India’s surprise 50 per cent import duty on field peas will likely mean a shift of global supply/demand and reduced dependency on Indian exports.
Scores of cattle producers will need to offset the impacts of this year’s poor pasture conditions and feed shortages in parts of the Prairies.
The value chain that serves and includes primary producers must be strong if the sector as a whole is to succeed. With that in mind, the Rural Ontario Institute has produced a collection it calls the Rural Ontario Foresight Papers. They explore particular topics that reflect the challenges and opportunities for rural and northern Ontario.
Lentil and edible pea market prospects remain in an uncertain trade relationship with India. Canaryseed market is stagnant, while mustard is on the rise.
Staying on top of a cattle herd is a 24-hour a day task, especially in areas where predators are frequently on the prowl with an appetite for livestock.
A newly-formed Ontario association of custom farm-work contractors plans to spread the news about the services their members offer.
Elevator prices this year for spring wheat are focused on protein levels with immense pockets of variability.
Virtual reality technology will allow producers to check on their farm and diagnose problems from anywhere. It can also provide visual farm equipment manuals, as well as give city folk an opportunity to tour a farm.
There are pros and cons to incorporating a farm. Three experts weigh in on whether or not it’s something that should be considered.
Some farm families took a chance moving to another part of Canada to start fresh; despite challenges, their new operations are thriving.