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AGRICULTURAL LEADERS COMPARE FARMING PRACTICES

Class 16 of the Advanced Agriculture Leadership Program (AALP) began their journey of professional development in September 2016. Throughout the 19 month executive development program, participants attended eight seminars and two study tours — one [Read more]

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Legal action update

PROTECTING ONTARIO GRAIN FARMERS ON OCTOBER 23, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice denied Grain Farmers of Ontario’s request for a stay and interpretation on the seed treatment regulations passed into law July 1, 2015. [Read more]

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A new learning opportunity

GRAIN FARMERS OF ONTARIO NUFFIELD SCHOLAR WHEN TONY BALKWILL learned about the Grain Farmers of Ontario sponsorship of a Nuffield Canada scholarship, with focus on the Ontario grain industry, he embraced the opportunity to further [Read more]

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Farm Action Now

A COALITION OF ONTARIO’S FARMERS ON NOVEMBER 13, a coalition of farm organizations was established to address shared concerns around the Ontario government’s regulatory process for agriculture. The coalition was formed to promote a responsible, [Read more]

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A battle lost

ORGANIC FARMER VERSUS ARMY WORM instead of looking out over green acres this year, Richard Blyleven is getting used to looking at dirt. Army worm decimated the organic corn and hay fields on his farm [Read more]

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Ethanol-ready corn

NEW VARIETY OF CORN DEDICATED TO ETHANOL INDUSTRY CORN DESIGNED SPECIFICALLY to meet the needs of the ethanol industry has been released in the United States.  The corn variety, created by Syngenta and sold under [Read more]