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Focusing on the business

ADVANCED FARM MANAGEMENT PROGRAM

WHEN TWO FARMERS get married, the business implications can seem just as complicated as the big mergers happening within the agricultural industry. Newlyweds Eric Dietrich and Katherina Walch both work on their family cash crop [Read more]

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A leadership experience

2019 YOUNG LEADER PROGRAM

WITH VOLATILE COMMODITY markets, the uncertainty of future trade agreements, and a changing political landscape, strong leaders are needed to take an active role in championing agriculture. Grain Farmers of Ontario is looking for a [Read more]

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Reliability, innovation, and trust

2018 CANADIAN GLOBAL CROPS SYMPOSIUM

AGRICULTURE IS A driver of economic prosperity in Canada and grain exports have the potential for enormous growth over the next decade. Farmers are positioned to benefit from the expected increase in demand for raw [Read more]

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Leadership for tomorrow

THE 2018 MARCH CLASSIC

TO ACHIEVE LONGEVITY in business, strong leadership is needed not only during a crisis but in times of prosperity as well. Grain Farmers of Ontario’s 2018 March Classic theme “Leadership for tomorrow” featured a line-up [Read more]

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Agriculture and the environment

FOREST ONTARIO'S ENVIROTHON

CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS how we grow our crops; whether it’s drought, flooding, or other extremes, farmers have turned to technology to help them be better prepared for the unpredictability of a changing climate. “We now [Read more]

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Improving soybean yields

IN-FIELD RECOMMENDATIONS

WHEN IT COMES to recommending the best strategy for growing high-yielding soybeans, the advice Horst Bohner is likely to give is “it depends”. Bohner, soybean specialist with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural [Read more]

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Farming for the future

2017-2018 ASA DUPONT YOUNG LEADER PROGRAM

GROWING UP IN North Gower as the seventh generation on her family’s cash crop and beef farm, Ann Vermeersch always knew she wanted to be in agriculture. “It’s never been a doubt; it’s all I’ve [Read more]

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Looking to the future

EXPANSION AT IGPC ETHANOL INC.

AS THE LARGEST corn producer in Canada, it’s not surprising that Ontario is also the country’s leading ethanol producer. Six facilities, operated by Greenfield Ethanol Inc., IGPC Ethanol Inc., Kawartha Ethanol, and Suncor, produce more than [Read more]

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Straw yield

MEASURING PROFITABILITY

THE PROFITABILITY OF straw could be the deciding factor in whether or not you keep wheat in your crop rotation. It’s one of the reasons the Ontario Cereal Crops Committee (OCCC) included a pilot project [Read more]