About the OCFA
The Oxford County Federation of Agriculture (OCFA) is a local, general farm organization affiliated with the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) and dedicated to uniting the farming community through grassroots leadership and co-operation to address rural concerns.
The main objectives of OCFA are:
- To develop and consolidate farmer opinion for the promotion of any activity within which will improve the welfare of the individual farmer and the farming industry
- To bring viewpoints and concerns of the membership to the Ontario Federation of Agriculture for policy development and action and, in turn, to interpret OFA policy so developed to all members in the county
- To facilitate the spread of information, of concern to the farming industry, to all farmers in the county
- To represent the farmers' interests in all areas of the policy making process in the county
Who are the members?
- Farmers of the present and farmers retired
- Farm families and employees
- Agri-businesses and agriculturally-related organizations
- Any person or entity involved in the farming industry
How is OCFA funded?
The OCFA is funded directly through Ontario Federation of Agriculture membership fees.