Why it's paramount for calves to have dry spaces
Record levels of snow in parts of the country are putting corrals and pastures in a messy situation as farmers and ranchers deal with the big melt at the same time as calving season.
Mar 15, 2018
Early 2019 expected to bring El Niño-like weather
Signs of El Niño are appearing around the globe. For Canadians, it could mean a warmer winter in the months ahead.
Jan 09, 2019
Where are the winter blues?
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.
Jan 23, 2019
In search of an accurate weather forecast
Most people, especially farmers and ranchers have a go-to for weather forecasts, but few know how they’re derived.
Nov 01, 2018
World weather impacts ag markets
With winter weather settling in across Canada, it’s nice to think about the weather in warmer climes. This week we will look at the conditions in Australia and South America.
Feb 07, 2019
Russian weather may damage winter wheat
Cold temperatures in North America are expected to continue through to the end of February. Russia, meanwhile, is experiencing mild temperatures, which could impact winter wheat crops.
Feb 21, 2019
Early start to spring predicted for Prairie areas
Most Canadian Prairie farmers can expect a dry start to spring.
Feb 28, 2019
Early European spring brings frost risk for emerging crops
Cold conditions in North America have delayed development of winter wheat crops, but parts of Europe are getting an early start to the growing season, boosting early season development of crops.
Mar 07, 2019
Beware of these early grazing pitfalls
Cattle producers low on feed may be more tempted to put their cattle out on pasture as soon as the snow melts, but experts warn that comes with repercussions to both plant and animal health.
Mar 14, 2019
Weed experts watching spring melt conditions
Mother Nature is throwing another curve ball this spring at weed forecasts, thanks to appreciable snowfall in some parts of the country’s farming areas that may spark flooding.
Mar 14, 2019