Beneficial insects offer growers a major helping hand in controlling pests and weeds, experts say.
Two ancient grains from South America have been grown in small quantities in Quebec with promising results, the researchers and companies behind the initiatives say.
The August USDA supply/demand report highlighted larger than expected American crop production which sent a shudder through the grain markets.
Hot, dry Prairie conditions aren’t likely to change in the weeks and months ahead, weather experts predict.
Parts of Ontario are experiencing a summer with wide swings in precipitation levels this year, says a provincial agronomist.
Dry weather remains a concern in nearly every major wheat region this year, a situation that started slowly in 2018 and turned more serious as Europe's problems became more well-known.
Beware salvaging weather-stressed and damaged crops for feed as nitrate accumulation could have dire health consequences for ruminant livestock, experts say.
Soil organic matter decline is long-standing issue on farms across the country. The more widespread adoption of cover crops, however, is helping to reverse the trend.
A multitude of factors both at home and around the globe are currently at play giving strength to domestic feed barley prices.
Veteran Saskatchewan grain producer Kleven MacDougall says it’s both physically and mentally exhausting to manually control switches on booms when spraying for disease control.