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Ontario Grain Farmer Magazine is the flagship publication of Grain Farmers of Ontario and a source of information for our province’s grain farmers. 

About Us

THE ONTARIO GRAIN FARMER magazine strives to be the number one source of information for our province’s grain farmers. With a balanced mix of production, marketing, technology, research, and general interest articles, we provide farmers with valuable information in an easy-to-read format.

As the flagship publication of Grain Farmers of Ontario, the Ontario Grain Farmer is a magazine that is made by farmers, for farmers. The magazine is an important tool that supports the organization’s vision to drive the Ontario grain industry to become a global leader.

Mary Feldskov, Managing Editor

Mary Feldskov joined Grain Farmers of Ontario in January 2022, bringing her experience as a writer and assignment editor to the role of Managing Editor for the Ontario Grain Farmer. As the Managing Editor, Feldskov oversees all editorial content. She works with a team of freelance writers and agricultural experts to ensure each issue of the magazine includes sound agronomic advice, topics of interest to our farmer-members, and updates on important issues affecting the farming industry. Feldskov also works on other publications within the communications department at Grain Farmers of Ontario. Email: Phone: 519 837-9144.

Nicole Koopstra, Creative Specialist

Nicole Koopstra joined Grain Farmers of Ontario in May 2024, bringing with her a wealth of expertise as a versatile creative designer specializing in print, digital, and web media. With over five years of dedicated experience in the agricultural sector, Nicole has played a pivotal role in communicating vital information to farmers across Canada.

As Grain Farmers of Ontario’s creative specialist, Nicole collaborates closely with all organizational departments, applying her innovative approach to design compelling projects. Her work includes dynamic trade show print assets and educational school programs to the captivating pages of the Grain Farmers of Ontario Magazine, where her creative vision enriches the agricultural community’s engagement and knowledge sharing initiatives. Nicole’s passion for agriculture and design seamlessly merges, making her a valued asset in advancing the organization’s outreach and communication strategies.

Joanne Tichborne, Advertising Sales Representative

Joanne Tichborne is the in-house Advertising Sales Representative for Ontario Grain Farmer magazine and coordinates sponsors and exhibitors for the annual March Classic. Joanne has more than 20 years of experience in print and digital advertising sales, having begun her career in local media sales with the Guelph Mercury in 1999. In 2012, Joanne began working for My Passion Media, publishers of Canadian Traveller and Explore national consumer magazines. Her goal is to help advertisers expand their marketing reach through the development of multi-platform campaigns which best utilize their advertising budgets. Tichborne can be contacted at or 226 332-3637.

Victoria Berry, Manager, Communications

Victoria Berry is the manager of communications at Grain Farmers of Ontario. Victoria is leading the Communications team to help share important information with farmer-members, and to find new ways to have relevant and vital conversations with the general public about Ontario grains and farming. Victoria grew her love of communications as a journalist and then public relations and marketing leader in the technology industry. Email: Phone: 519 767-2773.

Phaedra McIntosh, Database Coordinator

Working on the larger Grain Farmers of Ontario database, Phaedra McIntosh is the woman behind the Ontario Grain Farmer’s impressive mailing list. McIntosh utilizes license fee collection data to build the mail list for the magazine. It is her job to ensure each barley, corn, oat, soybean and wheat farmer in Ontario receives the magazine. If you would like to make a change to your subscription, contact her. Email: Phone: 519 767-4130.

T Stone Mailing

Our mail house, Tstone Mailing, provides complete mailing services to anywhere in Canada and the United States. Their mailing services are innovative and fast and they have the best techniques and the right staff with the best industry practices available.

Precision Print Management

The Ontario Grain Farmer magazine utilizes the services of Precision Print Management to coordinate all of our printing needs. This includes ensuring the quality and timely delivery of the magazine itself along with any smaller insert printing projects that may be required for our advertisers. Printing is handled by a variety of trusted and experienced printers who utilize both sheet fed and digital presses. •