NEWS
Guest Editorial
Philip Shaw DTN Columnist
Fri Aug 31, 2012 07:02 AM CDT

Getting into the head of Ontario farmers can be intriguing. I have had that opportunity over the last 3 days as I just completed a 3-day, 5 event speaking tour with Farm Credit Canada. They had asked me to become part of their learning series earlier this spring and that culminated with a tour through southern Ontario talking about grain prices. I visited Essex, Florence, Tillsonburg, Listowel, and Walkerton, Ontario. I surely also got my eyes opened with the damage to the Ontario crop. The drought in 2012 certainly took no prisoners.

It is interesting speaking about the grains when ...

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