OFA reminds members of their responsibility for a safe harvest on the roads by:...

As the fall season approaches and some normalcy returns to our daily lives, the pace of traffic has picked up. School buses are back...

Phytogenic Compounds in Feedlot Cattle Diets by: Dr. Erin Schwandt

Improvements in health and carcass grades are two of the potential benefits unlocked from rations that include phytogenic feed additives. Phytogenic feed additives (PFA) are...

Farmers and Ranchers are Truly the Toughest of People by: Marissa Epp

Farmers and ranchers are truly the toughest of people. The margins rarely ever make sense. The continuous stress of it all doesn’t make sense. And that’s in...

OFA encourages self-care for farmers as we navigate a stressful growing season by: Peggy...

It seems ironic that not too long ago, I injured my foot doing what I love to do to relieve stress – walking for...

What’s the Difference Between Stress and Anxiety? By: Lesley Kelly, Farmer and Co-Founder of...

On the surface, it can be hard to see any difference between stress and anxiety. After all, they're both the negative emotional experiences that...

Use Of NSAIDs (Pain Killers) At Calving By: Dr. Roy Lewis, DVM

We, veterinarians, are using more and more non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). One of the big areas to focus on is the pain associated with...

COVID convinced farmers to sell directly to consumers, something they say they’ll keep doing

Patrick Cooley The Columbus Dispatch County Line Meats lost a large portion of its customer base when Ohio temporarily shuttered most restaurants in mid-March last year....

Beef Cattle & The Carbon Cycle – A New Webpage by: BCRC

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca, Carbon is a hot topic these days with individuals, organizations, and entire industries working to better understand the environmental...

An overview of meat consumption in the U.S. from U of Illinois economists, by...

Livestock feed is a significant use of both corn and soybeans. Forty percent of the domestic corn crop and over 60% of domestic soybean...

OFA brings the voice of agriculture to policymakers at Queen’s Park, By Peggy Brekveld,...

Queen’s Park certainly looked different for this year’s Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) virtual lobby day. Many OFA directors fed animals the morning of...
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