Farm Credit Canada
FCC is Canada’s leading agriculture lender, with a healthy portfolio of more than $26 billion and 21 consecutive years of portfolio growth. FCC is strong and stable – committed to serving the industry through all cycles, and to being socially and environmentally responsible. FCC provides financing, insurance, software, learning programs and other business services to producers, agribusinesses and agri-food operations. Employees understand agriculture and are committed to the success of customers and the industry. With FCC in the market, producers benefit, agriculture benefits, rural Canada benefits and so do all Canadians.
CN is a true backbone of the economy whose team of approximately 24,000 railroaders transports more than C$250 billion worth of goods annually for a wide range of business sectors, ranging from resource products to manufactured products to consumer goods, across a rail network of approximately 20,000 route-miles spanning Canada and mid-America.
For more information, visit the CN website: www.cn.ca
Fertilizer Canada is an industry association that represents manufacturers, wholesale and retail distributors of nitrogen, phosphate and potash fertilizers. Canada’s fertilizer industry plays an essential role in ensuring world food needs can be met economically and sustainably. Canada supplies approximately 12% of the world’s fertilizer materials, and is the world’s largest exporters of potash and elemental sulphur. As well, the fertilizer industry contributes over $12 billion annually to the Canadian economy.
Additional information is available at fertilizercanada.ca.
Food & Consumer Products of Canada
Founded in 1959, Food & Consumer Products of Canada (FCPC) is the country’s largest association representing the companies that manufacture and distribute the vast majority of food, beverage and consumer goods found on grocery store shelves. Our members provide jobs to almost 300,000 Canadians, and include small and large multinational and Canadian owned companies. The association promotes sound public policy, champions initiatives that increase productivity and profitable growth and helps to protect the safety and security of the consumer product supply through a commitment to scientific and supply chain excellence and industry best practices.
To learn more, visit fcpc.ca.
Deere & Company is a world leader in providing advanced products and services and is committed to the success of customers whose work is linked to the land – those who cultivate, harvest, transform, enrich and build upon the land to meet the world’s dramatically increasing need for food, fuel, shelter and infrastructure. Since 1837, John Deere has delivered innovative products of superior quality built on a tradition of integrity.
For more information, visit John Deere at its worldwide website at www.JohnDeere.com.
Since 1945, MNP’s agriculture team has proudly worked alongside farmers and processors to keep their agricultural businesses current, competitive and profitable. Our business advisors, financial experts and professional agrologists are intimately familiar with all aspects of the agriculture industry, with many still involved in their family’s farm operations to this day. Whether you are a primary producer , livestock producer or active in the food and ag manufacturing industry, MNP’s team understands the challenges you face. Working with you one-on-one, we will prepare a strategic plan that is right for you and your business.
To learn more, visit mnp.ca.
As the world’s largest provider of crop inputs and services, Nutrien plays a critical role in Feeding the Future by helping growers to increase food production in a sustainable manner. We’ll keep innovating, because it’s essential for achieving shared success with our customers, investors and other stakeholders that rely on the long-term success of our business.
For more information, please visit www.nutrien.com.
Syngenta is a world-leading agribusiness, providing growers with an extensive portfolio of seeds and product solutions over a wide range of crops. The company is committed to sustainable agriculture through innovative research and technology. Syngenta is singularly focused on delivering better food for a better world through outstanding crop solutions. Syngenta employs 21,000 people in over 90 countries. The Canadian head office is located in Guelph, Ontario.
CFA would like to thank CropLife Canada for sponsoring CFA’s Virtual July Board Meeting
CropLife Canada represents the Canadian manufacturers, developers and distributors of pest control and modern plant breeding products.
Their primary goals include:
- Increasing awareness, understanding and acceptance of the benefits, safety and sustainability of plant science innovations
- Securing legislation, regulation and policy that ensure product safety, and encourage industry innovation and sound science
- Being world-leaders in lifecycle stewardship of plant science innovations
- Forging and leading alliances with stakeholder groups to help achieve the industry’s vision and sound public policy
CropLife Canada is part of the CropLife International consortium, a global federation with members across 91 countries that champions agricultural innovations in crop protection and plant biotechnology.
To learn more about CropLife Canada, click here.
Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers’ Association
CFA would like to thank Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers’ Association for being a sponsor for CFA’s Virtual July Board Meeting!
As the voice of Ontario’s fruit and vegetable farmers, the OFVGA is a nationally recognized not-for-profit association that advocates on behalf of Ontario fruit and vegetable farmers and the edible horticulture industry, and represents its members provincially, nationally, and internationally.
The sector is comprised of over 3,500 family farms, which support over 30,000 farm-based, non-family jobs in Ontario. Over 125 different fruit and vegetable crops are grown in Ontario with an estimated annual farm gate value of $2.3 billion (2017).
To learn more about OFVGA, click here.