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Seeding is now active across most of the Prairies, but is running one to three weeks behind normal, leaving farmers eager to get seed in the ground as soon as possible.
May 16, 2013 6:28PM
Two new approvals have expanded the menu of crop protection products for Canadian potato growers.
May 16, 2013 5:46PM
Producers across Alberta are thoroughly taking advantage of warm, dry mid-May weather to catch up on seeding.
May 16, 2013 5:36PM
U.S. corn futures fell 1.4 per cent on Thursday on optimism over seeding progress and prospects for the new crop, while soybeans rose on tight U.S. supplies, traders said.
May 16, 2013 5:18PM
ICE Futures Canada canola contracts moved higher during the week ended May 15, with the largest gains in the old-crop July contract as tightening supplies and bullish technicals provided support.
May 15, 2013 6:17PM
Wheat futures on the Chicago Board of Trade fell 2.4 per cent to a two-week low on Wednesday in reaction to technical selling, a stronger U.S. dollar and lacklustre exports of U.S. grain, traders said.
May 15, 2013 6:05PM
Two weeks ago, the word on corn planting in southern Ontario was so limited it wasn't even expressed as a percentage, just as "a few acres" in the immediate area. The biweekly meeting of certified crop advisors and provincial ministry staff,...
May 14, 2013 6:44PM
Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) corn futures fell on Tuesday on profit-taking and expectations that U.S. farmers will make significant planting progress this week, traders said.
May 14, 2013 6:15PM
The Canadian Plant Technology Agency is warning unauthorized seed sellers and potential buyers to avoid trading in "common" seed for the Faller wheat variety.
May 14, 2013 4:15PM
A storied southeastern Saskatchewan tree nursery that played a central role in remediating the Prairies following the Dirty '30s and spawned countless shelterbelts across the region is getting a temporary reprieve.
May 14, 2013 7:10AM
Cash bids for Canada Western red spring (CWRS) wheat across Western Canada moved higher during the week ended Monday, as concerns over yield losses for the U.S. winter wheat crop and seeding delays in the northern U.S. and Canada provided...
May 14, 2013 6:48AM
In a ruling that drew sighs of relief from the biotechnology industry, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday that an Indiana farmer violated agribusiness company Monsanto's patent for a type of soybean.
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