Ontario Grain Farmer
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FEBRUARY 2017
FEATURES
What is soil health?
Amy Petherick
Productivity, profitability and resilience
Lois Harris
Winter wheat growth
Edith Munro
Hybrid wheat
Maegan MacKimmie
Bacteria control of disease
Treena Hein
Developing local barley
Owen Roberts
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE
A regional approach
Jeanine Moyer
A perfect prescription for every acre?
Joey Sabljic
Mitigating mycotoxins
Erin Calhoun
The utilization of Ontario grain
Rachel Telford
IN EVERY ISSUE
Cap and Trade
From the CEO's desk
Cropside: Sustaining SOM
AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS
GFO Newsletter for February 2017
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Business side: On-farm fire prevention
CONVERSATIONS WITH BUSINESS EXPERTS
Soyagen
CONVERSATIONS WITH BUSINESS EXPERTS
Market side: Futures trading basics
LESSON 25: TECHNICAL ANALYSIS
WEB SPECIAL
PREVIOUS ISSUES
What is soil health?
OBSERVATIONS FROM A RESEARCHERS AND AN AGRONOMIST
Amy Petherick

WHAT MAKES GOOD dirt has been a hot topic of conversation within the agriculture industry.PHOTO: COVER CROP, ANNUAL RYEGRASS INTERSEEDED INTO CORN. The terms ‘soil health’ and ‘soil quality’ are widely accepted to mean the same
The utilization of Ontario grain
THE MAIN OBJECTIVES of Grain Farmers of Ontario’s Market Development department are to create new markets and expand existing markets for Ontario grains. To better achieve these goals, a market utilization study was conducted in partnership with
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Mitigating mycotoxins
MYCOTOXINS ARE TOXIC chemicals produced by fungi that infect crops. Some of the mycotoxins most commonly found in grain include Aflatoxin, Deoxynivalenol (DON), and Ochratoxin. They have a significant negative economic impact on the Ontario grain
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