Advocacy

CETA

ONTARIO GRAIN EXPORTS TO EUROPE SET TO INCREASE

AFTER A SEVEN-year negotiation process and several last-minute setbacks, the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada and Europe was finally signed on October 30. Once ratified and implemented, the agreement will give Ontario [Read more]

Features

Brexit fallout

GRAIN MARKETS AND TRADE

THE UNITED KINGDOM (U.K.) held a referendum on its participation in the European Union (EU) on June 23 which resulted in 52 per cent of voters choosing to leave. Commodities everywhere were rocked by the [Read more]

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Brazil builds up

BRAZIL'S CORN AND SOYBEAN CROPS ARE SOARING

DESPITE A SHRINKING economy, logistical barriers, political upheaval, and uncooperative weather, Brazil is expected to produce a record 100 million tonnes of soybeans and 85 million tonnes of corn in 2015 – 2016. Exports in [Read more]

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Market moves

GRAIN MARKET WATCHERS WEIGH IN ON GLOBAL TRENDS A BIG BUMP in prospective corn plantings in the U.S., improving transportation routes in South America, a 29-year high in global grain stocks, and the ups and [Read more]

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Cap and cost

WHAT ONTARIO’S CARBON ECONOMY MEANS FOR FARMERS THE CAP AND trade regulation that Ontario has proposed to implement January 1, 2017 may be another costly burden for grain and oilseed farmers to shoulder, if the [Read more]

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Biosecurity for grain

FARM PRACTICES MAY INTRODUCE OR SPREAD PESTS

WHILE MOST PRODUCERS recognize the importance of having good biosecurity plans and practices for livestock, biosecurity practices as they relate to grain aren’t as common. It’s tough to control the way the wind blows or [Read more]