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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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Soy science takes off

COMMON GOALS MAKE TRENT BIOMATERIALS RESEARCH PROGRAM A REALITY ONTARIO SOYBEAN GROWERS have reason to celebrate as the Biomaterials Research Laboratory is officially opened at Trent University. The centre, which will focus on utilization of [Read more]

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Bio-based lubricants

BUILDING A MARKET THAT’S GOOD FOR FARMERS, GOOD FOR THE ENVIRONMENT AS DEMAND FOR “green” products increases, more and more technologies and opportunities for bio-based products are emerging alongside to meet those needs. Crops like [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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In the news

NEWS BITES THAT MATTER Suncor Energy doubles production in Sarnia The expansion of the Suncor Energy St. Clair Ethanol plant near Sarnia has been resumed. The $120 million construction project, expected to be completed in [Read more]

GFO newsletter

GFO NEWSLETTER

GET THE LATEST NEWS FROM GRAIN FARMERS OF ONTARIO GRAIN FARMERS OF ONTARIO ANNUAL COUNTY MEETINGS Details for the District meetings in association with Grain Farmers of Ontario, formerly the Ontario Corn Producers’ Association, the [Read more]

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Research plays a key role

— STRONG RESEARCH PROGRAMS help farmers produce more efficiently, increase crop quality, manage pests and lead to a safe, consistent, high quality supply of locally grown food and feed. To date in 2009, the government [Read more]