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Grain Farmers of Ontario landed basis (initial payment) price chart 2011 crop year

GUELPH, ON (July 07, 2011) – Grain Farmers of Ontario announces the initial payments for the 2011 pool program. These prices are based on current market conditions and represent an estimated 65% of the final price. “GFO’s pool program allows farmer members an opportunity to diversify their marketing risk during these volatile times.” Barry Senft C.E.O Grain Farmers of Ontario. In the past 7 years, five of those have paid more to pool participants than the cash price market available at harvest.


SWW (Pool A)
Gross landed basis price
Less license fee*
Net landed basis price

$152.00
$0.97
$151.03
HRW (Pool B) Grown from certified seed (proof required)
Gross landed basis price
Less license fee*
Net landed basis price

$157.00
$0.97
$156.03
HRS (Pool C) Grown from certified seed (proof required)
Gross landed basis price

Less license fee*
Net landed basis price

$172.00
$0.97
$171.03
SRW (Pool E)
Gross landed basis price
Less license fee*
Net landed basis price

$142.00
$0.97
$141.03
Hard Red (Pool F)
Gross landed basis price
Less license fee*
Net landed basis price

$142.00
$0.97
$141.03
Feed (Pool G)
Gross landed basis price
Less license fee*
Net landed basis price

$122.00
$0.97
$121.03

Notes: 

  • Landed Basis Levels are subject to change 
  • Classes HRW & HRS (Pools B & C) – plus protein payment 
  • Discounts will apply for lower grades 
  • Prices in metric tonne 

Please refer to the variety list on our website (http://www.gfo.ca/Marketing/WheatMarketing/InitialPayments) for the varieties accepted for Pool C (HRS). All varieties not accepted in Pool C (HRS) will be considered Pool F (HR). Please remember that Grain Farmers of Ontario requires a Form 7 producer declaration for all Pool B (HRW) and Pool C (HRS) wheat.

* Effective July 1 2011 every producer of wheat shall pay to the local board licence fees at the rate of $0.87 per metric tonne plus the Grain Financial Protection Plan fee of $0.10 per metric tonne, for a total of $0.97 (includes 10 cents for Grain Financial Protection Fund) per metric tonne, in respect of all wheat marketed by the producer.

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Grain Farmers of Ontario is the province’s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario’s 28,000 corn, soybean and wheat farmers. The crops they grow cover 6 million acres of farm land across the province, generate over $2.5 billion in farm gate receipts, result in over $9 billion in economic output and are responsible for over 40,000 jobs in the province.

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Corn CBOT December 3.50  01 cents
Soybeans CBOT November 9.70  11 cents
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Wheat Minn. December 6.22  12 cents
Wheat Kansas December 4.48  05 cents
Chicago Oats December 2.46  08 cents
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