Thanks for tuning into this Tuesday edition of the radio show. You’ll hear from: Garrett Ganden, CEO of Rocky Mountain Equipment, on their privatization just before Christmas and what it means for customers; Crosby Devitt, CEO of Grain Farmers of Ontario, and the eastern Canadian perspective on the Responsible Grain code of practice; A product… Read More

Grain Farmers of Ontario has named Crosby Devitt to serve as chief executive officer as of April 1, 2020. Devitt will replace retiring CEO, Barry Senft. Ontario’s largest commodity organization, representing 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean, and wheat farmers, says Devitt was the successful candidate following a five-month CEO search. “The CEO search brought forward… Read More

Grain Farmers of Ontario has hired Marty Vermey for the role of senior agronomist, the commodity group announced. Vermey joins Grain Farmers of Ontario with experience in agronomy, research, product development, marketing and management roles with seed and crop protection businesses. He also has hands-on experience as a farmer and knowledge of production agriculture and… Read More

Almost 36 hours after leaving New Zealand, we arrived in Amsterdam at 6:00 am February 25th.  We took a train to Rotterdam, then a bus to our hotel where we met up with all of the 2012 Nuffield Scholars.  Over the past 3 days, I’ve gotten to know farmers from the UK, Ireland, France, India,… Read More

Crosby Devit is currently travelling completing his Nuffield Scholarship.  You can check out more of his trip by checking out Crosby’s blog or by reading his blog posts on RealAgriculture.com. At the time of writing I am in the Hong Kong airport, on my way from New Zealand to the Netherlands.  We wrapped up a great… Read More

In agriculture we are always looking for different uses of the commodities that we produce.  Farmers continue to try and diversify the uses of their products with the help of researchers. Ethanol and bio -diesel are good examples of this but it does just end with bio-fuels.  Along with several other stakeholders, the Grain Farmers… Read More

 

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