Advocacy

Involvement and influence

GRAIN FARMERS OF ONTARIO ADVISORY COMMITTEES

GRAIN FARMERS OF ONTARIO’S Board of Directors sets the direction and focus of the organization. It is then up to staff to ensure that the mission and vision as outlined in the Strategic Plan is [Read more]

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Features

Tech Park

SHOWCASING MODERN FARMING AT THE IPM THE INTERNATIONAL PLOWING Match (IPM) and Rural Expo bills itself as an event that provides the “opportunity for students and urban Ontarians to explore rural lifestyles and learn about [Read more]

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Also in this issue

A passion for farming

2017 ASA DUPONT YOUNG LEADER SELECTED JEFF HARRISON IS an entrepreneur and a problem solver. When he graduated university, he knew his parents’ farm wasn’t large enough to provide him with a living in addition [Read more]

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Quality assurance

GRAINS ANALYTICAL TESTING LABORATORY OPENS

CONSUMERS WANT MORE information about their food, not less. Food processors want to know the ingredients they are buying will meet consistency standards. And exporters want to sell a quality product that will maintain Ontario’s [Read more]

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Investing in oats

FIRST FUNDED RESEARCH PROJECT UNDERWAY THE FIRST OAT research project funded by Grain Farmers of Ontario is underway. After the organization took on representation of oats in 2015, the research department broadened its yearly call [Read more]

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Advocacy

An agvocacy lesson

DEFENDING AGRICULTURE IN THE CLASSROOM “THE PESTICIDES FARMERS are using will cause bees to go extinct in five years.” PHOTO: BRADEN AND SHYLAH HART. When Braden and Shylah Hart heard that statement in their grade [Read more]

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Production

Wanted: leaders in agriculture

APPLY NOW FOR THE 2017 ASA DUPONT YOUNG LEADER PROGRAM Grain Farmers of Ontario is looking for soybean growers interested in becoming a leader within the agricultural industry. The application process for the 2017 American [Read more]

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership

NEW TRADE DEAL HAS LIMITED IMPACT ON GRAIN FARMERS THE TRANS-PACIFIC Partnership (TPP) is billed as the most comprehensive trade agreement in the world. It’s designed to foster trade and economic ties within the Asia-Pacific [Read more]