Ontario Grain Farmer
The magazine of Grain Farmers of Ontario
APRIL/MAY 2017
FEATURES
Sustainability goals
Michael Buttenham
Call before you cut
Lois Harris
Hunting on farmland
Treena Hein
A modern renewable fuel standard
Rachel Telford
Grains in Action
Maegan MacKimmie
How do you know what works - and what doesn't
Joey Sabljic
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE
Preventing vomitoxin
Erin Calhoun
Celebrating plant science
Amy Petherick
IN EVERY ISSUE
Trade in the Trump era
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Business side: Business opportunities
CONVERSATIONS WITH BUSINESS EXPERTS
GFO Newsletter for April/May 2017
GET THE LATEST NEWS FROM GRAIN FARMERS OF ONTARIO
Market side: Futures trading basics
LESSON 27: TECHNICAL ANALYSIS
Cropside: Spring cereals planning
AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS
WEB SPECIAL
Reducing the impact of high DON levels
PROPER STORAGE KEY
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Public Outreach

Stay up to date on the agricultural industry’s efforts to connect with our larger consumer audience. Programs and projects that promote understanding and support of farming among non-farmers are highlighted in this section.


Celebrating plant science
By: Amy Petherick
April/May 2017

THERE’S A TRICK to selling real, good news in the ‘fake news’ and the ‘if it’s on the internet it must be true’ world we are living in. Not that Read More
Grains in Action
By: Maegan MacKimmie
April/May 2017

HOW ARE CROPS used after they leave the farm?This was the question answered during a four-day journey that 26 young agricultural leaders took in Read More
Grains in Action
By: Maegan MacKimmie
April/May 2017

HOW ARE CROPS used after they leave the farm?This was the question answered during a four-day journey that 26 young agricultural leaders took in Read More
GFO Newsletter for April/May 2017
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April/May 2017

PRODUCTION INSURANCE — NEW FORAGE SEEDING Production insurance coverage is now available for an expanded range of crops, including brassica, Read More
Hunting on farmland
By: Treena Hein
April/May 2017

IN 2015, 23,000 people took the Ontario Hunter Education Course, according to the provincial Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (OMNRF), and Read More
GFO Newsletter for March 2017
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March 2017

COME SEE US AT A FARM SHOW NEAR YOU!London Western Fair farm show March 8 – 10http://www.westernfairdistrict.com/london-farm-show in the Grain Read More
GFO Newsletter for February 2017
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February 2017

MEETINGS WITH CROP COMMITTEESIn January, the Ontario Cereal Crop Committee (OCCC) and the Ontario Soybean and Canola Committees (OSACC) held their Read More
An agriculture ambassador
By: Brianne Curtis
January 2017

BRIANNE CURTIS WAS the Grain Discovery Zone ambassador for the 2016 fair and event season. This is her personal account of her experience touring Read More
Online influence
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January 2017

“STORYTELLING IS THE essential human activity. The harder the situation, the more essential it is.” ~Tim O’BrienConnecting with the non-farming Read More
GFO Newsletter for January 2017
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January 2017

CANADIAN FIELD CROP Cluster - request for letters of intentThe Canadian Field Crop Research Alliance (CFCRA) has begun the development of a Read More
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