Market Trends Report for March-April 2018

US and the World

March is often a time in the grain markets where we can see movement in the production area of South America, which can be impacted by weather events. The big US crop has long been put away and is slowly moving out to end-users across the greater hinterland. Problems in Argentina with severe drought conditions have dominated the landscape over the last 30 days as prices have gone up to become much more volatile based on this weather market. Increasingly so, farmers need to watch the weather maps of South America to get clues of production conditions in the southern hemisphere. Continue reading “Market Trends Report for March-April 2018”

Grain Farmers of Ontario Congratulates the Signing of the CPTPP

The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of International Trade, signing the CPTPP on March 8, 2018

GUELPH, ON (March 8, 2018)  – Grain Farmers of Ontario congratulates the Government of Canada on signing the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). The organization applauds Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Minister of International Trade François-Philippe Champagne and Minister of Agriculture Lawrence MacAulay for the effort in advancing the signing of CPTPP. Continue reading “Grain Farmers of Ontario Congratulates the Signing of the CPTPP”

Hiring: Communications Assistant, Grain Discovery Zone

Please apply by Thursday, March 23, 2018 at 4:00 PM

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Grain Farmers of Ontario is seeking a communications assistant who is a self-starter and enthusiastic about the agricultural industry. This role is very much that of an ambassador – representing Grain Farmers of Ontario at various events throughout the summer and fall of 2018 as part of our Grain Discovery Zone program. Continue reading “Hiring: Communications Assistant, Grain Discovery Zone”