Blaming the rising cost of construction work, Norwegian fertilizer producer Yara International has shelved its plans for expansion at its nitrogen plant in southern Saskatchewan.
Jun 18, 2013 6:22PM
U.S. corn futures rose on Tuesday, led by deferred contracts on technical buying and forecasts for potentially stressful hot weather in late June, traders said.
Jun 18, 2013 5:00PM
The initial harvests of winter barley and winter wheat have begun across southern Russia and Ukraine and are close to two weeks ahead of normal, encouraged by recent hot and dry weather.
Jun 18, 2013 4:51PM
Lentil acreage in southeastern Saskatchewan may be smaller than anticipated, as below-average planting conditions continue to hit the region.
Jun 17, 2013 5:45PM
Cash wheat bids across Western Canada moved lower during the week ended Monday, as declines in U.S. wheat futures and attention shifting to relatively favourable new-crop prospects weighed on values.
Jun 17, 2013 5:12PM
British Columbia's New Democrats have tapped a social worker turned politician as their new critic for agriculture, ahead of the legislature reconvening next week.
Jun 17, 2013 4:52PM
Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) corn futures leaped over two per cent on Monday, posting the biggest one-day advance in nearly a month on soaring cash corn markets and tight stocks of corn.
Jun 17, 2013 3:23PM
The unapproved genetically modified wheat that was discovered sprouting in Oregon appears to have been "a single isolated incident," U.S. agricultural officials said on Friday in their most detailed description yet of their ongoing...
Jun 14, 2013 7:45PM
U.S. wheat futures settled at the lowest level in more than two months on Friday as harvest advanced in the southern Plains, while new-crop corn and soybean futures eased on ideal growing conditions for the young crops.
Jun 14, 2013 7:22PM
Iran has ramped up its campaign to import wheat, buying more than 800,000 tonnes in two weeks in what some traders said was a drive to ensure adequate supplies for a possibly tense period after Friday's election.
Jun 14, 2013 3:44PM