Grain Farmers of Ontario Names Crosby Devitt as New Chief Executive Officer

GUELPH, ON (March 17, 2020) – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province’s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario’s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean, and wheat farmers today names Crosby Devitt as Chief Executive Officer as of April 1, 2020. Devitt was the successful candidate of a rigorous five-month recruitment process.

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Grain Farmers of Ontario Cancels the 2020 March Classic

GUELPH, ON (March 13, 2020) – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province‘s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario‘s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean, and wheat farmers today made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 March Classic, scheduled for March 24, 2020 in London, ON.

The Ontario government has advised that all events hosting more than 250 people be cancelled to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Given that attendance to the March Classic has been close to 1000 attendees in some years, Grain Farmers of Ontario has decided to follow that advice for the safety of its farmer-members, staff, and their communities.

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With No Alternatives the Carbon Tax Hits Farmers’ Bottom Line

CANADA (February 18, 2020) – The Atlantic Grains Councils, Grain Farmers of Ontario, Producteurs de grains du Québec and the Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association call on the federal government and all the federal parties to provide relief from the carbon tax burden on grains and oilseed farmers immediately.

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