In this edition - February 2, 2018

Canadian grain and oilseed plantings to rise 4% to new record

The planted area for grains and oilseeds in Canada is expected to reach 28.1 million hectares in the 2018/19 crop year, a 4% rise on 2017/18, according to forecasts by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.


Beef cattle check-off to more than double this year 

Beef producers across Canada could see a stronger industry in the near future, as many provinces have opted to increase their beef cattle check-off from $1 to $2.50 per head this spring.


Six tips for better flax agronomy

Increase flax yields with new genetics and the latest agronomy recommendations 


Allison Finnamore


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