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Project Canaan

AN AFRICAN AGRICULTURAL EXPERIENCE

IN 2016, I had the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to volunteer with Heart for Africa at Project Canaan. This faith-based, non-profit public charity is developing a place of hope in Swaziland, Africa called Project Canaan. Project Canaan, [Read more]

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Better future for subsistence farmers

EMPOWERING NEPALI FARMERS

LIFE AS A subsistence farmer in the remote, mountainous communities of Nepal comes with unique challenges, such as seed shortages, sloped fields, and labour deficits. That’s why University of Guelph researchers have found a way [Read more]

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Leading through change

LESSONS FROM THE 2017 MARCH CLASSIC

FARMERS NEED TO adapt to changes in social expectations and political agendas while facing the economic and environmental challenges of maintaining a successful farm business. It’s not always clear what the next big issue will [Read more]

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Instagram ambassadors

A GOOD IN EVERY GRAIN PROGRAM

GRAIN FARMERS OF ONTARIO’S newest group of Good Grain Farmers will be taking over the Good In Every Grain Instagram account this year. From April 2 to December 2, one of the Good Grain Farmers [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]

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Hunting on farmland

BUILDING A RELATIONSHIP WITH HUNTERS

IN 2015, 23,000 people took the Ontario Hunter Education Course, according to the provincial Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (OMNRF), and a total of 450,000 people currently hold a ‘Hunting’ Outdoors Card. [Read more]

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Celebrating plant science

CROPLIFE CANADA'S FOCUS ON CONSUMER OUTREACH

THERE’S A TRICK to selling real, good news in the ‘fake news’ and the ‘if it’s on the internet it must be true’ world we are living in. Not that long ago, it seemed like no one in the agricultural industry could figure out what that trick was. [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]