‘Canola producers, particularly those with canola in storage, follow canola cash prices,’ says Neil Blue, provincial crops market analyst with Alberta Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Economic Development. ‘However, not all canola producers track the difference between the cash price...
Provincial crop analyst Neil Blue looks at the factors that have led to the recent rally. Blue says that, from a supply point of view, lower production of palm oil began to support those prices back in the spring. The...
Farmers Edge Inc. (TSX: FDGE), a Winnipeg-based pure-play digital agriculture company, is pleased to offer Canada's first Canola Heat Blast Yield Protection to its customers. This innovative digital product will help Canadian farmers protect the substantial investment in their...
Provincial crop analyst Neil Blue looks at the factors that can affect commodity prices. “The main price determining factors for most commodities are supply and demand, and that is true for canola prices,” explains Blue. “Factors affecting the availability of crop...
At the Canola Council of Canada's (CCC) annual general meeting held virtually this morning, president Jim Everson presented the 2020 annual report: Resilient. Responsive. Ready. Everson reviewed how the industry responded to immediate issues of a highly unusual year...
Source: Capital Press New and experienced canola growers can expect an “insatiable” market in the next decade, said Karen Sowers, executive director of the Pacific Northwest Canola Association. “It was already an attractive crop, especially compared to other commodities right now,”...
The cost of canola seed has increased significantly over the past few years. ‘Based on the average yearly price, a farmer seeding canola at 5 pounds per acre will incur a per acre seed cost of $63 to $71 depending...
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...
Nufarm Americas, Inc. announced Cheetah Herbicide has received regulatory approval of amended label language. The updated label offers directions for the post-emergence application of Cheetah for weed control across several crops that contain glufosinate-resistant genetic traits, including soybeans, cotton,...
Crop year-end canola stocks are setting up to be the smallest in years. ‘Producers with unpriced canola remaining after the 2020 harvest have been delighted and amazed by the price increase since harvest,’ says Neil Blue, provincial crop market analyst...
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