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Wheat Marketing with GFO

Redefined Roles Offer New Opportunities WITH THE CREATION of Grain Farmers of Ontario, the Wheat Marketing Department has redefined its roles and responsibilities.   Todd Austin has recently been hired as the Marketing Manager and new challenges [Read more]

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Winning yield tops 75 bushels

SOYBEAN YIELD CHALLENGE WINNERS RECEIVE ACCOLADES The results are in from the second annual Soybean Yield Challenge. Three finalists were announced from three provincial soybean maturity zones, for a total of nine winners. “The challenge [Read more]

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Knowing our worth

NEW STUDY MAKES THE IMPORTANCE OF THE GRAIN AND OILSEED INDUSTRY CLEAR AMONG FARMERS, IT is common knowledge that agriculture plays an integral role in Ontario’s economy. A recent study, commissioned by the Ontario Grains [Read more]

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Faces of farming

— WITH 6,500 COPIES printed and over 25 media hits in the first three weeks, the Faces of Farming 2010 calendar has made quite a splash. Launched in October at the Ontario Harvest Gala in Guelph, [Read more]

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Certified seed tax credit

— GRAIN GROWERS OF CANADA and the Canadian Seed Trade Association are working together with groups across Canada to advocate for a broad-based tax incentive for farmers to buy certified seed. Only 18 percent of [Read more]

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Farming with HST

HOW WILL THE NEW HARMONIZED SALES TAX EFFECT FARMS? ON JULY 1ST, 2010, Ontario’s Retail Sales Tax will be combined with the Federal Goods and Services Tax to create a single, federally administered, Harmonized Sales [Read more]

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Refuge requirement

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT NEW TECHNOLOGIES WITH NEW TRANSGENIC Bt corn products on the market from Monsanto and Dow AgroSciences, farmers need to be aware of changing refuge requirements in their field. Planting [Read more]

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Challenging yields

SOYBEAN YIELD CHALLENGE ALMOST COMPLETE AS SOYBEAN HARVEST heads into full swing, excitement over the Soybean Yield Challenge is heating up. The challenge is in its second year and has been met with great enthusiasm. [Read more]