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GFO Newsletter for October 2017

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PROPOSED TAX CHANGES IMPEDE GROWTH Grain Farmers of Ontario is raising farmers’ concerns about the proposed tax changes to private corporations. While the government’s concerns appear to be focused on professional corporations, the proposed legislation [Read more]

Public Outreach

Global 4-H Network Summit

THE INTERNATIONAL REACH OF 4-H

FOR FOUR DAYS in July, participants from over 70 countries descended in Ottawa to attend the event-filled 2017 Global 4-H Network Summit. It is described by 4-H as “an opportunity for 4-H youth, volunteer leaders [Read more]

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GFO Newsletter for August 2017

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CANADA’S OUTDOOR FARM SHOW Grain Farmers of Ontario will be at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show from September 12 – 14. You can find us on 1st Lane (Seed Alley). Stop in for a coffee and [Read more]

Features

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]

Features

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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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]