Our dynamic network shares a vision to build a more sustainable, competitive and innovative future for Ontario's agri-food, agri-tech and bio-products sectors. OAFT members have priority access to our tools, programs and resources. OAFT offers small and medium-size enterprises connections and advice to explore new opportunities in the agri-food and agri-technology sector. Members can also access our exclusive member-to-member funding program. Our modest annual fee of $2,000 has not increased in 20 years.
Advanced Micro Polymers Inc. is a Canadian manufacturer of natural polymers made from agricultural sources such as corn, wheat, potatoes and soy. The head office, research center, manufacturing and warehouse are located in Milton, Ontario, Canada.
With over 175 years of combined energy industry experience, Ag Energy Co-operative offers energy strategies and solutions to all agricultural producers and processors in Ontario.
AgSights is a leader in bridging intelligence along the food supply chain so that farmers, processors, and consumers can make better business decisions. AgSights helps tell the story of your animals and products from birth to consumer, all through our unique and secure web-based system bioTrack allows on-farm information to be easily recorded and securely stored.
The Asparagus Farmers of Ontario (AFO) was established in 1938 and is the oldest regulated marketing board in Ontario. It is a non-profit association representing the province's 85 asparagus growers, who grow 3,400 acres of healthy and delicious asparagus.
Bayer offers Canadian farmers a wide choice of solutions with an integrated product portfolio of crop protection products, seed treatment technologies and plant biotechnology.
The Canada Mink Breeders Association (CMDA) Is A Not For Profit Association That Was Founded In 1952. The Association Believes In The Responsible And Sustainable Use Of Animals To Meet The Intrinsic Needs Of Human Beings. This Includes Incorporating Proper Animal Welfare Practices Into The Farm Operations Of Members. CMBA Also Assists Provincial Associations With Educational Forums, Speakers And Financial Assistance.
The City of Guelph works with businesses to make it easier for them to succeed by providing services such as: site location analysis; assistance with expansion projects; advice and referrals to government agencies and organizations as well as manage and market city-owned industrial and commercial lands.
Conestoga is a leader in polytechnic education and one of Ontario's fastest growing colleges, delivering a full range of career-focused education, training and applied research programs to prepare students for success in the new knowledge economy and promote economic prosperity across Ontario.
As a pioneer in sustainability and environmental risk management, The Delphi Group has more than 25 years of experience helping some of Canada’s best-known companies improve the sustainability of their organizations – as well as the local and global communities in which they operate.
Egg Farmers of Ontario is the marketing organization for the over 400 egg farmers and pullet growers in Ontario who account for 40% of total egg production in Canada, or 200 million dozen eggs annually. Funded entirely by egg farmers, Egg Farmers of Ontario is an independent, self-governing farming organization.
FCC is a financially self-sustaining federal Crown corporation reporting to Parliament through the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food.
Food and Beverage Ontario (FBO) is the provincial professional leadership organization for food and beverage processors across Ontario. Established in 2003 as the Alliance of Ontario Food Processors, FBO has evolved into the organization of choice for members of the processing community - a community that contributes over $40 billion annually and is the number one employer in Ontario.
Get More Sales Corp transforms revenue challenged companies into predictable growth cultures with a Predictable Growth Engine methodology which represents over 100 years of experience with fortune 500 companies.
Grain Farmers of Ontario is the province's largest commodity organization, representing Ontario's 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean and wheat farmers. The crops they grow cover 6 million acres of farm land across the province generate over $2.5 billion in farm gate receipts, result in over $9 billion in economic output and are responsible for over 40,000 jobs in the province.
Greenfield is the leading specialty alcohol producer in Canada, with a focus on corn-based bulk industrial alcohol, packaged alcohol and fuel ethanol, as well as associated agricultural co-products. The company has a leading market share of industrial alcohol and is also the largest ethanol producer in Canada, with an export business in grain neutral spirits.
Guelph Junction Railway (GJR) was established in 1886 by a Special Act of the federal government to foster economic growth in Guelph and the surrounding communities. GJR operates on 38.6 kilometers of track that runs from Guelph Junction near Campbellville Ontario to Guelph's northwest industrial park.
Established in 2007, IGPC Ethanol Inc. contributes significantly to the Renewable Fuels Industry and Ontario's agricultural sector. By producing 200 millions liters of denatured fuel grade ethanol and 170,000 tonnes of distillers' grains. IGPC Ethanol Inc., has become a leader in Southwestern Ontario's business community by creating environmentally sustainable economic growth.
Ingredion delivers consumer-winning ideas and solutions to customers around the world. When you collaborate with Ingredion, you get the benefit of high-performing, nature-based ingredients, consumer insights, cutting-edge research, and deep expertise.
Life Sciences Ontario (LSO) is a member-driven organization that represents and promotes the province's vibrant and diverse life sciences sector. LSO collaborates with governments, academia, industry and other life science organization in Ontario and across Canada to promote and encourage commercial success throughout this diverse sector.
Mirexus Biotechnologies Inc. is a safe natural biomaterials company based in Guelph, Ontario that is commercializing a novel nanotechnology based on polysaccharide nano particles that can be used in a wide variety of market ranging from cosmetics to nutraceuticals to biomedical applications in animal and human health. This technology was originally developed at the University of Guelph in the laboratories of Professor John Dutcher.
MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada. MNP proudly serves and responds to the needs of clients in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Through partner-led engagements, MNP provides a collaborative, cost-effective approach to doing business and personalized strategies to help organizations succeed across the country and around the world.
The Ontario Federation of Agriculture is Canada's largest voluntary farm organization representing the interest of Ontario farm families. The OFA understands farm issues and champions the interests of Ontario's farming community with governments and the public.
The Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers' Association (OFVGA) has been advocating for fruit and vegetable farmers for over 150 years as a nationally recognized no-for-profit association. The edible horticulture sector supports 30,000 farm-based, non-family jobs in Ontario, as well as a further 8,700 jobs specific to horticulture and specialty crops.
The Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Growth delivers a range of programs, services and tools to help businesses innovate and compete in today's fast-changing global economy, including business support, youth entrepreneurship programs and strategic investments. Supporting a strong, innovative economy that can provide jobs, opportunities and prosperity for all Ontarian's.
The Ontario Processing Vegetable Growers (OPVG) is a non-profit grower organization for producers of tomatoes, green peas, sweet corn, green and wax bean, cucumbers, beets, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, lima beans, onions, peppers, pumpkin and squash for the canning, freezing and pickling industry.
The Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association (OSCIA) is a unique non-profit farm organization that represents all commodity groups across the province. OSCIA are leaders in producer education, local association development, program delivery and consumer outreach.
Paul Dick and Associates Ltd. (PDA) is recognized across Canada as a leading consulting firm providing services to the human and animal health industries. They specialize in the creation of innovative, effective and efficient business, development and regulatory strategies that ultimately lead to the commercialization of best-in-class products for customers.
Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) is one of Canada's largest banks and one of the largest banks in the world, based on market capitalization. RBC is one of North America's leading diversified financial services companies, and provide personal and commercial banking, wealth management, insurance, investor services and capital markets products and services on a global basis.
Since 1983, Ryding-Regency Meat Packers has focused on producing the highest quality Grain Fed Beef and Veal products that Canada has to offer. Ryding-Regency is proud to be a family legacy spanning over two generations dedicated to master butchery.
Whether you’re growing conventional or traited soybeans, Sevita’s seed lineup gives you the flexibility you need for sustainable growth.
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Syngenta Canada Inc. is committed to research and innovation within the agricultural industry. Syngenta support for the farming communities where their employees and customers live and work are a driving force behind the Syngenta Giving Back to Agriculture program.
Consistently recognized nationally for leadership in teaching, research and student satisfaction, Trent attracts excellent students from across the country and around the world. In a learning environment that builds life-long passion for inclusion, leadership and social change. Trent's students, alumni, faculty and staff are engaged global citizens who are catalysts in developing sustainable solutions to complex issues.
The University of Guelph is a research-intensive and learner-centred university known for their excellence in the arts and sciences and for their commitment to developing exceptional thinkers and engaged citizens. U of G faculty scholars and researchers provide students with ground-breaking research opportunities, in laboratories, art studios, libraries and in the field.