In this edition - November 16, 2018
Even though farmers may be late wrapping up harvest, there’s still a bit more work to do before parking equipment for the winter.
Ontario’s corn producers say they are in crisis mode. Despite reaching record yields of as much as 220 bushels per acre, they’re also facing uncommonly high mould levels that are forcing elevators to reject their deliveries.
Big crops and India government policy weighed heavily on pulse crop markets over the past year. While it may be premature to suggest a turn of market fortune, a small spark of life to the price outlook may be starting.
Price swings in the pork industry may limit traditional exports, but CETA, CPTPP and other factors give Canadian producers greater access to diverse markets than their competitors enjoy.
As the age of the average farmers increases, some choose to keep farming for as long as they can.
The head of Nutrien Ltd. says the company has enough room for potash expansion in Saskatchewan that it doesn't make sense to invest in expanding production in costlier regions.
When it comes to antibiotic use in the beef industry, most of the attention is focused on the feedlot sector.
Ontario growers, experts in identity-preserved crops, are waiting for market demand to drive processing capacity for the value-added crops.