THE VOICE OF ONTARIO'S FRUIT, VEGETABLE
AND GREENHOUSE PRODUCERS FOROVER 150 YEARS

Policy Issues

The Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers' Association is a lobby organization that represents its farmer members on a variety of issues.

Its efforts are particularly focused on five key areas of interest to all fruit, vegetable and greenhouse producers, regardless of the types of crops they grow: Crop Protection, Labour, Energy, Property & Infrastructure, Environment & Climate Change and Safety Nets.

  • Crop protection

    Improve access to crop protection products, technology and tools that support sustainable and safe food production.

  • Labour

    Ensure farmers have access to a qualified, reliable work force.

  • Energy, Property & Infrastructure

    Mitigate energy costs impacts so that the sector can be competitive. Promote infrastructure, tax & land use policy that support sector growth.

  • Environment & Conservation

    Ensure government environmental programs and policies are realistic, practical, fact based & balanced.

  • Safety nets

    Ensure government programs adequately help farmers to manage business risks.

  • National policy