Reporting on advocacy efforts within Ontario’s grain farming industry, advocacy stories within the Ontario Grain Farmer provide farmers with important information on how their elected leaders are working for them.
AT PRESS TIME the results of the October federal election weren’t known. But regardless of who is governing our country, it is important for our leaders to understand the importance of Canadian agriculture and the [Read more]
THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT has caused a rift within the agriculture community. In August, a compensation package was announced for dairy farmers that provided them with a subsidy to counter the negative market effects of the [Read more]
THERE’S NO QUESTION it was a stressful spring planting season. Pessimism amongst farmers hasn’t been this high in more than a decade. Some farmers didn’t have any grain planted well into June and those that [Read more]
ACCORDING TO THE analysts, futures, input costs, land prices, and market unpredictability are all lining up to create what could be a perfect storm for Ontario grain farmers; and unlike our neighbours to the south [Read more]
YOU LIKELY READ last fall that Grain Farmers of Ontario has rejoined Grain Growers of Canada (GGC). Our chair, Markus Haerle, has taken an important role as vice-chair of the GGC. The news may have [Read more]
WHEN A MAJOR international trade deal is signed, images of a handshake between the nations’ leaders are shown across the evening news and printed in the papers. It’s a symbol of a promise made in [Read more]