Ontario Grain Farmer
The magazine of Grain Farmers of Ontario
SEPTEMBER 2014
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Combine maintenance
Tony Palermo
Proper grain storage
Rachel Telford
Tragedy results in education
Erin Calhoun
Similar but not the same
Blair Andrews
Palmer Amaranth
Edith Munro
Spring versus fall strip tillage
Melanie Epp
Soybean prices
Treena Hein
Representation for oat and barley
Meghan Burke
Common ground at IOPD conference
Jeanine Moyer
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The future of Ontario winter wheat
Erin Calhoun
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 September 2014

Combine maintenance
PREPARING FOR HARVEST
Tony Palermo

AFTER MONTHS OF watching the weather forecast, scouting for insects, and battling weeds, it’s time for harvest and the whole other set of worries that accompany this busy time of year. To help put your mind at ease over one aspect of the season —
Proper grain storage
“HOW MANY OF you have been in a bin and walked on grain?” asks Dr. Carol Jones.She raises her hand as she looks around the chair-filled equipment shed at the farmers and other grain handlers reluctantly nodding and raising their own
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Tragedy results in education
A TERRIBLE TRAGEDY in one family prompted an education day for farmers, grain elevator operators, and anyone working with or storing grain. In July, Lockie Farms Grain Elevator in Zephyr, Ontario hosted a Grain Safety Day in an effort to prevent
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