Ontario Grain Farmers Support New Provincial and Federal Canadian Agricultural Partnership

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Long-Term Investments in Agriculture Innovation Vital to the Industry

GUELPH, ON (February 13, 2018)  – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province’s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario’s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean, and wheat farmers, congratulates Minister of Agriculture Lawrence MacAulay and Ontario Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Jeff Leal on the new Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP). Continue reading “Ontario Grain Farmers Support New Provincial and Federal Canadian Agricultural Partnership”

Grain Farmers of Ontario Elect New Chair of the Board

Grain Farmers of Ontario Board of Directors 2018

2018 Executive Committee named.

GUELPH, ON (February 13, 2018)  – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province’s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario’s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean and wheat farmers, today announces Markus Haerle has been named the new Chair of Board, effective immediately. Continue reading “Grain Farmers of Ontario Elect New Chair of the Board”

Market Trends Report for February-March 2018

US and World

The winter season in North America is often one of hopes and dreams. With the January 2018 USDA report a month old the scope of the 2017 crop is now becoming a memory. Farmers have turned the page and will soon be planting corn in places like Texas. However, in the southern hemisphere corn and soybean crops are growing in the field and affecting prices every day. While the northern hemisphere freezes under the snow, weather in Argentina and Brazil has been defining the initial grain fundamentals for 2018. Continue reading “Market Trends Report for February-March 2018”

Grain Market Commentary for February 7, 2018

Commodity Period Price Weekly Movement
Corn CBOT March 3.61 ↑ 05 cents
Soybeans CBOT March 9.96 ↑ 04 cents
Wheat CBOT March 4.51 ↑ 18 cents
Wheat Minn. March 6.07 ↑ 01 cents
Wheat Kansas March 4.67 ↑ 35 cents
Chicago Oats March 2.65 ↓ 10 cents
Canadian $ March 0.8130 ↑ 0.23 points

Notice: The commentary for all commodities was written at 10 a.m. on February 8 before the release of the February United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) report.

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March Classic Early Bird Winner

March Classic 2017 conference hall

GUELPH, ON (February 6, 2018) – Grain Farmers of Ontario would like to congratulate Laurie Lassaline from Oil Springs, Ontario as the winner of January’s March Classic early bird draw! Laurie will be receiving a Good in Every Grain prize pack.

Everyone who registers for the March Classic before the end of February, including those who registered in January, will be eligible to win a second early bird prize from Good in Every Grain. Continue reading “March Classic Early Bird Winner”

Grain Market Commentary for January 31, 2018

Grain Farmers of Ontario farmer-members are invited to attend two full-day marketing seminars on grain marketing: Intro to Futures & Options, as well as the more advanced Options & Technical Analysis.

Commodity Period Price Weekly Movement
Corn CBOT March 3.56 ↑ 03 cents
Soybeans CBOT March 9.92 ↑ 23 cents
Wheat CBOT March 4.33 ↑ 13 cents
Wheat Minn. March 6.08 ↑ 04 cents
Wheat Kansas March 4.33 ↑ 05 cents
Chicago Oats March 2.75 ↓ 21 cents
Canadian $ March 0.8115 ↑ 1.50 points

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