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A wheat crop in progress on May 24, 2016 north of London, Ont. (Ralph Pearce photo)

Grain Farmers of Ontario to wind down wheat pool

Programs to end after 2020 marketing year

The remnants of Ontario farmers’ former single wheat marketing desk are set to disappear at the end of the 2020 crop marketing year. Grain Farmers of Ontario, which inherited the pooling system from one of its heritage organizations, the Ontario Wheat Producers’ Marketing Board, announced Tuesday it will wind down its wheat pool and its […] Read more

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Guide for marketing crops and livestock updated

Agricultural Marketing Guide outlines marketing basics, managing risks, and ways to get more value from crops or livestock

Reading Time: 1 minute Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development has recently updated the Agricultural Marketing Guide. “This guide is for all farm managers, agribusinesses and anyone who deals with farmers or needs a better understanding of farm product marketing,” said Jennifer Stoby, market analyst for agriculture inputs. For example, under the grain- and oilseed-marketing section there is information on […] Read more