Darcy Herauf of Odessa, Sask., has a good memory for inputs. But he was glad to have electronic production records backing him up over the past year, when he sold some canola and flax to buyers who wanted very specific crop protection details.
The top pest vexing Canadian Prairie crop producers so far this growing season is the flea beetle, but cutworms aren’t far behind.
Canada's pea exports are strong right now, due in large part to the high price of soymeal prices. While strong, peas still offer a cheaper protein alternative to soymeal.
The 2017 FCC Farmland Values Report is out. Nationwide, values are up 8.4%. But what does that mean in your part of the country?
If you saw smoke on the horizon from a wildfire, would you be prepared with the necessary steps to protect your operation?
Field scouting and swift action are crucial for farmers to stay on top of problem weeds.
North America has developed into an island of higher price relative to offshore markets.
Seasoned farm realtor Tim Hammond knows producers are experiencing some sticker shock over the rising cost of farmland. And, earlier this year, he expected at least a few raised eyebrows from prospective buyers over the $22.4-million price tag on a 5,700-acre grain operation near Rosetown, Sask. that his company represented.
It’s a seller’s market for independent red wine grape growers in British Columbia.
As long as hot, dry conditions persist, wheat markets are trending higher.