A new report from the George Morris Centre acknowledges ethanol’s impact on the availability of corn for livestock is minimal – in the short term
Local farm leader expects other industrial users of farm products to follow suit
Photo: Don McCabe
Statistics Canada predicts this year’s Ontario corn crop will be smaller than usual
While local and area farmers would benefit, Oshawa residents and civic leaders oppose the proposed waterfront plant, primarily for its location
Ontario’s corn expert recommends soil sampling
The plant anticipates buying 6,000 acres of local corn
‘We wanted to provide a platform for them to more easily buy more shares or sell some of their shares,’ says the chair of Integrated Grain Processors Co-operative Inc.
Report’s author sees benefits to ethanol production and potential for hungry countries to feed themselves
Expect new records to be set for corn acreage in Ontario. Meanwhile, sodden fields have little impact on province’s wheat crop
Greenfield Ethanol spokesman says Quebec sets the example for other jurisdictions
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