Features

DON testing protocols

DURING THE SEVERE outbreak of DON in corn during the 2018 harvest season, Grain Farmers of Ontario partnered with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, the Ontario Agri-Business Association, and the University [Read more]

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GrainTALK for September 2019

GET THE LATEST NEWS FROM GRAIN FARMERS OF ONTARIO

FROM THE CHAIR A Q&A with Grain Farmers of Ontario chair, Markus Haerle. Q. What is the AGM? Why should farmer-members attend? A. The Grain Farmers of Ontario Annual General Meeting is held each September in [Read more]

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Survey results

2018 FARMER-MEMBER SURVEY

Grain Farmers of Ontario conducted a farmer-member survey from September 2018 to January 2019. The 25-question survey included questions on demographics, member services, and the Ontario Grain Farmer magazine. The survey was completed by 1,140 [Read more]

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GrainTALK for August 2019

GET THE LATEST NEWS FROM GRAIN FARMERS OF ONTARIO

FROM THE CHAIR A Q&A with Grain Farmers of Ontario chair, Markus Haerle. In continuation of the last two issues’ Ask The Chair, Grain Farmers of Ontario Chair Markus Haerle will focus on a third federal [Read more]

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GrainTALK for June/July 2019

GET THE LATEST NEWS FROM GRAIN FARMERS OF ONTARIO

FROM THE CHAIR A Q&A with Grain Farmers of Ontario chair, Markus Haerle. In continuation of last issue’s Ask The Chair, we focus on Trade, a federal election ask. Trade issues continue to impact our farm [Read more]

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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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GrainTALK for April/May 2019

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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]

Features

Preventing DON in corn

BEST MANAGEMENT TIPS FOR 2019

MORE THAN TWO million acres of corn were planted in Ontario in 2018 and yields were reported to be above average at 181 bushels/acre. But it wasn’t a profitable crop for many farmers. High levels [Read more]

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GrainTALK for March 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 are the strategies you use to get ready for upcoming planting seasons? We all have to be very diligent planners. The very [Read more]