Ontario Grain Farmer
The magazine of Grain Farmers of Ontario
JUNE/JULY 2017
FEATURES
Uncertainty for U.S. agriculture
Edith Munro
Market opportunities in China
Erin Calhoun
The sustainability supply chain
Michael Buttenham
Better future for subsistence farmers
Marika Li
Project Canaan
Megan Veldman
Breaking new ground in Alaska
Melanie Epp
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE
Same, same but different
Meghan Burke
Leading through change
Rachel Telford
The WBC problem
Shawn Brenneman
WBC 101: ID and control
Tracey Baute, Art Schaafsma, and Jocelyn Smith
Instagram ambassadors
Good in Every Grain
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Agricultural growth
FROM THE CEO'S DESK
GFO Newsletter for June/July 2017
GET THE LATEST NEWS FROM GRAIN FARMERS OF ONTARIOGET THE LATEST
Market side: Futures trading basics
LESSON 28: TECHNICAL ANALYSIS
Cropside: Corn stand checkup
AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTSAGRON
Business side: Life insurance
CONVERSATIONS WITH BUSINESS EXPERTS
WEB SPECIAL
Update: 2017 ASA DuPont Young Leader
DUPONT YOUNG LEADER PROGRAM
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Public Outreach

Stay up to date on the agricultural industry’s efforts to connect with our larger consumer audience. Programs and projects that promote understanding and support of farming among non-farmers are highlighted in this section.


Instagram ambassadors
By: Good in Every Grain
June/July 2017

GRAIN FARMERS OF ONTARIO’S newest group of Good Grain Farmers will be taking over the Good In Every Grain Instagram account this year. From April 2 Read More
Instagram ambassadors
By: Good in Every Grain
June/July 2017

GRAIN FARMERS OF ONTARIO’S newest group of Good Grain Farmers will be taking over the Good In Every Grain Instagram account this year. From April 2 Read More
GFO Newsletter for June/July 2017
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June/July 2017

GRAIN FARMERS OF ontario announces vice presidentGrain Farmers of Ontario is pleased to announce that Crosby Devitt will be joining the Read More
Project Canaan
By: Megan Veldman
June/July 2017

IN 2016, I had the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to volunteer with Heart for Africa at Project Canaan. This faith-based, non-profit public charity Read More
Better future for subsistence farmers
By: Marika Li
June/July 2017

LIFE AS A subsistence farmer in the remote, mountainous communities of Nepal comes with unique challenges, such as seed shortages, sloped fields, Read More
Celebrating plant science
By: Amy Petherick
April/May 2017

THERE’S A TRICK to selling real, good news in the ‘fake news’ and the ‘if it’s on the internet it must be true’ world we are living in. Not that Read More
Grains in Action
By: Maegan MacKimmie
April/May 2017

HOW ARE CROPS used after they leave the farm?This was the question answered during a four-day journey that 26 young agricultural leaders took in Read More
Grains in Action
By: Maegan MacKimmie
April/May 2017

HOW ARE CROPS used after they leave the farm?This was the question answered during a four-day journey that 26 young agricultural leaders took in Read More
GFO Newsletter for April/May 2017
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April/May 2017

PRODUCTION INSURANCE — NEW FORAGE SEEDING Production insurance coverage is now available for an expanded range of crops, including brassica, Read More
Hunting on farmland
By: Treena Hein
April/May 2017

IN 2015, 23,000 people took the Ontario Hunter Education Course, according to the provincial Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (OMNRF), and Read More
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