Policy

OCO’s Official Response to the CFIA’s Exemption Proposal for GE

OCO’s Official Response to the CFIA’s Exemption Proposal for GE

The CFIA has recently proposed a new regulatory guidance which would allow companies to employ gene editing techniques from organic...

Labour Needs Assessment Surveys

We’re looking to learn more about the barriers, capacity, and overall needs of Canada’s organic workforce.  Do you work on...

FAO Presents: “Sound Fertilization for Food Security in the context of the current crisis”

The FAO’s recent webcast on Sound Fertilization for Food Security in the Context of the Current Crisis comes at a...

Farmers for Climate Solutions’ Agricultural Policy Framework Campaign

Farmers for Climate Solutions’ Agricultural Policy Framework Campaign

Canada’s Agricultural Policy Framework (APF) is a 5-year investment made by federal, provincial and territorial governments to develop Canada’s agricultural...

Reducing On-Farm Emissions and Energy Use

Climate change and agriculture are closely connected. Agriculture makes up 10 percent of greenhouse gas emissions in Canada, excluding on-farm fossil fuel usage and fertilizer production processes. Canada has pledged to lower greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across the economy by 40 percent and reduce agricultural emissions by 30 percent from 2020 levels by 2030. In order to meet these targets, changes across the agricultural industry are necessary.