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ON THE COVER Reliability, innovation, and trust Rachel Telford 2018 CANADIAN GLOBAL CROPS SYMPOSIUM 6 FEATURES PHOTOGRAPHY CREDITS Page 14,15 John Malott Page 16 Art McElroy Page 20 Istvan Rajcan Page 24 Jocelyn Smith, Tracey Baute Page 28 Adam Vanderloo Page 30 Sarah Singla 4 10 12 14 16 ALSO IN THIS ISSUE JUNE/JULY 2018 volume 9, number 8 ONTARIO GRAIN FARMER is published 10 times a year (January, February, March, April/May, June/July, August, September, October, November, and December) through Grain Farmers of Ontario. Distribution is to all Ontario barley, corn, oat, soybean, and wheat farmer-members. Associate Membership Subscription available upon request. Views and opinions expressed in this magazine are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the policies of Grain Farmers of Ontario. Seek professional advice before undertaking any recommendations or suggestions presented in this magazine. PUBLICATIONS MAIL AGREEMENT NO. 40065283. Returnundeliverable items to Grain Farmers of Ontario, 679 Southgate Drive, Guelph, ON N1G 4S2. © Grain Farmers of Ontario all rights reserved. Publisher: Grain Farmers of Ontario, Phone: 1-800-265-0550, Website: www.gfo.ca ; Managing Editor: Rachel Telford; Production Co-ordinator: Kim Ratz; Advertising Sales Representative: Don Carruthers. From the CEO’s desk TRADING OBSERVATIONS Selling Canadian soybeans in Asia Lois Harris Protecting the Canadian brand Brenna Mahoney From grain to glass Joey Sabljic Advances in oat breeding A.R. McElroy and M.S. McElroy Managing successful field research Slow to download Edith Munro IN EVERY ISSUE 26 24 Western Bean Cutworm Tracey Baute, Art Schaafsma, Jocelyn Smith Compaction action Ian McDonald and Alex Barrie, OMAFRA Sustainable relationships Michael Buttenham Building healthy soils Melanie Epp Leadership for tomorrow Rachel Telford 13 18 34 25 9 Market side GRAIN MARKETING LESSONS Business side CONVERSATIONS WITH BUSINESS EXPERTS GFO newsletter THE LATEST NEWS FROM GRAIN FARMERS OF ONTARIO Crop side AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM CROP SPECIALISTS Good in Every Grain UPDATES ON OUR CAMPAIGN 28 20 30 32 22