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AUGUST 2016
FEATURES
Investing in oats
Rachel Telford
Ontario crop update
Erin Calhoun
#grainbugs
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The cost of politics
A message from Grain Farmers of Ontario
U.S. grain crop update
Edith Munro
The resistance movement
Edith Munro
Fall burndown
Treena Hein
Farm it like you own it
Jeanine Moyer
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE
Struggling to adopt cap and trade
Amy Petherick
Heat warning
Christina Franc
Renewable resources
Owen Roberts
An agvocacy lesson
Rachel Telford
IN EVERY ISSUE
An uncertain future
FROM THE CEO'S DESK
Market side: Futures trading basics
LESSON 19: TECHNICAL ANALYSIS, CHARTING
GFO Newsletter for August 2016
GET THE LATEST NEWS FROM GRAIN FARMERS OF ONTARIO
Cropside: Have you forgotten about SCN?
AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS
Business side: Farmland rental agreements
CONVERSATIONS WITH BUSINESS EXPERTS
Future of grain
HIGHLIGHTING THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY IN GRAIN PRODUCTION AND UTILIZATION
Research roundup
FIND OUT WHAT'S NEW IN THE WORLD OF RESEARCH
WEB SPECIAL
Weed poll
RESULTS SHOW NEW – AND WORRISOME – TRENDS
Duelling priorities
DEVELOPING NEW OAT LINES FOR ONTARIO PROVES CHALLENGING
PREVIOUS ISSUES
Investing in oats
FIRST FUNDED RESEARCH PROJECT UNDERWAY
Rachel Telford

THE FIRST OAT research project funded by Grain Farmers of Ontario is underway. After the organization took on representation of oats in 2015, the research department broadened its yearly call for proposals to include oat projects that would address
Duelling priorities
MILLING QUALITY IS king when it comes to oat. While farmers look for disease resistance, standability, and big yields, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s (AAFC’s) oat breeder Weikai Yan has to first ensure a new line of oat produces the plump,
Updates from @GrainFarmerMag


#grainbugs
GRAIN FARMERS OF ONTARIO asked farmer-members to document their experiences planting without neonicotinoids this spring. This feedback is being used to measure how the neonicotinoid regulations are impacting agriculture in Ontario. Here is a
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