GUELPH, ON (October 20, 2016) – The 2017 District Meeting schedule is now available. Meetings will be held across the province from January 6 through January 20, 2017. For more information and the full schedule, visit the District Meetings page.
GUELPH, ON (September 20, 2016) – Grain Farmers of Ontario has released its call for research proposals for funding in 2017. Investment in research is a long-term strategic initiative of Grain Farmers of Ontario.
GUELPH, ON (September 13, 2016) – Grain Farmers of Ontario has released its call for proposals for the 2017 Grains Innovation Fund.
GUELPH, ON (August 31, 2016) – Grain Farmers of Ontario farmer-members are already familiar with SellSmart, the popular grain pricing app. As of August 31, SellSmart users are invited to download the latest update and enjoy new features, improved functionality, and a refined interface.
GUELPH, ON (July 20, 2016) – Ontario’s bees overwintered well this past year, as losses of only 18% were reported by the Canadian Association of Professional Apiculturists yesterday.
GUELPH, ON (July 19, 2016) – Grain Farmers of Ontario is pleased to announce Nicole Mackellar, as the recipient of the 2017 Grain Farmers of Ontario sponsored Nuffield Scholarship. Mackellar plans to use the scholarship to study the possibilities for branding of commodities that are further processed into ingredients.
Letter: Grain Farmers of Ontario Chair Mark Brock to the Honourable Jeff Leal, Minister, Agriculture and Rural Affairs (July 18, 2016)
GUELPH, ON (July 18, 2016) – Ontario's grain and oilseed sector is poised for growth. Growth in the grain and oilseed sector will increase jobs and economic activity in rural areas that depend on farming and provide a greater contribution to Canada's GDP.
An Agricultural Policy Framework (APF) designed to provide strategic investments in Ontario grain and oilseed farming will help farmers realize these economic opportunities for Canada and support grain and oilseed farmers' contributions to Canada's climate change goals.
GUELPH, ON (July 11, 2016) – Grain Farmers of Ontario and SGS Canada Inc. unveiled the Grains Analytical Testing Laboratory during a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday, July 11. Grain industry professionals from across Ontario were in attendance to mark the historic occasion.
Special ribbon cutting ceremony and tours of Canada's first private commercial grains analytical testing lab
MEDIA ADVISORY – GUELPH, ON (July 6, 2016)
Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province's largest commodity organization, and SGS Canada Inc., the world's leading company in testing, inspection and certification, will be opening the first private commercial grains analytical testing facility for cereal crops. This is the first time in Canada a producer organization and private company joined to develop a laboratory of this nature.
GUELPH, ON (June 9, 2016) – Grain Farmers of Ontario is pleased to announce the initial payments and pool return outlook (PRO) for the six wheat pools managed by the Wheat Marketing team.
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