When your back’s against the wall, and talking and reasoning isn’t working, sometimes a 1-2 punch seems like the only forward. For example, in recent times, some Ontario farm groups — grain farmers, in particular — have used what appeared to be a pretty tough approach in dealing with pressure over neonicotinoid pesticides. People in… Read More

Ontario beef farmers will now have access to double the individual loan limits under the Ontario Feeder Cattle Loan Guarantee program. For the purchasing of feeder cattle, new members who are enrolled in the program are now able to access a loan for up to $100,000 (an increase of $50,000), and existing members are now… Read More

The Beef Farmers of Ontario, formerly the Ontario Cattlemen’s Association, has launched its new name, look and website, a change decided on this past February at the annual general meeting. “Given the changing dynamics and expectations of our industry, we see the change in name as an opportunity to not only build on, but to… Read More