Solid yield levels and above average durum wheat quality created a price grind for durum wheat.
With a labour market shortage leaving thousands of farm-related jobs empty, Canadian farmers are turning to temporary foreign workers. The latest figures show international workers made up 12 per cent of the national agricultural workforce.
Peter Pauls, a plant agriculture professor at the University of Guelph, is holding two clear plastic bags about the size of sandwich bags, filled with colourful cranberry beans, also called romano beans. They’re a nutritious and lucrative niche crop, originally from South America.
Cash flaxseed prices holding up consistently amid tighter Canadian inventory, but price upside may be limited.
Even if it is a relatively warm winter, there is still the potential for cold outbreaks to bring on the winter blues. Despite the recent return of cold temperatures, the overall impact of the weather has been positive for the agricultural sector this winter.
Not every year will be rough for forage crops and pastures like 2018.
The death of an owner or divorce can have devastating effects on farm businesses, in some cases wiping away generations of accumulated equity.
Canadian pulse markets struggled this past year due to restrictive trade policies, notably from the key market India. But the edible pea market seems to be turning higher on new opportunities.
Producer Cynthia Beck, a suicide intervention responder in rural Saskatchewan, explains how being proactive and facing challenges as they arise can help manage the impact of continual change in our lives.
Producer Cynthia Beck, a suicide intervention responder in rural Saskatchewan, says reducing stress can start with simply taking a moment to stop what you’re doing and appreciate the legacy you’re building for yourself and your family.