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Canada 150

CELEBRATING ONTARIO’S FARMING HISTORY

On July 1, Canadians celebrated the 150th birthday of our country. Farmers were instrumental in building the communities that have shaped our nation. While there are now fewer farms and fewer farmers than there were [Read more]

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GFO Newsletter for June/July 2017

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GRAIN FARMERS OF ONTARIO ANNOUNCE NEW VICE PRESIDENT Grain Farmers of Ontario is pleased to announce that Crosby Devitt will be joining the organization as Vice President. He will start in this role on June [Read more]

Research

Stripe rust samples needed!

NEW RESEARCH UNDERWAY

FOLLOWING THE HIGH severity of stripe rust in wheat fields in southwestern Ontario in 2016, the University of Guelph Wheat Breeding Program is undertaking a new research project to study the distribution of different races of rust diseases, and stripe rust in particular, in Ontario. For this purpose, they require the collection of as many rust samples as possible from across Ontario. Your assistance in collecting samples is very important to this research and is much appreciated. [Read more]

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GFO Newsletter for April/May 2017

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PRODUCTION INSURANCE — NEW FORAGE SEEDING Production insurance coverage is now available for an expanded range of crops, including brassica, cereal, grasses, and legume species. They include: •    Alfalfa •    Annual rye grass •    Bird’s-foot [Read more]

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GFO Newsletter for March 2017

GET THE LATEST NEWS FROM GRAIN FARMERS OF ONTARIO

COME SEE US AT A FARM SHOW NEAR YOU! London Western Fair farm show March 8 – 10 http://www.westernfairdistrict.com/london-farm-show in the Grain Farmers of Ontario pavillion booth #727V. Ottawa Valley Farm show March 14-16 http://ottawafarmshow.com/ [Read more]

Also in this issue

Online influence

“STORYTELLING IS THE essential human activity. The harder the situation, the more essential it is.” ~Tim O’Brien Connecting with the non-farming public is often described as our greatest challenge in agriculture. One could also say, [Read more]