GFO: First Tractor Cab Town Hall Done, 2 More Booked

The first of three Tractor Cab Telephone Town Halls hosted by Grain Farmers of Ontario took place on Monday, June 2nd with Progressive Conservative member Ernie Hardeman.

Farmers called in to hear the Progressive Conservative Party’s thoughts on the Risk Management Program, a Soy Innovation Centre, Ontario specific research capacity, and the regulatory process for agricultural technologies.

Hardeman is a candidate in Oxford County and is the long-time agriculture critic for the PC Party.

Grain Farmers of Ontario would like to thank Ernie Hardeman and the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party for participating in the inaugural conference call.

A recording of the call can be found at

The next Tractor Cab Telephone Town Hall will take place on Friday, June 6th at 11:30am with Jeff Leal, Ontario Liberal Party Minister of Rural Affairs.

The third Town Hall will take place on Monday, June 9th at 11:00am with New Democrat Party Agriculture Critic John Vanthof.

The call-in number for both Town Halls is 1-888-886-7786.

Listen here: