Ontario Grain Marketing Commentary, April 1, 2020

COMMODITY PERIOD PRICE WEEKLY MOVEMENT
Corn CBOT May     3.34¾   ↓ 13 ¾ cents  
Soybeans CBOT May     8.62¾     ↓ 18 ¾ cents  
Wheat CBOT May     5.50¼   ↓  29 ¾ cents  
Wheat Minn. May     5.24½   ↓  13 cents  
Wheat Kansas May     4.75   ↓ 26 cents  
Oats CBOT May     2.60¼   ↓ 5 ¾ cents  
         
Canadian $ Mar     0.7029  ↓ 19 points  
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Grain Farmers of Ontario Thanks the Provincial Government for Recognizing Agriculture as an Essential Service

GUELPH, ON (March 24, 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 Government of Ontario and Premier Doug Ford for acknowledging agriculture, including farms and businesses that support farming, as an essential service.

Grain Farmers of Ontario would also like to congratulate Premier Ford on his leadership throughout this public health crisis.

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COVID-19 Update – Letter to Members

Good afternoon,

As global reaction to the COVID-19 crisis continues to unfold, we want to ensure our members know the work we are doing on their behalf.

On Friday, Grain Farmers of Ontario worked in collaboration with provincial and federal groups to reach out to both levels of government (links below). It is imperative that we reach out quickly with defined asks and recommendations. For members looking to help, we have some requests below.

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