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Features

International Wheat Conference

LESSONS FROM ABROAD IN SEPTEMBER 2015 I had the chance to join over 600 delegates from 66 countries at the ninth International Wheat Conference (IWC) in Sydney, Australia. The conference provided an opportunity to engage [Read more]

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Farm Market News: Jordan signs off

COMMENTATOR RETIRES AFTER MORE THAN TWO DECADES John Jordan, whose voice is well-known throughout Ontario’s grain industry, recently retired as editor of Farm Market News at the University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus. Blair Andrews, a [Read more]

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Agri-Marketer of the Year

RECOGNITION FOR ADVOCATE OF MODERN AGRICULTURE AT THE 2015 Canadian Agri-Marketing Association (CAMA) Best of CAMA awards, Stephen Denys was named Agri-Marketer of the Year. Denys is vice president of sales and marketing for Pride [Read more]

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In the news

In the news

NEWS BITES THAT MATTER Agri-food innovations recognized The Premier’s Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence recognizes and celebrates the agri-food producers, processors, organizations, and rural communities who through their innovative ideas and projects are helping strengthen [Read more]

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Research

Research roundup

FIND OUT WHAT’S NEW IN THE WORLD OF RESEARCH The chilling effects of cold temperature stress Anna Wassermann The cold stress effect in northern climates on soybeans and winter wheat in the spring is more [Read more]

Cropside

Cropside: Introducing

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

THE ONTARIO MINISTRY of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) announced two new field crop specialists at the end of October. They will join the rotation of specialists offering agronomic advice on this page in [Read more]

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Resistance points

HOW TO USE THEM AS PRICING TARGETS

QUITE OFTEN FARMERS are told to follow a three part process for developing their marketing; work out your cost of production, understand the seasonal patterns of the commodity futures that set the prices you receive, [Read more]

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A market for Ontario barley

MAKE STORAGE PART OF YOUR PLAN

THERE IS A place for growing barley in Ontario. The hard part, as a cash crop farmer, is knowing how to work with it when there is no guaranteed market. The amount of barley used [Read more]