|Table of Contents||Farm Organizations|
Currently, three Accredited Farm Organizations (AFOs) are accredited. Farm
businesses may direct their fee to the Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario
(CFFO), the National Farmers Union - Ontario (NFU-O) or the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA).
Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario (CFFO)
The CFFO is a professional organization for families called to the vocation of farming. The CFFO values family farm enterprise, profitability, and responsible stewardship of resources. CFFO policy promotes economically, socially and environmentally sustainable farming, advocating that farmers receive fair return for their production and stewardship efforts. For more information contact the CFFO directly at 1-855-800-0306. HST#108077041 RT0001.
National Farmers Union – Ontario (NFU-O)
The NFU-O is a strong and growing organization of family farmers; together we build successful, sustainable farms and vibrant rural communities. Our members develop farmer-friendly policy though our grassroots, democratic approach, and we advocate boldly for that policy at all levels of government: locally, provincially, and nationally. Choose the NFU-O on your FBR form, call us at
1-888-832-9638, or visit www.nfuontario.ca.
HST #: 865259626 RT0001.
Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA)
Together Ontario farmers have a voice. OFA Membership means contributing to and supporting agriculture’s voice. It enables you to share your knowledge and advice; network with your fellow members to develop and deliver agriculture’s message; access OFA staff assistance on farm-related concerns; and enjoy purchasing power with OFA Member Benefit partners. To join your 37,000 fellow farmers and become an OFA member, please visit www.ofa.on.ca or call 1-800-668-3276. HST #: 107797730 RT0001.
Additional information about these farm organizations can be obtained by contacting the organizations directly. (See "Who Can I Contact?")
Services for French-speaking producers
For French-speaking producers in Ontario, services are also provided by the Union des cultivateurs franco-ontariens (UCFO), regardless of AFO membership. The UCFO promotes the economic and social-cultural interests of French-speaking Ontario farmers and publishes the Agricom newspaper. Producers can access their services without changing their AFO membership. For more information, contact the UCFO directly at 1-877-425-8366.
|Who Needs To Register?|
|How Do I Register?|
|Who Can I Contact?|
|Changing your AFO|
|How Do I Apply For A Refund?|
|Accredited Farm Organizations (AFOs)|
|FBR information sheet|
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