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August 2018

Hastings Plowing Match & Farm Show

August 22 - August 23

CFFO will be at the Hastings Plowing Match and Farm Show. Drop by our booth to say hi and learn more about our work!

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Rainy River CFA Summer BBQ

August 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Arnold & Cindy Kaemingh, Corner Brook Farms, Hwy. 613, RR2
Devlin, ON

All are welcome! Bring along good spirit for fun & fellowship! Details: 7:00pm  Welcome & Opening, followed by dinner (main course provided) Please bring: a salad and/or a desert to share your own lawn chairs family, friends & neighbours! For more information, contact: Arnold Kaemingh 807-486-3491 Wade Desserre 807-483-5412 Arnold Henzmann 807-482-9985 David Peters 807-852-1726 Delton Martin 807-852-4610

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Huron CFA Summer BBQ

August 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Blyth Lions Park, 308 Gypsy Lane
Blyth, ON
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Details 6:00 pm Welcome & Opening, followed by a smoked pork chop dinner (by Moore’s Catering) Please bring along: your own lawn chairs family, friends & neighbours! good spirit for fun & fellowship! games for the kids! RSVP to a Board Member by August 21: John Hoogendoorn 519-482-3083 Jack Kroes 519-482-7362 Geert Waanders 519-482-5852 Paul Buttar 519-482-8426 Freddy Pot 519-526-7408 Herman Ramaker 519-482-9948 Bethanee Jensen 519-887-9948 Eric Nonkes 519-523-4807

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September 2018

Stewardship & Policy West

September 5 @ 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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Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show

September 11 - September 13

CFFO will be at the Outdoor Farm Show. Drop by our booth to say hi and learn more about our work! While you're there, be sure to enter our draws: You could win one of three pairs of tickets to CFFO's Agri-Day (sponsored by Keil-Dadson Insurance), or win a barn ventilation system discount in the value of $2000 (sponsored by Faramor; for CFFO members only).

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Stewardship & Policy East

September 19 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Marden Community Centre, 7368 Wellington County Rd 30
Guelph, ON
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November 2018

Wentworth-Brant Policy Tour

November 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Olde School Restaurant, 687 Powerline Road
Brantford, Ontario
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Myths and Methodologies: What’s Best When It Comes to BMPs? 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 BMP 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…

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