Western Canada’s harvest weather has been far less than ideal after an already challenging growing season.
A new program aims to fill the gap left by retiring veterinarians in large or mixed animal practices.
Tightening North American flaxseed supply maintains an island of higher price here, while the offshore market is discounted.
A dry growing season has left Prairie farmers with variable crop yields and scrambling to make up for feed supply shortfalls.
Record corn and soybean harvests are forecasted in some parts of southern Ontario after a dramatic turnaround in growing conditions through August.
Canada is not in need of rationing supply at this time, nor expected to be in such a position this year.
2018 Cattle prices have been strong so far. It's expected the fall run will see more cattle moving to market due to limited feed stocks.
Dry conditions across the country means many livestock producers are in a tough spot when it comes to grazing.
Production estimates from Statistics Canada indicate increased barley production compared with 2017, while production of canola, wheat, soybeans, corn and oats are all expected to decline relative to last year.
Winter wheat acres in western Canada are in danger of remaining at historically low levels while Ontario seedings could be on the rise.