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A taste of Ontario

CANADIAN CLUB MADE LOCAL

IN APRIL 2016, Grain Farmers of Ontario held consumer tasting events at LCBOs in Oakville and Toronto (Summerhill) to educate consumers on the many uses of grains. At these events, customers were offered grain based [Read more]

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Quality inputs, quality product

ONTARIO CORN FED BEEF

ONTARIO’S GRAIN FARMERS provide the province, country, and world with high-quality, safe grain with a multitude of uses. One market that is particularly close to home is livestock feed — specifically Ontario beef. The Ontario [Read more]

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Future of grain

Future of grain

HIGHLIGHTING THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY IN GRAIN PRODUCTION AND UTILIZATION Boosting soil health The Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association (OSCIA) supports cover crop research through its Soil Health Graduate Scholarship fund. The 2015 recipient, graduate [Read more]

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Renewable resources

A NEW BRAND

WHEN THE CANADIAN Renewable Fuels Association (CRFA) was launched in 1984, its members were mostly focused on advancing new energy sources. The promise of ethanol and other biofuels had stimulated the imagination of the farming [Read more]

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HIGHLIGHTING THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY IN GRAIN PRODUCTION AND UTILIZATION New insecticide seed treatment receives PMRA registration Corn growers in Ontario and Quebec have a new tool to use against key insect pests. DuPont Crop Protection [Read more]

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Brazil builds up

BRAZIL'S CORN AND SOYBEAN CROPS ARE SOARING

DESPITE A SHRINKING economy, logistical barriers, political upheaval, and uncooperative weather, Brazil is expected to produce a record 100 million tonnes of soybeans and 85 million tonnes of corn in 2015 – 2016. Exports in [Read more]

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On track

IP PRODUCTION OF GMO SOYBEANS IS GROWING INTEREST IS GROWING in the added traceability of genetically modified (GMO) high-quality food grade soybeans. But as with any emerging market, there are complex forces at work and [Read more]

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Barley for health

BARLEY IS HOMEGROWN WITH A HOST OF HEALTH BENEFITS BARLEY HAS BEEN a staple in Ontario and western Canadian agriculture since farmers first started breaking land. As Canada’s fourth largest crop, barley is grown across [Read more]

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Growing for a sweet niche

SPECIALTY CORN PRODUCTS NEED EXTRA MANAGEMENT CONSUMERS DRIVE DEMAND and are increasingly becoming a driver of how food is produced, too. But with so many steps in the value chain it can be difficult for [Read more]

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Future of grain

HIGHLIGHTING THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY IN GRAIN PRODUCTION AND UTILIZATION Major updates to the SellSmart app Ontario Grain Farmer readers are already very familiar with SellSmart, Grain Farmers of Ontario’s grain pricing app; users of the [Read more]