Guests: Dean Anderson, Canadian Agricultural Safety Association; Barry Senft, CEO, Grain Farmers of Ontario. Hosted by Maegan MacKimmie and Rachel Telford.
CETA Celebrates One-Year of Ratification and Success
GUELPH, ON (September 21, 2018) – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province‘s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario‘s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean and wheat farmers, offers congratulations to the Canadian government on the success of the first year of the CETA trade agreement. Continue reading “Grain Farmers of Ontario Congratulates the Canadian Government on CETA Anniversary”
US and World
It is that time of year when combines are rolling. Across the great North American corn belt harvest is in full swing especially in the southern portions of the American Midwest. The US crop has had huge potential all year with successive USDA reports increasing yields. The actual litmus test is when combines hit the fields with anecdotal yield accounts. This will surely show up in future USDA reports. Continue reading “Market Trends Report for September-October 2018”
|Corn CBOT||December||3.65||↑ 08 cents|
|Soybeans CBOT||November||8.38||↑ 01 cents|
|Wheat CBOT||December||5.22||↓ 20 cents|
|Wheat Minn.||December||5.49||↓ 02 cents|
|Wheat Kansas||December||5.80||↓ 11 cents|
|Chicago Oats||December||2.46||↓ 07 cents|
|Canadian $||December||.7598||↓ 1.50 points|
Grain Farmers of Ontario offers its deepest sympathies to the family and loved ones of Andrew Schouten, who passed away on September 2, 2018 at the age of 32. Andrew was a delegate for District 13 and had taken on the role of Treasurer this year for the District. His loss will be felt throughout the Ontario farming community.
Please read Andrew’s obituary here: Andrew David Schouten, January 20, 1986 – September 2, 2018.
Featuring Anne Verhallen, OMAFRA Soil Management Specialist, and Kris McNaughton, University of Guelph-Ridgetown. Hosted by Grain Farmers of Ontario on August 8, 2018. For more, visit the GrainTALK page. Watch the video: Continue reading “GrainTALK Webinar: Cover Crop Management and Decisions”
US and World
It has been a benign summer across the great North American farm belt. While there have been areas of weather anomalies such as drought and flooding the vast majority of cropland up until August 10th has had very good weather and crops are reflecting that. US crop condition ratings have been highly favorable throughout the summer and increasingly it looks like a tremendous crop in the United States. Continue reading “Market Trends Report for August-September 2018”