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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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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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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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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]

Market Side

Market side: Futures trading basics

LESSON 37: TECHNICAL ANALYSIS

CANDLESTICK CHARTING STAR PATTERNS Star patterns are trend reversal patterns that consist of three candlesticks. The middle of these candles forms the star. The star is similar in appearance to a doji or a spinning [Read more]

Business Side

Business side: AgriStability update

CONVERSATIONS WITH BUSINESS EXPERTS

(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]

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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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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]