Features

Agriculture and the environment

FOREST ONTARIO'S ENVIROTHON

CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS how we grow our crops; whether it’s drought, flooding, or other extremes, farmers have turned to technology to help them be better prepared for the unpredictability of a changing climate. “We now [Read more]

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U.S. clean fuel news

INDUSTRY AND GOVERNMENT CHANGES

THERE HAVE BEEN several developments within the American clean fuels industry in recent months which have the potential to impact its future viability. THE GOOD Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have determined that a [Read more]

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Damage control

MANAGING THE IMPACT OF WILDLIFE ON YOUR CROPS

FARMERS GO TO great lengths to ensure their crop has a good start to the growing season. Not only is the best hybrid or variety selected, the appropriate herbicide and fungicide is chosen to protect [Read more]

GFO newsletter

GFO Newsletter for April/May 2018

GET THE LATEST NEWS FROM GRAIN FARMERS OF ONTARIO

COMMODITY CLASSIC Representatives from Grain Farmers of Ontario attended the 2018 Commodity Classic in California in March. The conference and trade show were a great opportunity to meet with our counterparts in the U.S. and [Read more]

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Beyond the field

GRAINS IN ACTION 2018

IN EARLY FEBRUARY, 28 young agriculture leaders spent four days expanding their knowledge of the grain value chain. They attended Grain Farmers of Ontario’s Grains in Action, a program that educates attendees on end uses [Read more]

Advocacy

Supporting agriculture

FROM THE CEO'S DESK

A NEW FEDERAL-PROVINCIAL funding program for agriculture launches this month. The Canadian Agriculture Partnership (CAP) is a five-year, $3 billion commitment to support the agri-food and agri-products sector. Additionally, Ontario signed a bilateral agreement with [Read more]