Programs and Services for Ontario Farmers

Factsheet - ISSN 1198-712X   -   Copyright Queen's Printer for Ontario
Agdex#: 871
Publication Date: October 2014
Order#: 14-043
Last Reviewed: October 2014
History: Replaces Factsheet 13-045
Written by: OMAFRA Staff

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The following is a summary of programs and services currently available to Ontario farmers that are funded by the Ontario and/or Canadian governments. Check with your commodity organizations for additional commodity-specific programs that may be available through your associations.

The information is current as of the publication date. However, programs and services are subject to frequent changes. To verify any of the program information, consult the contact listed for each program.

The Agricultural Information Contact Centre of the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food (OMAF) provides province-wide, toll-free technical and business information to commercial farms, agri-businesses and other rural businesses:

Phone: 1-877-424-1300

The OMAFRA website ( is available 24 hours a day. The site provides publications, Factsheets and detailed technical information on crops, livestock, engineering, land use planning, environmental management, business management and economic development. Business management information can be found at

For more information:
Toll Free: 1-877-424-1300