Farmers need to get their story out to the public.
Grain Farmers of Ontario has finalized its research priorities for the coming year and is now welcoming proposals for research conducted in corn, soybeans, or wheat for funding in 2015.
Ontario politicians are heading back to the legislature for the fall sitting, and the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) has a full lineup of work to accomplish with the 107 MPPs representing our province.
There seems to be a wide divergence between what people think about agriculture and what they think about farming.
Of particular note are the comments on the role of the Local Food Act and the plight of the pollinator in building a more sustainable agriculture sector.
The Agricultural Management Institute, in partnership with the Grain Farmers of Ontario, is testing the business savvy of Ontario corn and soybean farmers with the Most Profitable Acre Challenge.
Agriculture fuels Ontario’s economy
Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner Gord Miller recently released his 2013/14 report to the legislature titled Managing New Challenges.
The CFFO is taking on the challenge of job creation within the agriculture sector.
Farmers owe their livelihoods to a six-inch layer of topsoil, sunshine and rain.