Grain Farmers of Ontario and Grain Growers of Quebec Request an Immediate Meeting with Federal Ministers to Discuss Propane Stoppage

Guelph, ON (November 20, 2019) – Grain Farmers of Ontario and Producteurs de Grains du Québec/Grain Growers of Quebec are requesting to meet with the federal Minister of Agriculture, Marie-Claude Bibeau, and Minister of Transport, Marc Garneau, immediately to address the urgent need to resume the delivery of propane.

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Ontario Grain Market Commentary, Wednesday November 20, 2019

Commodity Period Price Weekly Movement
Corn CBOT Dec 3.66¾  ↓8½ cents  
Soybeans CBOT Jan 9.05  ↓ 10¼ cents  
Wheat CBOT Dec 5.15½  ↑6½ cents  
Wheat Minn. Dec 5.01¼  ↓14 cents  
Wheat Kansas Dec 4.26 ↑ 1¼ cents  
Oats CBOT Dec 3.13¾  ↑ 8¼ cents  
         
Canadian $ Dec 0.7514  ↓ 31 points
 
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Grain Farmers of Ontario Urges Canadian Government to Settle CN Dispute

Difficult harvest cannot withstand disruptions.

Guelph, ON (November 19, 2019) – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province‘s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario‘s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean, and wheat farmers, today expresses grave concerns with the CN strike and its impact on grain farmers in Ontario. Transport Minister Marc Garneau and Labour Minister Patty Hajdu must be more proactive in bringing this dispute to an end before it impacts one of Canada‘s largest economic sectors – agriculture, which is already suffering.

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