2016 Great Ontario Yield Tour

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Yield Tour Events

The 2016 Great Ontario Yield Tour will be holding a PR Tour as well as two Private Events that are available by invitation only.

Western Ontario Event

The 2016 Great Ontario Yield Tour Final Event will be held in Woodstock, Ontario on September 1, 2016 from 8am – 5:30pm.

This event is by invitation only, and will include demos, clinics, and guest speakers as well as a special thank you gift to the first 250 attendees that participate in the demos.

  • John Deere Precision Ag Clinic
  • John Deere Combine Clinic
  • Case IH Combine Clinic
  • Michelin, Tire Craft, Case IH Compaction Demo
  • South West Ag Partners - VERITAS Cam Sullivan “Sustainable Cropping Systems”
  • Alpine Fertility Demo
  • Maizex – “The beginning versus the end in corn yield. Why the end matters?”
  • BASF – “Building & Protecting Yield” - Rob Miller
  • 2016 Great Ontario Yield Tour Results
  • Grain Market & Basis Outlook – Moe Agostino, Farms.com Risk Management
  • “The quest for high yield corn and soybean”, Fred Below
  • Expert Agronomy Panel Discussion

A light breakfast & BBQ Rib lunch will be provided.

If you have not received an invitation and would like additional information please contact Moe Agostino at moe.agostino@farms.com.


Eastern Ontario Event

The First event that will take place as part of the 2016 Great Ontario Yield Tour will be held in Winchester, Ontario on August 25th, 2016 from 5pm – 8pm.

This event is by invitation only, and is our way of showing our gratitude to all of those who have helped us along the tour. A BBQ Rib Dinner will be provided to all invited guests and will be followed by an Expert Panel Discussion where attendees can learn about the findings on the tour, yield ranges & outlook, as well as share their own observations.


PR Tour – Moe Agostino & Greg Stewart

Follow Moe Agostino, Chief Commodity Strategist with Farms.com Risk Management and Greg Stewart, Agronomy Expert with Maizex as they travel across the province of Ontario to assess the current state of the corn & soybean crops with the goal of predicting the size of the 2016 crops and to provide grain and basis marketing recommendations for Ontario farmers.

Local farmers are invited to reach out to Moe & Greg to become part of the tour. By completing this Volunteer Application Form you may be chosen for an interview & to be featured in the wrap up video for your region. A team may also visit your farm to take corn and soybean samples. Local media representatives are also encouraged to reach out to Moe & Greg for interviews. Media can contact Moe Agostino via email at moe.agostino@farms.com or via cell phone 519-871-2134 to arrange interviews.

PR Tour Dates & Locations

Day 1
August 15
Day 2
August 16
Day 3
August 17
Day 4
August 18
Day 5
August 19
Day 6
August 22
Day 7
August 23
Kawartha Lakes
Day 8
August 24
Prince Edward
Lennox & Addington
Day 9
August 25
Leeds & Grenville
Eastern Event 5pm-8pm
Winchester, Ontario
Day 10
August 26
Stormont, Dundas, Glengarry
Prescott & Russell
Sept 1st Western Event 8am-5:30pm
Woodstock, Ontario


2016 Ontario Yield Tour

Platinum Sponsors
BASF CASE IH John Deere GreenField Global Palmerston Grain South West Ag Partners Veritas

Silver Sponsors
Better Farming Michelin Tirecraft

Bronze Sponsors
Collins Barrow Penta

Deveron Weather INnovations Consulting LP

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