Veal Farmers of Ontario (VFO) is a farmer-run organization dedicated to promoting and enhancing a viable and competitive Ontario veal industry through innovation, marketing, advocacy and education.

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  • News Articles

    • New approaches to calf nutrition

      Calf Care Corner, August 2023: There is a strong relationship between health and growth in a calf’s early life and that animal’s total lifetime production. This means what happens to a calf in its first few hours and days is extremely critical, particularly what it is fed. 

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    • It’s time for a Livestock Manifesto

      Farmtario, April 8, 2021: We know all too well that livestock producers count on consumers for their purchasing power and most of us are aware of the “social contract” that the agriculture industry needs to live up to with society. How is the livestock sector doing with regards to the view that society holds of it? Based on headlines and social media, not so well.

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    • Mentorship program participants on farm tour

      New mentorship program builds bridges

      Canadian Poultry, January 2021: Livestock Research Innovation Corporation (LRIC) has launched a mentorship program for new University of Guelph faculty in the Ontario Agricultural College (OAC), Ontario Veterinary College (OVC), and College of Engineering and Physical Sciences (CPES) to make connections to the provincial livestock industry.

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  • Research Scouts

  • Proteins in Bacteria Associated with Bovine Respiratory Disease: As Possible Interventions

    Published November 2, 2021


  • These two farming methods can feed the planet and help the environment — but they need to get along

    Published September 9, 2021


  • Hydroponic system offers year-round on-farm feed solution

    Published May 28, 2021


  • Consumer visits to farm pay off in increased support: Most aren’t ready to embrace lab-created meat

    Published May 27, 2021


  • Red Clover, Red Clover - reduce hyper-ammonia-producing bacteria in cattle rumen

    Published March 22, 2021


  • European innovations aim to capture waste from cows

    Published March 19, 2021