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September 2018

Stewardship & Policy West

September 5, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Woodstock Quality Hotel & Suites, 580 Bruin Blvd.
Woodstock,
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The CFFO's Stewardship & Policy Committees (East and West) are “think tank” committees that prepare recommendations for the CFFO Executive Board and Provincial Council. These recommendations potentially provide the basis of, or contribute to, official Federation policy statements. These meetings and are open to anyone interested – they are not restricted to CFFO members or invited guests. While everyone is welcome to contribute to the discussions, however, only CFFO members have the right to vote on motions. RSVP Please email…

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Stewardship & Policy East

September 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Best Western Otonabee Inn, 84 Lansdowne St. E.
Peterborough, Ontario Canada
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The CFFO's Stewardship & Policy Committees (East and West) are “think tank” committees that prepare recommendations for the CFFO Executive Board and Provincial Council. These recommendations potentially provide the basis of, or contribute to, official Federation policy statements. These meetings and are open to anyone interested – they are not restricted to CFFO members or invited guests. While everyone is welcome to contribute to the discussions, however, only CFFO members have the right to vote on motions. RSVP Please email…

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Stewardship & Policy Committee WEBINAR

September 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

CFFO is thrilled to host our first ever S&P webinar! This year, CFFO is following up with our newly elected government on our key policy concerns:  agri-food sector success, farmland protection, water stewardship and soil stewardship. We're seeking member input into policy letters that we will present to key political figures in the coming months.   RSVP If you would like to attend this webinar, please email marie@christianfarmers.org by September 26 to receive log-in information.   About our Stewardship &…

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October 2018

CFFO AGRI-DAY 2018

October 16, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Elora Community Centre, 29 Davis St West
Elora, ON
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This year, meet us in Elora, then hop on the bus for guided tours of nearby OMAFRA-UGuelph Agricultural Research Stations. On October 16, you can expect an informative tour that will encompass major areas of agricultural research, as well as day-to-day management practices.   TOUR STOPS ELORA RESEARCH STATION – PLANT AGRICULTURE Dr Bill Deen, University of Guelph, has been conducting research trials on crops in Elora for decades, including a tillage trial (est. 1976), a rotation trial (est. 1980),…

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CFFO Provincial Council

October 31, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Marden Community Centre, 7368 Wellington County Rd 30
Guelph, ON
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February 2019

CFFO Provincial Council

February 25 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Marden Community Centre, 7368 Wellington County Rd 30
Guelph, ON
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Made up primarily of our district association boards and our executive board, the Provincial Council meets regularly throughout the year to address Federation developments and policy issues. Meetings are open to all CFFO members, but only those elected to our district association boards and our executive board are entitled to vote on official matters. RSVP Call 1-855-800-0306 or contact marie@christianfarmers.org to attend.

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March 2019

CFFO Annual Meeting

March 26 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
St. George Banquet Hall, 665 King Street North
Waterloo,
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$30

CFFO Members are invited to attend our 2019 Annual Meeting. Please contact us to register.  (Space is limited.)   AGENDA 9:00am Registration & Continental Breakfast 9:30 am   Opening & Business Session 11:00am  Leadership Summit: Speak Up! Training, presented by Farm & Food Care Ontario 12:30pm Lunch 1:30 pm Speak Up! Training, continued 4:00 pm Closing   ABOUT SPEAK UP! TRAINING For people who work in agriculture, it’s sometimes hard to find the words when tough questions or inaccurate claims are…

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Middlesex Annual Meeting & Policy Tour

March 27 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Crabby Joe’s, Strathroy, 323 Caradoc Street South
Strathroy, ON
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This year, we’re asking CFFO members to weigh in on OMAFRA’s Best Management Practices (BMP) series. Which OMAFRA BMP documents do you consult and use? Do you run into any conflicts when you try to follow recommended practices for two or more BMPs? Tillage versus cover cropping? No till versus incorporating nutrients? Do you agree that OMAFRA’s BMP series helps farmers in “harmonizing productivity, business objectives and the environment and create long-term plans and sharpen day-to-day decision-making”? Let’s talk about…

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Huron Annual Meeting & Policy Tour

March 29 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
OMAFRA Office, 100 Don St.
Clinton, Ontario Canada
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This year, we’re asking CFFO members to weigh in on OMAFRA’s Best Management Practices (BMP) series. Which OMAFRA BMP documents do you consult and use? Do you run into any conflicts when you try to follow recommended practices for two or more BMPs? Tillage versus cover cropping? No till versus incorporating nutrients? Do you agree that OMAFRA’s BMP series helps farmers in “harmonizing productivity, business objectives and the environment and create long-term plans and sharpen day-to-day decision-making”? Let’s talk about…

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April 2019

Wentworth-Brant CFA Spring Banquet & AGM

April 4 @ 6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Copetown Community Centre, 1950 Governors Rd. (Hwy 99)
Hamilton, Ontario L9H 5E3 Canada
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$20.00

Agenda 6:30 pm Social 7:00 pm Dinner Speaker presentation Opportunity for questions District Annual Meeting Adjournment Speaker Cal Bombay Ministries Ministering to the Physical & Spiritual Needs of People Everywhere RSVP Please RSVP to a District Board Member by March 31: Jon Bos, 519-242-9950 Derek Brouwer, 519-716-2378 Mathew Elgersma, 289-775-0423 Lammert Koonstra, 519-771-3642 Scott Struyk, 519-802-9553 Gord Vellenga, 519-732-7740

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