Grain Farmers of Ontario Urges Canadian Government to Reconsider Carbon Tax

Carbon taxation is not a solution to environmental issues

GUELPH, ON (October 25, 2018) – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province‘s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario‘s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean and wheat farmers, today expressed its disappointment with the Canadian government‘s mandated carbon tax on fuels and urged the government to stop implementation. Continue reading “Grain Farmers of Ontario Urges Canadian Government to Reconsider Carbon Tax”

Ontario Grain Market Commentary for October 24, 2018

Commodity Period Price Weekly Movement
Corn CBOT December 3.68  08 cents
Soybeans CBOT November 8.50  36 cents
Wheat CBOT December 5.00  17 cents
Wheat Minn. December 5.78 10 cents
Wheat Kansas December 4.97  24 cents
Chicago Oats December 2.92 05 cents
Canadian $ December .7689  0.05 points

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GrainTALK Episode 11: Albert Tenuta, Keith Austin, “Uncle” Evan Austin, Barry Senft

Guests: Albert Tenuta, Plant Pathologist at OMAFRA; Keith Austin and “Uncle” Evan Austin, farmers in District 10; Barry Senft, CEO of Grain Farmers of Ontario. Hosted by Rachel Telford, Laura Ferrier, and Maegan MacKimmie.

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Ontario Grain Market Commentary for October 17, 2018

Commodity Period Price Weekly Movement
Corn CBOT December 3.74 11 cents
Soybeans CBOT November 8.86 25 cents
Wheat CBOT December 5.17 05 cents
Wheat Minn. December 5.88 04 cents
Wheat Kansas December 5.21 04 cents
Chicago Oats December 2.95  12 cents
Canadian $ December .7695  0.25 points

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Market Trends Report for October-November 2018

US and World

Combines are rolling across the American Midwest, Ontario and Quebec. Big crops are creating grain piles all over farm country amid some of the worst harvest weather in years. Heavy rains have inundated parts of Iowa and many other US states causing all types of harvest problems. It is one of the biggest crops ever in the United States. How big is the real question especially with the damaging harvest weather. On October 11th, USDA weighed in with their latest crop estimates. Continue reading “Market Trends Report for October-November 2018”

Ontario Grain Market Commentary for October 10, 2018

Commodity Period Price Weekly Movement
Corn CBOT December 3.59  06 cents
Soybeans CBOT November 8.51 11 cents
Wheat CBOT December 5.10  05 cents
Wheat Minn. December 5.92  02 cents
Wheat Kansas December 5.17  02 cents
Chicago Oats December 2.84  12 cents
Canadian $ December .7673  1.12 points

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Ontario Grain Market Commentary for October 3, 2018

Commodity Period Price Weekly Movement
Corn CBOT December 3.65  02 cents
Soybeans CBOT November 8.61  11 cents
Wheat CBOT December 5.15  02 cents
Wheat Minn. December 5.90 12 cents
Wheat Kansas December 5.19  02 cents
Chicago Oats December 2.75  17 cents
Canadian $ December .7793 0.85 points

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