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GFO Newsletter for December 2017

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SPECIALTY CRUSH FACILITY Over the past several months work has been conducted on a feasibility study looking at the opportunities available for the development of a small scale soybean processing facility in Ontario. With soybean [Read more]

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Showcasing modern agriculture

TECH PARK AT THE IPM

SUSTAINABILITY AND MODERN farming practices go hand in hand. Grain Farmers of Ontario highlighted this relationship at the 2017 International Plowing Match and Rural Expo (IPM) in Walton with the Tech Park. This is the [Read more]

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GFO Newsletter for November 2017

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GRAINS IN ACTION Grain Farmers of Ontario is looking for young farmers to participate in the 2018 Grains in Action program, January 29 – February 1. Grains in Action is a three-day program featuring tours [Read more]

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A network of leaders

GRAINS IN ACTION ALUMNI SUMMIT

CONTINUOUS LEARNING AND networking is important for young agricultural leaders. This August, Grain Farmers of Ontario brought together alumni of the Grains in Action program with this in mind. The initial Grains in Action program [Read more]

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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

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]