Ontario Grain Farmer
The magazine of Grain Farmers of Ontario
MARCH 2017
FEATURES
Farming the Great Clay Belt
Tony Palermo
A sustainable nutrient plan
Michael Buttenham
Late nitrogen insights
Greg Stewart
Go slower, spray more
Dr. Jason Deveau and Dr. Tom Wolf
Managing resistance
Erin Calhoun
Midwestern crop threat
Edith Munro
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE
Emerging corn diseases
Edith Munro
Crown rust in oats
Melanie Epp
Citizen scientists
Tony Palermo
Experiences from the Field
Joey Sabljic
IN EVERY ISSUE
Issues that matter
From the CEO's desk
Market side: Futures trading basics
LESSON 26: TECHNICAL ANALYSIS
Business side: Insuring the business
CONVERSATIONS WITH BUSINESS EXPERTS
GFO Newsletter for March 2017
GET THE LATEST NEWS FROM GRAIN FARMERS OF ONTARIO
Cropside: Perennial sow-thistle
AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS
WEB SPECIAL
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Marketing

Marketing your crop well is nearly as important as growing your crop well. This section of the Ontario Grain Farmer magazine provides important market intelligence and insight that helps improve your bottom line.


Business side: Insuring the business
By: Larry Nickel, Heartland Farm Mutual Vice President, Underwriting, Sales and Distribution
March 2017

BUSINESS SIDE WITH...LARRY Nickel, Heartland Farm Mutual Vice President, Underwriting, Sales and Distribution(J.M.) INSURANCE IS AN Read More
Business side: On-farm fire prevention
By: Jim Zyta, Vice President Loss Prevention and Risk Assessment Specialist with Heartland Farm Mutual, Waterloo, ON
February 2017

BUSINESS SIDE WITH...JIM Zyta, Vice President Loss Prevention and Risk Assessment Specialist with Heartland Farm Mutual, Waterloo, O(J.M.) Read More
Barley intensification
By: Jeff Robinson with Amy Petherick
January 2017

AT THE 2016 harvest, we saw much less barley come to market in the Guelph area. Many Ontario barley growers were down on average yields, but there Read More
Ontario corn into 2017
By: Phillip Shaw
January 2017

FOR ONTARIO CORN producers, the marketing challenge ahead is great. The story in the grains sector is one of great surpluses. In 2016, American Read More
Marketing wheat
By: Stephen Kell
January 2017

ONE OF THE more significant market influencers in the Ontario wheat business is that 2016’s big crop is going to leave a large carry out of old crop Read More
2015-2016 market review
By: Blair Andrews
January 2017

WHEN LOOKING BACK at the last marketing year for corn, soybean, and wheat crops, the predictions for large grain supplies to weigh heavily on the Read More
Business side: Negotiating on the farm
By: Dr. Megan McKenzie, conflict specialist and co-author of Farming’s In-Law Factor
January 2017

BUSINESS SIDE WITH...DR. Megan McKenzie, conflict specialist and co-author of Farming’s In-Law Factor(J.M) WHAT ARE NEGOTIATION Read More
Global economic factors
By: Matthew Pot
January 2017

THE RAPIDLY CHANGING peaks and valleys of commodity markets can be difficult to navigate at the best of times. Throw global economic factors (or Read More
Business side: Financial advisors
By: Jeanine Moyer
December 2016

BUSINESS SIDE WITH...DEAN Owen, Financial Advisor, Cherry Financial Services Inc., Saskatoon, SK  (J.M.) WHAT MAKES A GOOD Read More
Business side: Value added
By: Jeanine Moyer
November 2016

ONTARIO GRAIN FARMERS grow millions of tonnes of grain. Value added at the farm level isn’t the answer to marketing all of our production, but it Read More
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