 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 458 views
    • OFA 'Reel' Farm Video Challenge 2014 - Duration: 2 minutes, 29 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      • 1,132 views
      The Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) 'Reel' Farm Video Challenge is here, so get your video camera rolling. We have two categories so you can pick a style that suits you; either a proactive,...
    • Huron & Perth OFA President's Tour - Duration: 104 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      • 154 views
      OFA President Mark Wales took part in a guided tour through Huron and Perth Counties July 16-17 with County Federation Directors. While visiting Huron and Perth, Wales made stops at various agricul...
    • OFA Board of Directors tours Essex County - Duration: 2 minutes, 7 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      • 148 views
      The Ontario Federation of Agriculture Board of Directors visits a variety of agriculture operations operating throughout Essex County.
    • HayEast 2012-Hay Being Loaded - Duration: 34 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      • 417 views
      Hay is being loaded up in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan for transportation to Ontario in response to the hay shortage. This hay, thanks to the Mennonite Disaster Service, is expected to arrive in Ontario...
    • HayEast 2012- Hay arrives in Cobden, ON - Duration: 2 minutes, 58 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      • 303 views
      The first truckload of hay, in response to the HayEast 2012 program, arrived at 10 a.m. in Cobden, Ont., on Tuesday, October 9. The hay was loaded up and transported from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
    • Ag More Than Ever – Get in the food conversation - Duration: 111 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 2,066 views
      Everyone in agriculture needs to be involved in the food conversation and Ag More Than Ever can help. Stand up. Speak up. Be an agvocate.
    • OFA in the Field - Duration: 7 minutes, 10 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 175 views
      OFA in the Field features a collection of photographs compiled by OFA field staff throughout 2015. The video was displayed at the 2015 OFA Annual General Meeting and Convention.
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  • OFA Podcasts Play all

    • Bill 148 threatens Ontario jobs and businesses - Duration: 3 minutes, 21 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 124 views
      Bill 148 and the Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs Act are a threat to Ontario businesses, farmers and consumers. It is simply too much, too soon. OFA has been working with industry and business grou...
    • MPPs spend a day on the farm with OFA - Duration: 3 minutes, 17 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 14 views
      Every summer Ontario politicians are invited to an exclusive tour of an innovative Ontario farm with the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA). An annual summer event, OFA’s Field Day is an oppor...
    • Proposed changes to federal taxation bad news for farm corporations - Duration: 2 minutes, 23 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 216 views
      Proposed changes to taxation of private corporations, as they are currently worded, are bad news for the estimated 25% of farm businesses across Ontario and Canada that are incorporated.
    • The challenges of getting back to school in rural Ontario - Duration: 2 minutes, 58 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 32 views
      Heading back to school is an exciting time for Ontario students, but it will be bittersweet for some rural Ontario communities coping with the threat of school closures.
    • Act now – tell MPs that farmers won’t stand for proposed tax changes - Duration: 2 minutes, 59 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 111 views
      Incorporated farm businesses in Ontario are facing devastating tax implications if the federal government approves proposed changes to the private corporation tax system. Visit actnow.ofa.on.ca to ...
    • Fall farm shows provide important grassroots connection - Duration: 2 minutes, 24 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 15 views
      Fall farm shows are important events for Ontario agriculture. Regardless of the weather and the state of the harvest, many producers make the time for a visit to Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show and the ...
    • Feeding our diverse culture with locally grown - Duration: 3 minutes, 57 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 7 views
      Ontario farmers currently produce more than 200 different agricultural products – including niche market products – to satisfy the diverse palates and worldwide demand for our safe, high-quality food.
    • OFA presents election theme during Ontario Ag Week - Duration: 2 minutes, 28 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 13 views
      Farmers don’t depend on special occasions to celebrate our industry, but we certainly appreciate when the bounty of the harvest is shared with everyone during events like Ontario Agriculture Week a...
    • Harvest reminds us of agriculture’s strength and opportunities - Duration: 2 minutes, 59 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 12 views
      Harvest is a season of plenty. It’s a time when agricultural productivity is most evident. Harvest is also a reminder that the agri-food sector is an important, vital business for Canada.
    • Federal government responds to pressure on tax changes - Duration: 2 minutes, 19 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 14 views
      The federal government got an earful about its proposed tax changes that would have devastating impacts on incorporated farm businesses in Canada. It appears they have listened as Finance Minister ...
    • ROI Foresight Papers support growth beyond cities - Duration: 2 minutes, 37 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 9 views
      The Rural Ontario Institute (ROI) commissioned and recently released six Foresight Papers addressing a variety of issues related to rural development. This is an issue that the Ontario Federation o...
    • The farm property tax conundrum - Duration: 4 minutes, 11 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 197 views
      Last year many Ontario farmers and landowners were shocked by the 2016 Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) assessments that saw farmland values increase by an average 65% over a four-y...
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