Grain Farmers of Ontario Support New Renewable Fuels Mandates

Government’s Commitment to Clean, Sustainable Fuel the Right Move for Ontario

GUELPH, ON (April 18, 2018) — Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province‘s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario‘s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean, and wheat farmers, welcomes the Ontario government mandate to increase renewable fuel blending in gasoline. Continue reading “Grain Farmers of Ontario Support New Renewable Fuels Mandates”

Market Trends Commentary for April-May 2018

US and World

There is activity almost everywhere across the greater North American corn belt. The March 31st USDA report always serves as a starting gun on the crop year. In fact, row crops are up and growing in the American south. There are thousands of acres already planted in the southern Midwest. It is that time of year when markets crackle with uncertainty giving value to the risks yet to materialize. The April USDA report is usually a second thought to its bigger cousin on March 29th, but it does provide an updated opinion from the USDA with regard to foreign crops and US domestic stocks. Continue reading “Market Trends Commentary for April-May 2018”

Grain Farmers of Ontario Hopeful for a Quick Resolution to China-US Trade Dispute

GUELPH, ON (April 5, 2018) – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province’s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario’s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean, and wheat farmers, is suggesting that although a trade dispute between China and the United States may offer some opportunities for Canadian soybeans given U.S. sanctions, ultimately the dispute could have a negative impact on the Canadian soybean industry. Continue reading “Grain Farmers of Ontario Hopeful for a Quick Resolution to China-US Trade Dispute”

Post March 29 Special 2018

US and World

It might seem hard to believe, but the long winter is finally in the rearview mirror. Farmers across North America are busy making last-minute preparations to put crops in the ground. In fact, some corn is in the three and four leaf stage in southern states like Texas. There is also corn and soybeans going into the ground in southern Illinois. We are ramping up to another planting season. The March 29th USDA report always serves as a starting gun on the new crop year. Continue reading “Post March 29 Special 2018”