Features

Expanding E15 sales

U.S. CHANGING THE RULES

A CHANGE IN ethanol regulations proposed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is moving the U.S. a step closer to making E15 blended fuels available year-round. The proposal, to lift the ban on E15 [Read more]

Business Side

Business side: Farm advisors

CONVERSATIONS WITH BUSINESS EXPERTS

(J.M) WHAT ROLES CAN FARM ADVISORS HAVE AS PART OF A FARM MANAGEMENT TEAM? (C.C.) Farm advisors offer a specific area of expertise that can compliment an internal farm management team. Many advisors specialize in [Read more]

Advocacy

Trade War Fund

FROM THE CEO'S DESK

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]

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Manage resistance now

PROTECT YOUR LAND, ONE FIELD AT A TIME

HERBICIDE RESISTANCE COSTS Canadian farmers an estimated $1.1 to $1.5 billion annually due to increased herbicide use and decreased yield and quality.1 Resistant weeds will rob your crop of yield and threaten the productivity and [Read more]

Agronomy

Field observations

SPRING PLANTING ISSUES

Update on June 14, 2019 This past weekend (June 8 and 9), we saw the best drying days yet this spring. Lots of field work occurred during these two sunny days with the largest amount [Read more]

Production

Growing an association

SETTING THE PATH AHEAD

THIS MARCH, THE Ontario Professional Agri Contractors Association (OPACA) held its third AGM, adding more members, taking stock of past accomplishments and setting the path ahead. OPACA was created so that custom farming business owners [Read more]

Features

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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Engaging young farmers

2019 GRAINS IN ACTION

GRAIN FARMERS OF ONTARIO brought together 30 young agriculture professionals to learn where crops go after they leave the farm during our Grains in Action conference. Grains in Action is a four-day program for young [Read more]

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Accelerated Investment Incentive

NEW TAX DEDUCTION RULES

IF YOU HAVE a tax advisor, it’s likely they talked to you last fall about the Accelerated Investment Incentive that the Federal government announced in their 2018 Fall Economic Statement. This incentive will accelerate your [Read more]

GFO newsletter

GrainTALK for April/May 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 is Grain Farmers of Ontario asking the federal political parties to commit to getting done if they are elected in October to [Read more]