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Strategic plan unveiled

GFO HAS AN EXCITING YEAR AHEAD OF THEM “a strategic plan is like a roadmap,” began Grain Farmers of Ontario’s CEO at their Annual General Meeting with delegates in September. Although he acknowledged that it [Read more]

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An organic approach to growing corn

TAKING ADVANTAGE OF A SPECIALIZED NICHE MARKET paul campbell says he’s never looked back since he switched from conventional to organic farming. Formerly a conventional farmer for twenty-five years, he now calls himself an organic [Read more]

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Growing our grains markets

EXCITING MARKET DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES AT GFO market development is a key pillar of Grain Farmers of Ontario, focussed on providing value to farmer members through premium prices and developing new demand for Ontario grown corn, [Read more]

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Rethinking nitrogen losses

NEW RESEARCH ANALYSES WHICH PRACTICES RESULT IN THE MOST LOSSES even with nitrogen (n) prices that have fallen considerably over the last two years there are good reasons to continue to fine tune your N [Read more]

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Making the grade

EXPLORING HOW MILDEW, SPROUTING AND FUSARIUM AFFECT QUALITY with wheat harvest nearing completion, farmers and end-users alike are analyzing the quality of this year’s crop. Mildew, sprouting, and Fusarium are the three most relevant grading [Read more]

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The road to RMP

EXTENSION OF THE RMP PILOT FOR 2010 IS A STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION “WE HAVE ALL really grown with this campaign, become more sophisticated at relating to government and learned how to ensure that [Read more]

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Corn residues challenge no-till operations

FINDING BALANCE BETWEEN NO-TILL AND RESIDUE MANAGEMENT

CROP RESIDUE MANAGEMENT has always been integral to successful no-till soybean production. However, over the last few years, no-till soybean growers seem to be combating more corn residues than in the past. Unfortunately, this increase [Read more]

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A qualified crop of advisors

ONTARIO CROP ADVISORS WORK HARD FOR CERTIFICATION producers are familiar with the value of hiring a crop advisor, but the difference between a Canadian Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) and those who do not carry that [Read more]