Effective November 1st, 2014 the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) has approved the requested increase to the mandatory provincial check-off fee by $1.00. Check-off will be increased from $3.00 to $4.00. For more information please see Beef Farmers of Ontario’s Check-Off FAQ and our Check-Off page.
Mark your calendar! Healthy Calf Conference is Tuesday December 2nd in Stratford and Thursday December 4th in Maxville. Northern Ontario locations will run at the same time as Stratford. For more information visit www.calfcare.ca
The Ontario Veal Association (OVA) and the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (OSPCA) are pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to work together when investigating complaints about animal welfare on veal farms, on behalf of all their producers.