Ontario Grain Farmer
The magazine of Grain Farmers of Ontario
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
GET THE LATEST NEWS FROM GRAIN FARMERS OF ONTARIO
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
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Advocacy

Reporting on advocacy efforts within Ontario’s grain farming industry, advocacy stories within the Ontario Grain Farmer provide farmers with important information on how their elected leaders are working for them.


Cap and Trade
By: --
February 2017

ON JANUARY 1, the Ontario government’s Cap and Trade program came into effect and it created yet another new operating environment for grain Read More
Another voice
By: From the CEO's desk
January 2017

GRAIN FARMERS OF ONTARIO strives to have elected representatives who are reflective of our farmer-membership. We’ve made progress, but we still have Read More
Empowering leadership
By: Maegan MacKimmie
December 2016

WOMEN’S INITIATIVES ARE on the rise with more women involved in a wide variety of roles in the agriculture industry than ever before. Over 430 women Read More
Involvement and influence
By: Rachel Telford
December 2016

GRAIN FARMERS OF ONTARIO’S Board of Directors sets the direction and focus of the organization. It is then up to staff to ensure that the mission Read More
Keeping your agreements
By: --
December 2016

CANADA HAS TRADE agreements with more than 50 nations. Ten years ago, you couldn’t open up the newspaper without reading about a new trade deal that Read More
CETA
By: Lois Harris
November 2016

AFTER A SEVEN-YEAR negotiation process and several last-minute setbacks, the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada and Read More
Mergers and aquisitions
By: From the CEO's desk
November 2016

IN THE BUSINESS world, mergers and acquisitions can change the face of an industry. This year alone, several deals have been announced or are Read More
A new strategic plan
By: --
October 2016

GRAIN FARMERS OF ONTARIO’S Board of Directors implemented a new strategic plan at a planning meeting and Board meeting in September. Creating and Read More
Weathering the forecast
By: --
September 2016

IT’S AMAZING HOW much our lives revolve around the weather. What we do, what we wear, how and when we travel is all affected by the weather. Farmers Read More
Struggling to adopt cap and trade
By: Amy Petherick
August 2016

WHEN THE ONTARIO government announced its intention to join the Western Climate Initiative this April, few would have guessed new regulations would Read More
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