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16 November 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada Govt Helps Raise Ontario's Agricultural Profile Abroad
CANADA - The Government of Canada is helping Ontario farmers boost sales and enhance competitiveness abroad with investments of more than $1 million. Pierre Lemieux, Parliamentary Secretary for...
14 November 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada South Korean Trade Access Critical to Canadian Exports
CANADA & SOUTH KOREA - Grains and oilseed producers, maltsters and canola crushers are calling on the Government of Canada to re-engage South Korea in free trade talks immediately, to ensure...
Crop Industry News from Canada Canola Tumbles $15 as EU Debt Issues Rattle Market
CANADA - Canola futures and other crops fell last week, pressured by slow exports of US grains and worries about Italy's debt problems. ...
04 November 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada Is Tillage Really Helping?
CANADA - Growers have made great strides in advancing no tillage and conservation tillage practices....
02 November 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada Large Number of Unseeded Acres Stimulates Interest in Fall Seeded Crops
CANADA - A plant science instructor with the University of Manitoba reports the difficulties farmers faced this past spring in getting crops planted has resulted in a higher level of interest...
31 October 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada 20 Per Cent of Prairie Wheat Infected by Ergot
CANADA - The Canadian Grain Commission reports upwards of 20 percent of the wheat crops grown in western Canada this year have been infected to some degree by ergot. ...
Crop Industry News from Canada Where to Sell Grain Post-Canadian Wheat Board?
CANADA - The new Canadian Wheat Board is going to have a difficult time attracting the business of farmers. Let's put the passion and vitriol aside for a moment. Barring some surprise in the...
27 October 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada Government is Helping Farmers, Says Report
CANADA - The Harper Government is helping farmers to access more markets and a better bottom line, according to a new report. Beef, pork, canola, wheat, pulses and animal genetics were singled...
21 October 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada Canadian Wheat Board Dismantled
CANADA - The Canadian Federal Government tabled legislation this past Thursday which will bring the end to Canadian Wheat Board (CWB), the ‘single desk' marketer of Canadian wheat since...
Crop Industry News from Canada ICE Plans New Wheat, Barley Contracts for October 2012
CANADA - Winnipeg's commodity exchange expects to have new contracts listed for milling wheat, durum and barley for October 2012 delivery if the Canadian Wheat Board's single marketing desk ends...
19 October 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada Struthers: Legislation to Dismantle CWB Hurts Farmers
CANADA - Agriculture Food and Rural Initiatives Minister Stan Struthers said today he is speaking out on behalf of all prairie farmers because the federal government is planning to take away...
18 October 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada Bill to Kill Canadian Wheat Board Due Today
CANADA - Legislation to end the Canadian Wheat Board's single desk marketing powers on western Canadian wheat and barley will be introduced by the federal government today, Agriculture Minister...
17 October 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada Exploring Fusarium-Damaged Kernels, Toxin Levels in Wheat
CANADA - Research exploring the relationship between the number of fusarium head blight damaged kernels in wheat and the levels of toxin produced by the fungus is expected to be of value to anyone...
Crop Industry News from Canada Got Canola with Green Seed?
CANADA - Growers waiting for green seed levels to drop before combining should weigh the risks. If the crop does happen to get enough rain and high humidity to lift canola moisture back above...
07 October 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada Clubroot Intensified In Canola; Growers To Check Fields
CANADA - Growers in fringe areas where clubroot is at low levels or has not yet been detected are encouraged to check their fields. Noticing the disease before it gets serious is an important...
05 October 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada Weather Boosts Crop Production as Harvest Begins
CANADA - Harvest is underway and with good mid-summer weather conditions behind them, Western farmers are anticipating increased production of canola, along with higher volumes of barley and...
03 October 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada Great Harvest for Wheat and Barley in Canada
CANADA - The Canadian Wheat Board raised its 2011-12 outlook for wheat and barley on Friday, as a warm, dry summer looks to produce bigger harvests than a year ago....
30 September 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada Ergot Infection in Saskatchewan Cereal Grains
CANADA - The Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture reports ergot infection of cereal grains is generating concern among end users of that grain, Bruce Cochrane writes....
28 September 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada Hope Greek Crisis Progress Lifts Markets, Canola
CANADA - Hope that European leaders are acting to forcefully address the Greek debt crisis lifted most commodities on Tuesday, including canola. ...
27 September 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada Dry Weather Speeds Harvest, Results in Excellent Crop Quality
CANADA - A plant science instructor with the University of Manitoba reports a dramatic turn-around in weather conditions has allowed a fast harvest with crops coming off the fields in excellent...
26 September 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada Bunge Expands Canadian Canola Processing Plant
CANADA - Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited, announced that it plans to increase the capacity at a second of its four canola processing plants in Western Canada,...
22 September 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada CWB Reports Excellent Cereal Grain Quality
CANADA - The Canadian Wheat Board reports, despite this year's difficult growing season, the 2011 western Canadian cereal crop is coming off the fields in excellent condition....
20 September 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada Farmers Fund Endowment to Tackle Emerging Threats
CANADA - Prairie farmers, through the Canadian Wheat Board (CWB), have funded a major university endowment designed to tackle emerging threats to Canada's international competitiveness in the...
15 September 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada Destructive Grain Beetle Passed Through Canada
CANADA - One of the world's most destructive grain pests has made its way undetected in imports that have passed through Canada, says a Canadian Food Inspection Agency official. ...
13 September 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada Farmers Vote to Keep Canadian Wheat Board
CANADA - The votes are in and farmers are in favor of preserving their 76-year-old system, but Canada's Conservative government has vowed to press ahead with plans to dismantle the Canadian Wheat...
09 September 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada CCC: Canola Performance Trial Data Available Soon
CANADA - The new Canola Performance Trials (CPT) 2011 is approaching the harvest phase, with data expected to be available to farmers in early November, the Canola Council of Canada (CCC) announced...
07 September 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada Cereal Growers Advised to Plant Winter Wheat Shallow into Standing Stubble
CANADA - A winter wheat breeder with the University of Manitoba is advising cereal growers planning to plant winter wheat to seed shallow into standing stubble....
05 September 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada Assessing Risks of Swathing Canola Too Early
CANADA - Some growers anxious about the calendar and the typical date of first killing frost are swathing canola early, at around 10-15 per cent seed colour change, says the Canola Council of...
01 September 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada Hot July-August Weather Helps Crop Catch Up After Slow Start
CANADA - The Canadian Wheat Board reports hot dry weather during July and August has helped crops throughout the eastern prairies catch up after a late start to spring planting and delayed early...
26 August 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada Hot July-August Weather Helps Crops Catch Up
CANADA - The Canadian Wheat Board reports hot dry weather during July and August has helped crops throughout the eastern prairies catch up after a late start to spring planting and delayed early...
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