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Reliability, innovation, and trust

2018 CANADIAN GLOBAL CROPS SYMPOSIUM

AGRICULTURE IS A driver of economic prosperity in Canada and grain exports have the potential for enormous growth over the next decade. Farmers are positioned to benefit from the expected increase in demand for raw [Read more]

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Selling Canadian soybeans in Asia

A SOY CANADA TRADE MISSION

DURING SOY CANADA’S trade mission to Japan and Taiwan earlier this year, buyers said they wanted a consistent supply of high-quality, non-genetically modified (non-GM) soybeans and they wanted to see Canadian industry marketers more often. [Read more]

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Advances in oat breeding

YIELD RESEARCH

HERE IS A little quiz. The picture below shows an oat harvest in Quebec in 1949. Now, what has changed since that time, and what has stayed the same? Obvious changes include the machinery and [Read more]

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RURAL AMERICA'S STRUGGLE TO INSTALL BROADBAND

A 2016 FEDERAL Communications Commission (FCC) report found that while 10 per cent of all Americans lacked broadband service, 39 per cent of rural residents were without access. Almost 40 per cent of rural Americans [Read more]

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Protecting the Canadian brand

CANADA HAS A strong reputation for consistently delivering safe, high-quality grain to our customers both here at home and other countries. High-quality, safe food is a key component of the Canadian brand. These brand elements [Read more]

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Managing successful field research

ON-FARM APPLICATIONS

ACCORDING TO MIKE Demeyre, “no data is better than bad data.” That’s why he makes sure that everything is uniform in his research fields — from seed bed, to fertilizer application, to the uniformity of [Read more]

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Compaction action

ARE YOU TRYING to choose between tracks or tires on your farm equipment? Each has specific advantages but the best all round solution may be difficult to determine for individual operations. It is important to [Read more]

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Leadership for tomorrow

THE 2018 MARCH CLASSIC

TO ACHIEVE LONGEVITY in business, strong leadership is needed not only during a crisis but in times of prosperity as well. Grain Farmers of Ontario’s 2018 March Classic theme “Leadership for tomorrow” featured a line-up [Read more]

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Building healthy soils

A NUFFIELD SCHOLAR'S LIFELONG LESSON

NUFFIELD SCHOLAR AND French farmer Sarah Singla doesn’t believe farmers inherit the soil from their parents so much as they borrow it from their children. In fact, she believes the success of any given civilization [Read more]

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From the CEO’s desk

  • WHILE I’M NOT a trade expert, trade decisions are interesting to me because we rely so much on trade for our living. I’m sure many of you take an interest for the same reason. About [Read more]

GFO Newsletter

Market Side

Cropside

  • WITH GREATER PREVALENCE of high clearance applicators and technology for applying nitrogen (N) beyond the traditional side-dress stage, there are lots of questions about the advantages of late N applications. In many cases, these applications [Read more]

Business Side

  • (J.M.) WHAT IS AGRISTABILITY? (J.J.) AgriStability is affordable coverage for the unexpected. The program provides coverage for large declines in your income that can be caused by any combination of unexpected increase in costs, hostile [Read more]