Features

Preserving the future of farming

A COMMITMENT TO SUSTAINABILITY

GRAIN FARMERS OF ONTARIO is committed to sustainability. As an organization, we view sustainability as the ability of our farmer-members to be economically viable, while not sacrificing their social and environmental responsibilities. The world population [Read more]

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Engaging young farmers

2019 GRAINS IN ACTION

GRAIN FARMERS OF ONTARIO brought together 30 young agriculture professionals to learn where crops go after they leave the farm during our Grains in Action conference. Grains in Action is a four-day program for young [Read more]

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Accelerated Investment Incentive

NEW TAX DEDUCTION RULES

IF YOU HAVE a tax advisor, it’s likely they talked to you last fall about the Accelerated Investment Incentive that the Federal government announced in their 2018 Fall Economic Statement. This incentive will accelerate your [Read more]

GFO newsletter

GrainTALK for April/May 2019

GET THE LATEST NEWS FROM GRAIN FARMERS OF ONTARIO

FROM THE CHAIR A Q&A with Grain Farmers of Ontario chair, Markus Haerle. What is Grain Farmers of Ontario asking the federal political parties to commit to getting done if they are elected in October to [Read more]

Advocacy

Marketing campaigns

FROM THE CEO'S DESK

FARMERS ARE A passionate group – we may not always beat our chest or shout from the rooftops about the work we do, but we take great pride in the farms that we operate. And [Read more]

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The bio-economy

NEW VENTURES IN ONTARIO

THERE’S A WHOLE lot going on in Ontario’s bio-economy — and at the centre of much of it is Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC), a non-profit government-supported business accelerator. Since 2008, BIC has worked in the [Read more]

Business Side

Business side: Equipment insurance

CONVERSATIONS WITH BUSINESS EXPERTS

(J.M) WHAT DO FARMERS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT INSURING FARM EQUIPMENT? (R.N.) Farm equipment is typically insured under a farm policy. In some case, equipment can also be covered under a home owner policy if [Read more]

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Best practices for the environment

4R NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT

AGRI-RETAILERS AND farm organizations have renewed their support for the 4R Nutrient Stewardship program in Ontario. The program sets out best management practices for fertilizer application: Right Source @ Right Rate, Right Time, Right Place®. [Read more]

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Hybrid DON testing

RESULTS FROM 2018

This information is re-published from the Ontario Corn Committee (OCC) report available at www.gocorn.net. ALTHOUGH 2018 WAS very challenging to growers and the rest of the corn industry, it presented an opportunity to compare hybrids for [Read more]