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Grain Farmers of Ontario is the province’s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario’s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean and wheat farmers. The crops they grow cover 6 million acres of farm land across the province, generate over $2.5 billion in farm gate receipts, result in over $9 billion in economic output and are responsible for over 40,000 jobs in the province. GrainTALK is our new way to communicate with our farmer-members about the news and issues that matter most.

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Grain Farmers of Ontario is the province’s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario’s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean and wheat farmers. The crops they grow cover 6 million acres of farm land across the province, generate over $2.5 billion in farm gate receipts, result in over $9 billion in economic output and are responsible for over 40,000 jobs in the province. GrainTALK is our new way to communicate with our farmer-members about the news and issues that matter most.

    GrainTALK Episode 70: Brendan Byrne, Crosby Devitt

    GrainTALK Episode 70: Brendan Byrne, Crosby Devitt

    Brendan Byrne, the new chair of Grain Farmers of Ontario’s Board of Directors, discusses his first few weeks, his plans for his term as chair, and important issues affecting grain farmers today. We also get an update from Crosby Devitt, CEO of Grain Farmers…

    • 23 min
    GrainTALK Episode 69: Marty Seymour and Brendan Byrne

    GrainTALK Episode 69: Marty Seymour and Brendan Byrne

    Marty Seymour, director of industry and stakeholder relations for Farm Credit Canada, discusses Canada Ag Day and how the agriculture industry has changed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. We also introduce our new chair of the Board of Directors, Brendan Byrne. Hosted…

    • 28 min
    Market Trends Report – February & March 2021

    Market Trends Report – February & March 2021

    US and the World      The grain world continues to simmer in the background as winter bares down on the great North American corn belt.  Cold weather continues to impact after a relatively benign January.  It has been an interesting journey for grain prices…

    • 12 min
    GrainTALK Episode 68: Jennifer Wright, Crosby Devitt

    GrainTALK Episode 68: Jennifer Wright, Crosby Devitt

    Jennifer Wright, senior HR Advisor at the Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council, discusses hiring and retaining employees on the farm. We also get an update from Crosby Devitt, CEO of Grain Farmers of Ontario. Hosted by Rachel Telford and Paige Miller.

    • 26 min
    GrainTALK Episode 67: Maureen Lewis, Crosby Devitt

    GrainTALK Episode 67: Maureen Lewis, Crosby Devitt

    Maureen Lewis, a clinical social worker who does psychotherapy, discusses the importance of mental health with a focus on seasonal affective disorder (SAD). We also get an update from Crosby Devitt, CEO of Grain Farmers of Ontario. Hosted by: Rachel Telford and Paige Miller.

    • 28 min
    Market Trends Report – January & February 2021

    Market Trends Report – January & February 2021

    US and the World     2021 represents a new day.  With Covid numbers still at extremely high levels, the world flexes to respond.  With vaccines here there is hope for better times ahead.  In the grain world January represents that time of renewal, although…

    • 12 min

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