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Agriculture is the new steel at Port of Hamilton

Since 2009, the amount of grain and fertilizer moving through the Port of Hamilton has more than doubled to 1.7 million tonnes in 2015, making up the volume lost to the steel industry, the port says. Agriculture now accounts for about 18 per cent of the port’s volume. >> Read full article

GFO represented on Barley Council of Canada board

Grain Farmers of Ontario vice-chair Markus Haerle is one of two new directors of the Barley Council of Canada, following its recent annual general meeting. >> Read full article

Summit addresses ag labour shortages

Agriculture and agri-food labour shortage issues are the focus of the Growing the AgriWorkforce Summit being held March 14-16, 2016 at the Fairmont Hotel in Winnipeg. >> Read full article

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Managing overwintering corn

There are years when it can be extremely difficult for farmers to harvest some of their corn acres. Excessive rainfall during the harvest period may result in fields that are too wet to be combined. In other years, cooler-than-normal weather during the growing season can result in high grain corn moisture levels and prohibitively high drying costs. In this case, farmers may opt to harvest the corn in spring, leaving it to dry down naturally to reduce drying costs. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

Eastern Ontario Crop Conference

Feb. 18, 2016
Location: North Grenville Municipal Centre, Kemptville, Ont. >> More Info

Innovative Farmers Association of Ontario Annual Conference

Feb. 23-24, 2016
Location: London, Ont. >> More Info


Feb. 24-26, 2016
Location: Exhibition Park, Lethbridge, Alta. >> More Info