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Farm Business Advisors
Advanced Business Planning Consultants
Farm Business Advisors and consultants may be affiliated with a
number of associations, organizations and corporations who deliver
farm business advisory services.
Please note that this external site is not intended to represent
a listing of all farm business advisors or organizations. Neither
OMAFRA nor its agencies or representatives can guarantee the accuracy
of any of the information on this site nor should inclusion of this
information on this site be taken as an endorsement by OMAFRA or
its agencies or its representatives. OMAFRA, or its agencies or
its representatives do not in any way guarantee or warrant the quality
of the advisor or the quality of their work or information provided
on these this external site. The National Farm Business Advisor
Database is designed to help farmers and farm businesses and provides
information on farm business advisors and their associations and
Farmers, farm businesses and producers are encouraged to seek independent
legal advice when entering into a contract with an advisor.
For more information on selecting an advisor, please refer to the
factsheet entitled, "Choosing a Business Consultant",
Farm Management Canada - National Farm Business Advisor Database
The Farm Management Canada
is Canada's only national organization devoted exclusively to developing
and distributing farm management information to promote and foster
the development of excellence in Canada's agricultural sector. In
today's environment, managing for success is contingent upon having
access to reliable resources - one such resource is farm business
advisors. Advisors can help you identify new opportunities and develop
creative strategies for management challenges. Farm advisors are
an integral part of a successful management team.
Farmers, start searching for an advisor that meets your needs today!
Access resources to enhance your understanding of farm advisory
services and choose the advisor that best suits your operation.
A comprehensive list of farm business advisory associations and
organizations along with a glossary of acronyms accompany the database,
providing additional information on farm advisory services in Canada.
Canadian Association of Farm Advisors (CAFA)
CAFA is the nationally recognized organization for professional
farm advisors. CAFA advisors maintain high standards while continually
increasing farm advisory skills and knowledge intended to provide
measurable value to their farm clients.
Canadian Consulting Agrologists Association
The Canadian Consulting Agrologists Association (CCAA) is a membership-driven
organization of professional consultants, dedicated to providing
consulting services to agricultural sectors across the world. Committed
to providing leadership for excellence in agricultural consulting,
the CCAA promotes competency standards, certification and professional
development. The CCAA provides a national voice and acts as an advocate
for the profession of agricultural consulting, with a view to maximizing
the exposure of CCAA members in the global agriculture industry.
Ontario Institute of Agrology
Since 1960, the Ontario Institute of Agrologists has been comprised
of professionals working in agriculture. The Ontario Institute of
Agrologists (OIA) serves under a provincial Act as a professional
regulatory body in the province. A provincial Institute of Agrology
exists in each Canadian province. Working to establish the highest
standards for professional Agrologists, efforts are directed by
licensed professionals to ensure that the public has complete trust
in the health and safety of Ontarios agriculture, agri-food
and agri-life science sectors. Farm business advisors, field sales
agents, Ag finance service representatives and crop production experts
that meet rigourous competency standards and abide by strict code
of conduct and ethical practice requirements, as well as work within
stewardship principles can achieve the Professional Agrologist (P.Ag.)
or Technical Agrologist (T.Ag.) status. Licensed Agrologists are
publically accountable and as such, a public complaint can be lodged
with the OIA against a licensed Agrologist.
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