Ensuring that the Ontario ag sector is at the forefront of agri-tech,
to compete globally and to develop new market opportunities.
Rapid Response programs provide assistance to Ontario agri-food innovators for sales and research.
Work with innovators in the industry and foster initiatives that contribute to Ontario’s advancement in the ag sector.
Build relationships and connections within the industry. Connect with us!
This program will re-open in April 2019. Assist innovative Ontario businesses in the sector to access research expertise that will address a specific issue or problem that is limiting innovation in a short lifetime.Learn More
“High level of satisfaction, provided us with the opportunity to grow both our current major software, while also providing valuable service to a current software user and receiving input on our new software that we could not obtain from beef farmers near our office.”
“Provided us with the funds to engage with several groups who are already helping with sales. A great platform for our small company to grow sales, identify future leads and meet future partners.”
“This program catalyzed us into action. So far, this program has been of immense value as a motivator to get out and meet strategically important organizations who may become partners or who will buy our products.”
“As co-founder of a small but growing agricultural technology company, I have come to value OAFT immensely...OAFT has been instrumental in providing introductions to key players, and access to expertise, and we were given the opportunity, early on, to present our ideas at a OAFT semi-annual meeting. In this way, OAFT has played a key role in helping us to become part of the Ontario agricultural community.”
OAFT's network is diverse and powerful because of our membership grounded in producer associations, industry and non-profits, academia and government. Join this team and help ideas come alive.
INDOOR AGRICULTURE: Feeding the World from Next Door.
We will focus on urban, vertical, container and greenhouse agriculture, highlighting the advanced technologies and practices this evolving sector bring to our food system. A keynote speaker will be followed by Ten Minute Takes from industry specialists and one-on-one speed round opportunities with every speaker. A mentoring and networking session will round out the afternoon. 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm. No charge. Everyone welcome - please register.MORE