Guests: Alex Sanders, M.Sc. candidate, University of Guelph; Markus Haerle, Chair, Grain Farmers of Ontario. Hosted by Maegan MacKimmie and Rachel Telford.
Grain Farmers of Ontario is the province’s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario’s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean and wheat farmers. The crops they grow cover 6 million acres of farm land across the province, generate over $2.5 billion in farm gate receipts, result in over $9 billion in economic output and are responsible for over 40,000 jobs in the province.