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Financial analysis

BMO ISSUES NORTH AMERICAN REPORT

DESPITE ONGOING TRADE concerns and rising business costs, Bank of Montreal (BMO) analysts say a favourable exchange rate between the Canadian and American dollar means Canadian grain producers face a positive market outlook. EXCHANGE RATE [Read more]

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The soil doctor is in

FARMSMART 2019

LEE BRIESE WON’T be wearing a white lab coat when he comes out to your fields. He’ll be carrying a shovel, not a stethoscope, but as far as he’s concerned, his job is as important [Read more]

Business Side

Business side: Distracted driving

CONVERSATIONS WITH BUSINESS EXPERTS

(J.M.) WHAT IS DISTRACTED DRIVING? (K.S.) Distracted driving is most often associated with cell phone use. Under the Highway Traffic Act, motor vehicle drivers in Ontario cannot use a hand-held device while driving. And while [Read more]

GFO newsletter

GrainTALK for January 2019

GET THE LATEST NEWS FROM GRAIN FARMERS OF ONTARIO

FROM THE CHAIR A Q&A with Grain Farmers of Ontario chair, Markus Haerle. With 2019 being an election year, what are Grain Farmers of Ontario’s priorities going to be? A. It’s important that the federal parties and [Read more]

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Agricultural innovation

SYNGENTA MEDIA SUMMIT

INNOVATION IS CHANGING faster than ever before, and Syngenta is growing along with it. The theme of the 2018 Syngenta Media Summit was just that — a new era of agriculture innovation. But what does [Read more]

Features

Farm Market News review

TARIFFS TRUMP SOYBEAN PRICES

THE 2017—18 MARKETING year will be remembered for the tariff war between the United States and China. Already weighed down by the prospects of huge U.S. crops, the uncertainty over the trade situation applied further [Read more]