Grain Farmers of Ontario announces initial payments

GUELPH, ON (July 26, 2013) – Grain Farmers of Ontario is pleased to announce the initial payments for pool participants in the 2013 marketing year.

The initial payments for the 2013 Grain Farmers of Ontario pool are:

Soft white winter (Pool A) $159.00
Hard red winter (Pool B) $166.00
Hard red spring (Pool C) $175.00
Soft red wheat (Pool E) $153.00
Hard red (Pool F) $153.00
Feed (Pool G) $119.00

To provide flexibility for farmers, Grain Farmers of Ontario offers several options for pool deliveries. Farmers can still make a pre-harvest commitment to deliver to the pool, as well as a post-harvest pool commitment, which allows for participation in the pool while the wheat is being stored on farm until the agreed upon delivery period.

Grain Farmers of Ontario marketing staff are available to answer any questions on the program or provide additional marketing services at 1-800-265-0550.

Grain Farmers of Ontario

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.

Contact:

Barry Senft, CEO – 1-800-265-0550; bsenft@gfo.ca

Grain Farmers of Ontario is the province’s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario’s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, 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.