For the farming community, the tell-tale signs of spring trigger the countdown for this year’s growing season. Planting across the province has already commenced for frost tolerant crops like small grains, potatoes and sweet green peas. Throughout the winter...
“Canola prices have risen dramatically during the last year to all-time highs, with new crop November 2022 canola futures currently trading near $960/tonne,” says Neil Blue, provincial crops market analyst with Alberta Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Economic Development. “Continuing...
The Canola Council of Canada (CCC) and Canadian Canola Growers Association (CCGA) participated in a town hall discussion as an initial step to providing canola sector input into Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's (AAFC) industry consultation for the fertilizer emissions...
According to the Association of Equipment Manufacturer's monthly "Flash Report," the sale of all tractors in Canada during March were down 5% compared to the same month last year. For the three months in 2022, a total of 5,754 tractors...
Ontario’s agriculture industry faces various challenges as our farmers work to create a stronger, more resilient sector that will sustain Ontario for generations to come. We depend on ongoing research, innovation and proactive initiatives to help find the solutions...
This popular budgeting and economic modeling tool can help when finalizing crop plans for this year. “This is the time of the year to be finalizing 2022 crop plans,” says Manglai, production crops economist with Alberta Agriculture, Forestry and Rural...
Canola seedlings can withstand a considerable frost (-5 to -8 degrees C) if plants have become acclimatized following a few days of cold temperatures. However, canola seedlings growing under warm conditions will be tneder, and can be killed by...
Record Smashing Corn Yields in 2021 Background:From as far east as the Ottawa Valley and as far south as Windsor, farmers are talking record corn yields in 2021; yields that some thought they might never see on their farms.What was...
The award honours those who have significantly contributed to agriculture, the agri-food industry and rural life in Alberta. “Every 2 years, Alberta’s Agriculture Hall of Fame recognizes up to 3 individuals whose outstanding leadership, innovation and business practices have advanced...
Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) (CP.TO) halted operations and locked out workers over a labor dispute early on Sunday, with each side blaming the other for a halt that will likely disrupt shipment of key commodities at a time of...
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