News and Updates
June 1, 2015

Local Food Week is June 1st – 7th

    Local Food Week starts today and runs until June 7th. Farmers, farm organizations, agribusinesses and government partners are hosting events across the province. To see what’s going on, or to post your own event, go to   Local Food Week gives Ontarians a chance to put a spotlight on the wide variety of local […]

April 22, 2015

Biosecurity Advisory: Avian Influenza

We have had two cases of Avian influenza (AI) confirmed in Ontario. Migratory wild birds are introducing the virus as they make their spring migration North.  Although these positive AI farms are located in Oxford County, it is reasonable to expect that there are populations of positive AI wild birds moving elsewhere in Ontario. The […]

April 8, 2015

Veal Farmers of Ontario Becomes a Reality

New marketing board created on April 1st, 2015 The Ontario veal industry has realized a long sought after goal with the creation of the Veal Farmers of Ontario as Ontario’s newest marketing board.  The regulations under the Farm Products Marketing Act creating the board came into force on April 1st. The inaugural Veal Farmers of […]

Veal Production in Ontario