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A research journey

HYDROLOGY AND AGRICULTURE

HYDROLOGY, CLIMATE, AND agriculture work together to shape our understanding of water quality in our watersheds. Dr. Merrin Macrae, associate professer and researcher at the University of Waterloo, looks at how water moves, where it [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]

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Even your gas is local

HONDA INDY TORONTO

AT THE HONDA Indy Toronto, Grain Farmers of Ontario brought modern farming and racing together. Honda Indy Toronto took place under sweltering heat and to a crowd at capacity. The packed event saw two Canadians [Read more]

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GrainTALK Research Days

CONNECTING FARMERS AND RESEARCHERS

CONNECTING FARMERS WITH research was the focus of the Research Days tour presented by GrainTALK in central Ontario this summer. On July 16, farmer-members were invited to a day long bus tour to see research [Read more]

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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]