Ontario Grain Farmer
The magazine of Grain Farmers of Ontario
JUNE/JULY 2017
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Uncertainty for U.S. agriculture
Edith Munro
Market opportunities in China
Erin Calhoun
The sustainability supply chain
Michael Buttenham
Better future for subsistence farmers
Marika Li
Project Canaan
Megan Veldman
Breaking new ground in Alaska
Melanie Epp
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Same, same but different
Meghan Burke
Leading through change
Rachel Telford
The WBC problem
Shawn Brenneman
WBC 101: ID and control
Tracey Baute, Art Schaafsma, and Jocelyn Smith
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Market side: Futures trading basics
LESSON 28: TECHNICAL ANALYSIS
Cropside: Corn stand checkup
AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTSAGRON
Business side: Life insurance
CONVERSATIONS WITH BUSINESS EXPERTS
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Marketing

Marketing your crop well is nearly as important as growing your crop well. This section of the Ontario Grain Farmer magazine provides important market intelligence and insight that helps improve your bottom line.


Business side: Life insurance
By: Chris Abbey, Sun Life Financial Advisor, LLQP, London Office
June/July 2017

(J.M) WHY IS LIFE INSURANCE IMPORTANT? (C.A.) Life insurance can be hard to discuss, but it’s imperative to protecting the financial security of Read More
Market side: Futures trading basics
By: Marty Hibbs, Grain Farmers of Ontario
June/July 2017

MARKET SIDE WITH...MARTY Hibbs, Grain Farmers of OntarioThis monthly educational series will feature the basic workings of the futures and Read More
Market side: Futures trading basics
By: Marty Hibbs, Grain Farmers of Ontario
April/May 2017

MARKET SIDE WITH...MARTY Hibbs, Grain Farmers of OntarioThis monthly educational series will feature the basic workings of the futures and Read More
Market side: Futures trading basics
By: Marty Hibbs, Grain Farmers of Ontario
April/May 2017

MARKET SIDE WITH...MARTY Hibbs, Grain Farmers of OntarioThis monthly educational series will feature the basic workings of the futures and Read More
Business side: Business opportunities
By: Margaret May, Regional Program Lead, Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association
April/May 2017

BUSINESS SIDE WITH...MARGARET May, Regional Program Lead,Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association (J.M.) THERE ARE A LOT OF FARM Read More
Business side: Insuring the business
By: Larry Nickel, Heartland Farm Mutual Vice President, Underwriting, Sales and Distribution
March 2017

BUSINESS SIDE WITH...LARRY Nickel, Heartland Farm Mutual Vice President, Underwriting, Sales and Distribution(J.M.) INSURANCE IS AN Read More
Business side: On-farm fire prevention
By: Jim Zyta, Vice President Loss Prevention and Risk Assessment Specialist with Heartland Farm Mutual, Waterloo, ON
February 2017

BUSINESS SIDE WITH...JIM Zyta, Vice President Loss Prevention and Risk Assessment Specialist with Heartland Farm Mutual, Waterloo, O(J.M.) Read More
Barley intensification
By: Jeff Robinson with Amy Petherick
January 2017

AT THE 2016 harvest, we saw much less barley come to market in the Guelph area. Many Ontario barley growers were down on average yields, but there Read More
Ontario corn into 2017
By: Phillip Shaw
January 2017

FOR ONTARIO CORN producers, the marketing challenge ahead is great. The story in the grains sector is one of great surpluses. In 2016, American Read More
Marketing wheat
By: Stephen Kell
January 2017

ONE OF THE more significant market influencers in the Ontario wheat business is that 2016’s big crop is going to leave a large carry out of old crop Read More
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