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Pulse weekly outlook: Chickpea production expected up in 2021

MarketsFarm — Following an expected 11.4 per cent drop in Saskatchewan’s chickpea harvest this year, provincial pulse specialist Dale Risula is expecting an increase in 2021. In Statistics Canada’s most recent field crop report, issued last week, chickpea production in Saskatchewan was estimated to have dropped from 224,600 tonnes in 2019 to 199,010 tonnes this […] Read more

Saskatchewan crops in decent shape heading into August

MarketsFarm – Crops throughout Saskatchewan rated as being in fair to good condition, according to the latest weekly crop report from Saskatchewan Agriculture. As of July 27, spring cereals, canola, field peas and soybeans were said to be in fair to excellent. The report said winter wheat and fall rye were ripening and maturing. Harvest […] Read more



Difficult Manitoba harvest nearing its end

MarketsFarm – In the latest and last weekly crop report for 2019 from Manitoba Agriculture, issued Nov. 5, the overall harvest reached 89 per cent complete province-wide However, it has continued to be a very tough slog for farmers as they contend with muddy fields, in which equipment has left deep ruts. In some areas, […] Read more


Seventeen per cent of the Saskatchewan canola crop was in the bin as of Sept. 23.

Sask. producers resume harvest after break in wet weather

Saskatchewan Crop Report for the week ending September 23

A stretch of warm and relatively dry weather allowed most producers to return to the field and resume harvest operations last week, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s weekly Crop Report. Thirty-nine per cent of the crop is now in the bin, up from 23 per cent last week but remaining well behind the five-year (2014-2018) average […] Read more



Rain brings slight reprieve to Saskatchewan farms

CNS Canada — Saskatchewan producers were able to make good harvest progress earlier in the week before cooler temperatures hit, according to Thursday’s weekly crop report from Saskatchewan’s Ministry of Agriculture. Twenty-seven per cent of the provincial crop is now harvested, which is ahead of the five-year average of 13 per cent. Seventeen per cent […] Read more

Saskatchewan harvest underway: Report

CNS Canada – Harvest operations are underway in parts of southern Saskatchewan, according to the weekly crop report from Saskatchewan Agriculture. Crops were reportedly rapidly drying down across the province, with many pulse crops being desiccated. Most crops remain in fair to excellent condition, although later-seeded crops need rain to help heads and pods fill, […] Read more



ICE weekly outlook: Canola futures wait on report

CNS Canada — ICE Futures Canada canola traders may already be looking ahead to the release of Statistics Canada’s next production estimates, as lacklustre trading amid the holiday season leaves investors searching for direction. StatsCan is scheduled to release its final principal field crop report of the year on Dec. 6. The report is usually […] Read more