GFO: Action needed on risk management

The Annual Conference of Federal, Provincial, and Territorial Agriculture Ministers and Deputy Ministers of Agriculture was held in Quebec City last week.

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Markus Haerle, chair of Grain Farmers of Ontario, attended the conference roundtable and reception to gain support for the ask we have put forward as part of the AgGrowth Coalition for immediate action on Business Risk Management programming.

Ernie Hardeman, Ontario’s minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, was asked to champion support for an immediate action on Business Risk Management programming that includes an immediate change to AgriStability coverage to 85% coverage with no reference margin limits. You can find out more about our election asks at

Grain Farmers of Ontario is hosting our next agronomy webinar on July 30, 2019 at 10 a.m. The webinar will focus on soil health and is an opportunity to gain a better understanding of best soil practices, cover crops, and what to do with unseeded acres.

To register for the webinar, visit