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2021 DON in corn – Disease management July 27, 2021 Posted in: Agronomy Update - Some areas of the province are experiencing weather conditions that could favour Fusarium/Gibberella infection in corn leading to an increased risk of the vomitoxin, deoxynivalenol (DON). To mitigate these concerns of infection, farmers often apply a fungicide at pollination.The list of commercially available fungicides…
Market Trends Report – July & August 2021 July 26, 2021 Posted in: Market Trends - US and World      Is the crop made or is it about to be made?  Or will hot and dry weather currently forecast for the American Midwest take the corn and soybean crop down like it has in Western Canada and the high plains…
Grain Farmers of Ontario Gift to Ridgetown Campus Aims to Attract Future Leaders July 13, 2021 Posted in: News Releases - GUELPH, ON (July 13, 2021) – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province’s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario’s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean, and wheat farmers, has contributed $30,000 to the University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus’ Agri-Food Entrance Scholarship Program. The new entrance scholarship program…
Applications for GREAT LAKES YEN Now OPEN July 5, 2021 Posted in: News Releases - GUELPH, ON and LANSING, MI (July 5, 2021) – Today, Grain Farmers of Ontario, Michigan State University, Michigan Wheat Program, the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA), and the University of Guelph are accepting applications for the Great Lakes YEN (Yield…
Grain Farmers of Ontario congratulates House of Commons for passing Bill C-206; Calls on Senate to act without delay June 24, 2021 Posted in: News Releases - Guelph, ON – June 23, 2021 – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province’s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario’s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean and wheat farmers, today congratulates Canadian Members of Parliament for passing Bill C-206: An Act to amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollution…
Federal Parliamentarians Urged to Pass Bill C-206 June 22, 2021 Posted in: News Releases - On-farm grain drying should be exempt from carbon pricing to save food production from high costs Guelph, ON – June 22, 2021 – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province’s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario’s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean and wheat farmers, today calls…
Call For Research Letters of Intent Officially Open June 22, 2021 Posted in: News Releases - GUELPH, ON (June 22, 2021) – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province’s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario’s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean, and wheat farmers, has opened its annual Call for Research Letters of Intent (LOI). Investment in research is a long-term strategic initiative…
Grain Farmers of Ontario Congratulates Lisa Thompson as New Ontario Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs June 18, 2021 Posted in: News Releases - Grain Farmers of Ontario is congratulating Minister Lisa Thompson on her appointment to the Ontario Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.
New Video Series From Grain Farmers of Ontario Builds Understanding of Grain Farming June 14, 2021 Posted in: News Releases - GUELPH, ON (June 14, 2021) – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province’s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario’s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean, and wheat farmers, today launches a new video series to help researchers, post-secondary educators, policy makers and students gain better foundational knowledge…
Grain Farmers of Ontario Pledges $200,000 Donation to Proposed New Crop Research and Innovation Centre at Ridgetown June 11, 2021 Posted in: News Releases - GUELPH, ON (June 10, 2021) – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province’s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario’s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean, and wheat farmers, has pledged $200,000 to the University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus for its new Crop Research and Innovation Centre. The…
Ground-Breaking Multi-Country Collaboration Announced to Benefit Great Lakes Wheat Farmers June 9, 2021 Posted in: News Releases - Great Lakes Yield Enhancement Network Launches with Inaugural Focus on Winter Wheat GUELPH, ON and LANSING, MI (June 9, 2021) – Today, Grain Farmers of Ontario, Michigan State University, Michigan Wheat Program, the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA), and the…
GrainTALK Episode 76: Tracey Baute, Crosby Devitt May 28, 2021 Posted in: Podcasts - This podcast is sponsored by Pioneer Made to Grow. Join guest Tracey Baute, Field Crop Entomologist, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and host Rachel Telford as they chat about what pests to look out for in your fields this 2021 crop…
Grain Farmers of Ontario Calls on Parliament to Show Farmer Support and Pass Bill C-206 May 14, 2021 Posted in: News Releases - GUELPH, ON (May 13, 2021) – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province’s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario’s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean, and wheat farmers, welcomes the expeditious study of the Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada’s Committee of the House of Commons of Bill C-206:…
What’s Your Food Story? Connects Ontarians Through the Celebration of Food May 10, 2021 Posted in: News Releases - Ontarians share stories, win prizes and connect with each other in these isolated times in new campaign from farmers GUELPH, ON (May 10, 2021) – Good in Every Grain, a public-facing educational campaign from Grain Farmers of Ontario, today announces a new multi-year and…
Grain Farmers of Ontario Applauds Federal Budget Commitment to Rebate Carbon Payments for Grain Drying April 20, 2021 Posted in: News Releases - Guelph, ON – April 19, 2021 – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province’s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario’s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean, and wheat farmers, applauds the federal government’s commitment to return a portion of the proceeds from the price on pollution directly…
Market Trends Report – April & May 2021 April 19, 2021 Posted in: Market Trends - US and the World      It is getting close to go time.  Across the American mid-west farmers are beginning to plant corn.  4% of US corn had been planted as of April 11th.  It is a time of year when hope springs eternal for…
GrainTALK Episode 73: Kevin Armstrong, Brendan Byrne April 16, 2021 Posted in: Podcasts - This podcast is sponsored by Pioneer Made to Grow. Kevin Armstrong, director of District 7 (Waterloo, Oxford), discusses Grain Farmers of Ontario’s Health and Wellness Committee as well as some of the initiatives that our organization offers for dealing with mental health. We also…
Strategic Partnership To Boost Food And Agri-Tech Innovation For Grain Industry April 14, 2021 Posted in: News Releases - GUELPH, ON (April 14, 2021) – Grain Farmers of Ontario and Bioenterprise, Canada’s Food & Agri-Tech Engine, have joined forces to help grow strong agriculture and food businesses in Ontario. The two organizations have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work together to…
Special Edition – Market Trends – USDA Report March 31, 2021 April 5, 2021 Posted in: Market Trends - US and the World      Time is wearing on.  The March 31st USDA report always serves as a quasi-semi-official start of the new crop year.  With planters already rolling in some parts of the southern US Corn belt farmers are busy preparing for spring. …
GrainTALK Episode 72: Brianne Curtis, Crosby Devitt April 1, 2021 Posted in: Podcasts - Brianne Curtis, Grain Farmers of Ontario communications coordinator, discusses the success and challenges of this year’s virtual March Classic. We also get an update from CEO Crosby Devitt. Hosted by: Rachel Telford and Paige Miller
Market Trends Report – March & April 2021 March 15, 2021 Posted in: Market Trends - US and the World      It beginning to smell like spring again.  Although we might be a few days away from that, the land is starting to buzz with activity especially in the southern portions of the great North American farm belt.  It is…
GrainTALK Episode 70: Brendan Byrne, Crosby Devitt March 4, 2021 Posted in: Podcasts - Brendan Byrne, the new chair of Grain Farmers of Ontario’s Board of Directors, discusses his first few weeks, his plans for his term as chair, and important issues affecting grain farmers today. We also get an update from Crosby Devitt, CEO of Grain Farmers…
Grain Farmers of Ontario Supports Bill to Exempt Carbon Tax on On-Farm Grain Drying February 23, 2021 Posted in: News Releases - All MPs urged to put food production first and pass this bill Guelph, ON – February 22, 2021 – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province’s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario’s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean and wheat farmers, support Philip Lawrence, Conservative Member of…
GrainTALK Episode 69: Marty Seymour and Brendan Byrne February 19, 2021 Posted in: Podcasts - Marty Seymour, director of industry and stakeholder relations for Farm Credit Canada, discusses Canada Ag Day and how the agriculture industry has changed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. We also introduce our new chair of the Board of Directors, Brendan Byrne. Hosted…
Market Trends Report – February & March 2021 February 16, 2021 Posted in: Market Trends - US and the World      The grain world continues to simmer in the background as winter bares down on the great North American corn belt.  Cold weather continues to impact after a relatively benign January.  It has been an interesting journey for grain prices…
Grain Farmers of Ontario Welcomes New Board Chair February 11, 2021 Posted in: News Releases - GUELPH, ON (February 11, 2021) – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province’s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario’s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean, and wheat farmers, has elected its new Chair of the Board of Directors, Brendan Byrne. Byrne is the District Director for District…
GrainTALK Episode 67: Maureen Lewis, Crosby Devitt January 22, 2021 Posted in: Podcasts - Maureen Lewis, a clinical social worker who does psychotherapy, discusses the importance of mental health with a focus on seasonal affective disorder (SAD). We also get an update from Crosby Devitt, CEO of Grain Farmers of Ontario. Hosted by: Rachel Telford and Paige Miller.
Market Trends Report – January & February 2021 January 18, 2021 Posted in: Market Trends - US and the World     2021 represents a new day.  With Covid numbers still at extremely high levels, the world flexes to respond.  With vaccines here there is hope for better times ahead.  In the grain world January represents that time of renewal, although…
2021 Virtual March Classic Registration Now Open January 4, 2021 Posted in: News Releases - GUELPH, ON (January 4, 2021) – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province‘s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario‘s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean, and wheat farmers, is pleased to announce registration for the March Classic is now open. Grain Farmers of Ontario wants to celebrate…
Grain Farmers of Ontario Annual March Classic Will Be a Virtual Event In 2021 December 14, 2020 Posted in: News Releases - GUELPH, ON (December 14, 2020) – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province’s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario’s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean, and wheat farmers, announced today that the annual March Classic event will be a virtual event in 2021. Due to the COVID-19…
Carbon Tax on Food Production Not Sustainable December 11, 2020 Posted in: News Releases - December 11, 2020 (GUELPH, ON) – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province’s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario’s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean and wheat farmers, is infuriated by the Federal government’s continued campaign to tax food production for Canadians. Today, the Canadian government presented…
Grain Farmers of Ontario To Wind Down Wheat Pool and Wheat Contract Programs December 1, 2020 Posted in: News Releases - Guelph, ON – December 01, 2020 – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province’s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario’s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean and wheat farmers today announced that  it has made the decision to stop offering its Wheat Pool and Forward Contract wheat…
Grain Farmers Forgotten by the Agriculture Minister’s Proposal to the FPT November 30, 2020 Posted in: News Releases - Guelph, ON and LONGUEUIL, QC and MONCTON, NB – November 30, 2020 – TODAY, Atlantic Grain Council, Grain Farmers of Quebec (Producteurs de grains du Québec), and Grain Farmers of Ontario fear for the future after the federal government’s proposal to the Federal Provincial Territorial (FPT)…
Grain Farmers of Ontario Thanks the Ontario Government for Taking Leadership on Ethanol Mandate November 26, 2020 Posted in: News Releases - GUELPH, ON (November 26 2020) – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province’s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario’s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean and wheat farmers, extends congratulations to the Government of Ontario  for making Ontario the first province to require fuel suppliers to increase…
Eastern Canadian Grain Farmers Ready for Risk Programs to be at 85 Percent Following FPT Meeting November 17, 2020 Posted in: News Releases - GUELPH, ON and LONGUEUIL, QC and MONCTON, NB (November 17, 2020) – TODAY, Atlantic Grain Council, Grain Farmers of Quebec (Producteurs de grains du Québec), and Grain Farmers of Ontario recognize Canadian Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau for her recent comments highlighting…
Ontario Government Includes Vital Support for Ontario Farmers in Latest Budget November 6, 2020 Posted in: News Releases - GUELPH, ON (November 6, 2020) – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province’s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario’s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean, and wheat farmers, today thanks the Ontario provincial government, led by Premier Doug Ford, for the inclusion of its promised $50 million…
GrainTALK Episode 61: Dean Anderson, Markus Haerle October 30, 2020 Posted in: Podcasts - Don’t forget to think safety first during harvest. Dean Anderson, agriculture program manager with Workplace Safety & Prevention Services, gives us some important reminders. We also get an update from Markus Haerle, chair of Grain Farmers of Ontario’s Board of Directors. Hosted by Rachel…
New Report Sends Warning about Ramifications of Lack of Farmer Support by Canadian Government October 22, 2020 Posted in: News Releases - GUELPH, ON and LONGUEUIL, QC and MONCTON, NB (October 22, 2020) – TODAY, Atlantic Grain Council, Grain Farmers of Quebec (Producteurs de grains du Québec), and Grain Farmers of Ontario draw attention to a recent report warning the Canadian government of the consequences of its…
Grain Farmers of Ontario Recognizes Ontario Government and Greenfield Global Investment in Public Safety Initiative October 16, 2020 Posted in: News Releases - Ontario Corn Key to Medical-Grade Alcohol for Hand Sanitizer. GUELPH, ON (October 16, 2020) – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province’s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario’s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean and wheat farmers congratulates Greenfield Global and the Ontario government on today’s announcement…
Trudeau Government Must Fight for Farmers like they have for Aluminum and Steel Industries September 28, 2020 Posted in: News Releases - GUELPH, ON and LONGUEUIL, QC and MONCTON, NB (September 28, 2020) – TODAY Atlantic Grains Council, Grain Farmers of Ontario, and Producteurs de grains du Québec have launched a joint campaign to raise awareness with the public of the devastating consequences for all Canadians because…
2021 Grains Innovation Fund now Accepting Applications September 22, 2020 Posted in: News Releases - GUELPH, ON (September 22, 2020) – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province‘s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario‘s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean, and wheat farmers has opened applications for the Grains Innovation Fund, which supports retail and industry projects that develop novel value-added uses…
Clean Fuel Standard Misses the Mark on Biofuels September 18, 2020 Posted in: News Releases - Grain Farmers of Ontario opposed to land use restrictions, and seeks transparency on certification criteria Guelph, ON – September 18, 2020 – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province’s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario’s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean, and wheat farmers, today has deep…
2020 Annual General Meeting September 10, 2020 Posted in: GFO.ca Updates - This year the 2020 Grain Farmers of Ontario Annual General Meeting will be held virtually on September 15, 2020 starting at 8:30 am via Zoom. Please register below for the 2020 Annual General Meeting. Agenda 8:00 a.m. Meeting Online check in begins 8:30 a.m.…
GrainTALK Episode 57: Tom Farfaras, Markus Haerle September 4, 2020 Posted in: Podcasts - We continue our 10th anniversary celebration with a conversation with Tom Farfaras, chief financial officer for Grain Farmers of Ontario. We also get an update on recent activities from Markus Haerle, chair of the Board of Directors. Hosted by: Rachel Telford and Paige Miller
Grain Farmers of Ontario Welcomes Paul Hoekstra as Vice President, Strategic Development August 26, 2020 Posted in: News Releases - GUELPH, ON (August 26, 2020) – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province’s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario’s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean, and wheat farmers, today announces Paul Hoekstra will join the organization as the Vice President, Strategic Development. Hoekstra will be instrumental in…
GrainTALK Episode 56: Dean Dias, Crosby Devitt August 21, 2020 Posted in: Podcasts - In this weeks episode we hear from Dean Dias, the new CEO of Cereals Canada about the recent merger between Cereals Canada and the Canadian International Grains Institute (Cigi). We check in with Crosby Devitt, CEO of Grain Farmers of Ontario, for an update…
Trudeau Government Needs to Protect Canada’s Food Supply During COVID-19 August 6, 2020 Posted in: News Releases - New Grain Farmers of Ontario ad campaign aimed at raising awareness food production issues and the need for the federal government to act now. GUELPH, ON (August 6, 2020) – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province’s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario’s 28,000 barley, corn,…
GrainTALK Episode 55: Todd Austin, Markus Haerle August 6, 2020 Posted in: Podcasts - We continue the celebration of Grain Farmers of Ontario’s 10th anniversary with a conversation with Todd Austin, manager of marketing for Grain Farmers of Ontario. Austin looks back at the past decade of wheat marketing and gives us an update on this year’s harvest.…
Ontario Grain Farmers Cannot Compete With U.S. Farmers July 23, 2020 Posted in: News Releases - New study finds 61 per cent of farmers are concerned that their business will not survive the COVID-19 pandemic. GUELPH, ON (July 23, 2020) – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province’s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario’s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean, and wheat farmers,…
Grain Farmers of Ontario Recognizes Ontario Government for Increase to Agriculture Support Programs July 16, 2020 Posted in: News Releases - GUELPH, ON (July 16, 2020) – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province’s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario’s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean and wheat farmers, today thanks Ontario Premier Doug Ford and Ontario’s Minister of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs, Ernie Hardeman, for their…
Ontario Grain Market Commentary, July 15, 2020 July 15, 2020 Posted in: Grain Market Commentary - Get the latest update on the Markets
GrainTALK Episode 53: Albert Tenuta, Markus Haerle July 10, 2020 Posted in: Podcasts - Albert Tenuta, field crop plant pathologist with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture Food and Rural Affairs, discusses moving their crop tours and learning days to online events in the coming weeks. He also gives an update from the fields. Markus Haerle, chair of Grain…
GrainTALK: Insects of 2020 Webinar July 10, 2020 Posted in: Webinar - In this episode of GrainTALK we hear from Tracey Baute, Field Crop Entomologist with OMAFRA. Baute discusses what to look for when scouting for spider mites, soybean aphids and other pests you might find in the fields. Don’t forget to scout this 2020 season!
Special Edition – Market Trends – USDA Report June 30, 2020 July 6, 2020 Posted in: Market Trends - US and World It is that time of year of rapid growth of crops across the greater American corn belt.  Fourth of July corn pictures are being posted all over social media, showing excellent progress.  For the week ending June 28th, USDA rated US…
Grain Farmers of Ontario Announces Initial Prices for Wheat Pools June 15, 2020 Posted in: GFO.ca Updates, News Releases - GUELPH, ON (June 15, 2020) – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province’s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario’s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean and wheat farmers, today announces the initial payment price amounts for the five wheat pools managed by Grain Farmers of Ontario. The…
Grain Farmers of Ontario BRM Ad Campaign – Frequently Asked Questions May 12, 2020 Posted in: GFO.ca Updates - Recently, Grain Farmers of Ontario launched an awareness campaign to shine a light on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on grain farming and to highlight the need for government to put into place the proper assurance programs as soon as possible. We know…
AgriHR Toolkit January 14, 2020 Posted in: GFO.ca Updates - Grain Farmers of Ontario has recently partnered with the Canadian Agricultural Human Resources Council (CAHRC). The CAHRC is a national non-profit organization focused on addressing human resource issues facing agricultural businesses across Canada.
Evaluating the potential of a winter canola-soybean relay intercrop in Ontario July 29, 2021 Posted in: Research Projects - Principal Investigator: Eric Page Research Institution: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Timeline: April 2021 – July 2025   Objectives: Determine the optimal winter canola density and soybean seeding date that facilitates relay intercropping of these crops under Ontario conditions. Assess the potential of winter canola-soybean…
2021 DON in corn – Disease management July 27, 2021 Posted in: Agronomy Update - Some areas of the province are experiencing weather conditions that could favour Fusarium/Gibberella infection in…
Market Trends Report – July & August 2021 July 26, 2021 Posted in: Market Trends - US and World      Is the crop made or is it about to be made? …
Grain Farmers of Ontario Gift to Ridgetown Campus Aims to Attract Future Leaders July 13, 2021 Posted in: News Releases - GUELPH, ON (July 13, 2021) – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province's largest commodity organization,…
Applications for GREAT LAKES YEN Now OPEN July 5, 2021 Posted in: News Releases - GUELPH, ON and LANSING, MI (July 5, 2021) – Today, Grain Farmers of Ontario, Michigan…
Grain Farmers of Ontario congratulates House of Commons for passing Bill C-206; Calls on Senate to act without delay June 24, 2021 Posted in: News Releases - Guelph, ON – June 23, 2021 – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province’s largest commodity…
Federal Parliamentarians Urged to Pass Bill C-206 June 22, 2021 Posted in: News Releases - On-farm grain drying should be exempt from carbon pricing to save food production from high…
Call For Research Letters of Intent Officially Open June 22, 2021 Posted in: News Releases - GUELPH, ON (June 22, 2021) – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province's largest commodity organization,…
Grain Farmers of Ontario Congratulates Lisa Thompson as New Ontario Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs June 18, 2021 Posted in: News Releases - Grain Farmers of Ontario is congratulating Minister Lisa Thompson on her appointment to the Ontario…
New Video Series From Grain Farmers of Ontario Builds Understanding of Grain Farming June 14, 2021 Posted in: News Releases - GUELPH, ON (June 14, 2021) – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province's largest commodity organization,…
Grain Farmers of Ontario Pledges $200,000 Donation to Proposed New Crop Research and Innovation Centre at Ridgetown June 11, 2021 Posted in: News Releases - GUELPH, ON (June 10, 2021) – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province's largest commodity organization,…
Ground-Breaking Multi-Country Collaboration Announced to Benefit Great Lakes Wheat Farmers June 9, 2021 Posted in: News Releases - Great Lakes Yield Enhancement Network Launches with Inaugural Focus on Winter WheatGUELPH, ON and LANSING,…
GrainTALK Episode 76: Tracey Baute, Crosby Devitt May 28, 2021 Posted in: Podcasts - This podcast is sponsored by Pioneer Made to Grow. Join guest Tracey Baute, Field Crop…
Grain Farmers of Ontario Calls on Parliament to Show Farmer Support and Pass Bill C-206 May 14, 2021 Posted in: News Releases - GUELPH, ON (May 13, 2021) – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province's largest commodity organization,…
What’s Your Food Story? Connects Ontarians Through the Celebration of Food May 10, 2021 Posted in: News Releases - Ontarians share stories, win prizes and connect with each other in these isolated times in…
Grain Farmers of Ontario Applauds Federal Budget Commitment to Rebate Carbon Payments for Grain Drying April 20, 2021 Posted in: News Releases - Guelph, ON – April 19, 2021 – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province's largest commodity…
Market Trends Report – April & May 2021 April 19, 2021 Posted in: Market Trends - US and the World      It is getting close to go time.  Across the American…
GrainTALK Episode 73: Kevin Armstrong, Brendan Byrne April 16, 2021 Posted in: Podcasts - This podcast is sponsored by Pioneer Made to Grow. Kevin Armstrong, director of District 7…
Strategic Partnership To Boost Food And Agri-Tech Innovation For Grain Industry April 14, 2021 Posted in: News Releases - GUELPH, ON (April 14, 2021) – Grain Farmers of Ontario and Bioenterprise, Canada's Food &…
Special Edition – Market Trends – USDA Report March 31, 2021 April 5, 2021 Posted in: Market Trends - US and the World      Time is wearing on.  The March 31st USDA report always…
GrainTALK Episode 72: Brianne Curtis, Crosby Devitt April 1, 2021 Posted in: Podcasts - Brianne Curtis, Grain Farmers of Ontario communications coordinator, discusses the success and challenges of this…
Market Trends Report – March & April 2021 March 15, 2021 Posted in: Market Trends - US and the World      It beginning to smell like spring again.  Although we might…
GrainTALK Episode 70: Brendan Byrne, Crosby Devitt March 4, 2021 Posted in: Podcasts - Brendan Byrne, the new chair of Grain Farmers of Ontario’s Board of Directors, discusses his…
Grain Farmers of Ontario Supports Bill to Exempt Carbon Tax on On-Farm Grain Drying February 23, 2021 Posted in: News Releases - All MPs urged to put food production first and pass this bill Guelph, ON –…
GrainTALK Episode 69: Marty Seymour and Brendan Byrne February 19, 2021 Posted in: Podcasts - Marty Seymour, director of industry and stakeholder relations for Farm Credit Canada, discusses Canada Ag…
Market Trends Report – February & March 2021 February 16, 2021 Posted in: Market Trends - US and the World      The grain world continues to simmer in the background as…
Grain Farmers of Ontario Welcomes New Board Chair February 11, 2021 Posted in: News Releases - GUELPH, ON (February 11, 2021) – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province’s largest commodity organization,…
GrainTALK Episode 67: Maureen Lewis, Crosby Devitt January 22, 2021 Posted in: Podcasts - Maureen Lewis, a clinical social worker who does psychotherapy, discusses the importance of mental health…
Market Trends Report – January & February 2021 January 18, 2021 Posted in: Market Trends - US and the World     2021 represents a new day.  With Covid numbers still at…
2021 Virtual March Classic Registration Now Open January 4, 2021 Posted in: News Releases - GUELPH, ON (January 4, 2021) – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province‘s largest commodity organization,…
Grain Farmers of Ontario Annual March Classic Will Be a Virtual Event In 2021 December 14, 2020 Posted in: News Releases - GUELPH, ON (December 14, 2020) – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province’s largest commodity organization,…
Carbon Tax on Food Production Not Sustainable December 11, 2020 Posted in: News Releases - December 11, 2020 (GUELPH, ON) – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province’s largest commodity organization,…
Grain Farmers of Ontario To Wind Down Wheat Pool and Wheat Contract Programs December 1, 2020 Posted in: News Releases - Guelph, ON – December 01, 2020 – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province’s largest commodity…
Grain Farmers Forgotten by the Agriculture Minister’s Proposal to the FPT November 30, 2020 Posted in: News Releases - Guelph, ON and LONGUEUIL, QC and MONCTON, NB – November 30, 2020 – TODAY, Atlantic Grain Council,…
Grain Farmers of Ontario Thanks the Ontario Government for Taking Leadership on Ethanol Mandate November 26, 2020 Posted in: News Releases - GUELPH, ON (November 26 2020) – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province’s largest commodity organization,…
Eastern Canadian Grain Farmers Ready for Risk Programs to be at 85 Percent Following FPT Meeting November 17, 2020 Posted in: News Releases - GUELPH, ON and LONGUEUIL, QC and MONCTON, NB (November 17, 2020) – TODAY, Atlantic Grain…
Ontario Government Includes Vital Support for Ontario Farmers in Latest Budget November 6, 2020 Posted in: News Releases - GUELPH, ON (November 6, 2020) – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province’s largest commodity organization,…
GrainTALK Episode 61: Dean Anderson, Markus Haerle October 30, 2020 Posted in: Podcasts - Don’t forget to think safety first during harvest. Dean Anderson, agriculture program manager with Workplace…
New Report Sends Warning about Ramifications of Lack of Farmer Support by Canadian Government October 22, 2020 Posted in: News Releases - GUELPH, ON and LONGUEUIL, QC and MONCTON, NB (October 22, 2020) – TODAY, Atlantic Grain Council,…
Grain Farmers of Ontario Recognizes Ontario Government and Greenfield Global Investment in Public Safety Initiative October 16, 2020 Posted in: News Releases - Ontario Corn Key to Medical-Grade Alcohol for Hand Sanitizer. GUELPH, ON (October 16, 2020) –…
Trudeau Government Must Fight for Farmers like they have for Aluminum and Steel Industries September 28, 2020 Posted in: News Releases - GUELPH, ON and LONGUEUIL, QC and MONCTON, NB (September 28, 2020) – TODAY Atlantic Grains Council,…
2021 Grains Innovation Fund now Accepting Applications September 22, 2020 Posted in: News Releases - GUELPH, ON (September 22, 2020) – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province‘s largest commodity organization,…
Clean Fuel Standard Misses the Mark on Biofuels September 18, 2020 Posted in: News Releases - Grain Farmers of Ontario opposed to land use restrictions, and seeks transparency on certification criteria…
2020 Annual General Meeting September 10, 2020 Posted in: GFO.ca Updates - This year the 2020 Grain Farmers of Ontario Annual General Meeting will be held virtually…
GrainTALK Episode 57: Tom Farfaras, Markus Haerle September 4, 2020 Posted in: Podcasts - We continue our 10th anniversary celebration with a conversation with Tom Farfaras, chief financial officer…
Grain Farmers of Ontario Welcomes Paul Hoekstra as Vice President, Strategic Development August 26, 2020 Posted in: News Releases - GUELPH, ON (August 26, 2020) – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province’s largest commodity organization,…
GrainTALK Episode 56: Dean Dias, Crosby Devitt August 21, 2020 Posted in: Podcasts - In this weeks episode we hear from Dean Dias, the new CEO of Cereals Canada…
Trudeau Government Needs to Protect Canada’s Food Supply During COVID-19 August 6, 2020 Posted in: News Releases - New Grain Farmers of Ontario ad campaign aimed at raising awareness food production issues and…
GrainTALK Episode 55: Todd Austin, Markus Haerle August 6, 2020 Posted in: Podcasts - We continue the celebration of Grain Farmers of Ontario's 10th anniversary with a conversation with…
Ontario Grain Farmers Cannot Compete With U.S. Farmers July 23, 2020 Posted in: News Releases - New study finds 61 per cent of farmers are concerned that their business will not…
Grain Farmers of Ontario Recognizes Ontario Government for Increase to Agriculture Support Programs July 16, 2020 Posted in: News Releases - GUELPH, ON (July 16, 2020) - Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province’s largest commodity organization,…
Ontario Grain Market Commentary, July 15, 2020 July 15, 2020 Posted in: Grain Market Commentary - Get the latest update on the Markets
GrainTALK Episode 53: Albert Tenuta, Markus Haerle July 10, 2020 Posted in: Podcasts - Albert Tenuta, field crop plant pathologist with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture Food and Rural…
GrainTALK: Insects of 2020 Webinar July 10, 2020 Posted in: Webinar - In this episode of GrainTALK we hear from Tracey Baute, Field Crop Entomologist with OMAFRA.…
Special Edition – Market Trends – USDA Report June 30, 2020 July 6, 2020 Posted in: Market Trends - US and World It is that time of year of rapid growth of crops across…
Grain Farmers of Ontario Announces Initial Prices for Wheat Pools June 15, 2020 Posted in: GFO.ca Updates, News Releases - GUELPH, ON (June 15, 2020) – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province’s largest commodity organization,…
Grain Farmers of Ontario BRM Ad Campaign – Frequently Asked Questions May 12, 2020 Posted in: GFO.ca Updates - Recently, Grain Farmers of Ontario launched an awareness campaign to shine a light on the…
AgriHR Toolkit January 14, 2020 Posted in: GFO.ca Updates - Grain Farmers of Ontario has recently partnered with the Canadian Agricultural Human Resources Council (CAHRC).…
Long-term strategic management of P and K: Phase Two July 29, 2021 Posted in: Research Projects - Principal Investigator: David Hooker1 and Horst Bohner2 Research Institution: University of Guelph1 and Ontario Ministry…

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