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Beyond the field

GRAINS IN ACTION 2018

IN EARLY FEBRUARY, 28 young agriculture leaders spent four days expanding their knowledge of the grain value chain. They attended Grain Farmers of Ontario’s Grains in Action, a program that educates attendees on end uses [Read more]

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Lessons from the past

2016 NUFFIELD SCHOLAR FINAL REPORT

FOR TONY BALKWILL, the 2016 Grain Farmers of Ontario Nuffield Scholar, the Nuffield journey is coming to a close. Balkwill used the scholarship to develop historical soil-type maps into field-scale management zones. The Grain Farmers [Read more]

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The consumer conversation

2017 GEORGE MORRIS AGRIFOOD POLICY LECTURE

HOW DOES THE agriculture industry talk to consumers about food? A look through a different lens can reveal answers to this question. This topic was part of the George Morris AgriFood Policy lecture hosted by [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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Wallenstein Feed & Supply

GROWING A FAMILY BUSINESS

THEY ARE A family that does not boast about their accomplishments and a short chat with them makes it clear they are humble. For the Martin family, owners of Wallenstein Feed & Supply (WFS), customers [Read more]

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Grain safety

THE RIGHT TOOLS FOR PREVENTION AND PROTECTION

IN AGRICULTURE, THERE are six to seven times more safety incidents than in the general public. Often in agriculture the family, home, and workplace are one place, which can create a laid back attitude around [Read more]

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Hybrid wheat

NEW SYNGENTA RESEARCH

“CREATING VALUE FOR the wheat industry” — this is the goal Syngenta plans to achieve with hybrid wheat. The integrated crop solutions company identified a need in the market to take wheat to the next [Read more]