Don McCabe, President
Don McCabe, a Lambton County farmer, was acclaimed as President of the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) for his second one-year term at the 2015 Annual General Meeting. McCabe was first elected as President at the 2014 AGM and Convention. He previously served as Vice President of OFA from 2008-2014. A no-till corn, soybean and wheat farmer from Inwood, ON, McCabe is the elected representative from Zone 6 representing farmers in the counties of Lambton and Middlesex on the OFA Board of Directors.
With a doctorate-level education in soil genesis and classification from the University of Guelph, and a chemistry degree from the University of Western Ontario, McCabe has become a leading advocate for environmental farm stewardship in the areas of air, water, biodiversity and climate change.
McCabe sits on the Thames Sydenham and Area Source Water Protection Committee. He is also a Vice Chair of the Bio-Industrial Innovation Centre and is proud to serve as Fire Chief to the Inwood Fire Department.
Monday, October 17
In Woodstock for the regional PAC meeting.
Tuesday, October 18
In Orangeville for the regional PAC meeting.
Wednesday, October 19
Don will be attending a meeting in Toronto with MOECC and then at OMAFRA and the Ontario Chamber of Commerce. In the evening, he will be participating a Catherine Fife Fundraiser.
Thursday, October 20
Today Don will be in Mississauga for the Sustainable Farm and Food Initiative.
Friday, October 21
Don will be attending a OAFT meeting in Guelph and then the Wellington County Regional meeting in the evening.