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Canola growers in Saskatchewan continue to progress with harvest but, lately, the crop is come off a bit tough from additional moisture.
Soybean acreage has continued to grow in the region to meet both domestic and export demand.
Environment Canada has issued frost advisories for most corn growing areas of the province for the nights of September 18 to 20 which are expected to be near or slightly below freezing.
What to consider when storing grain for the short and long term. ‘Farmers in Alberta along with growers in other prairie provinces have more grain storage than most of their worldwide competitors,’ says Ryan Furtas, market analyst with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry. ‘However, having storage capacity can be a marketing advantage, but capturing a higher price by storing grain is not a guarantee.’
Much of the corn in Minnesota has reached maturity. Corn hybrids planted in Minnesota typically reach maturity at about 55 to 60 days after silking, or 10 to 12 days after kernels reach the half-milk stage.
Rodale Institute: We’re in the process of updating Rodale Institute’s Regenerative Agriculture and the Soil Carbon Solution white paper and we wanted to talk to you about your influential work with cattle and rangeland soil carbon sequestration.
Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) welcomes the renewed commitment in today’s Speech from the Throne on compensation for dairy farmers for the import access concessions made under the last three trade agreements.
The backlog in the beef sector is easing as packing plants continue to process more cattle. Anne Wasko is Chair of the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef and President of Cattle Trends.
Harvest progress in Manitoba is slightly ahead of normal, according to the latest crop report from Manitoba Agriculture. Completion sits at 70 per cent, slightly ahead of the 3 year average of 68 per cent at this time.
We caught up with Ken Brett, District Sales Manager at APLINE, at the 2020 Great Ontario Yield Tour Virtual Final Event. Brett presented 'Maximizing Nutrient Efficiency with K-Tech® Potassium Products' on September 3, 2020.
Rain and stormy weather have prompted concern that UK farmers could be in for a repeat of last year’s wet autumn. Eastern England is experiencing heavy rain and strong winds – disrupting fieldwork and the drilling of winter crops. The Met Office forecast suggests wet and blustery weather will spread to other parts of the […]
Since its launch in April 2014, Mitsubishi’s Outlander PHEV has been the go-to model for those wishing to dabble in the world of hybrid SUVs. Almost 52,000 have been sold in the UK over the past six years, with many going to company car users who have benefited from some decent tax incentives. See also: Electric […]
Every commercial farm has its own aims and parameters, but there are some key breeding goals and culling criteria to drive suckler herd performance and profit. This is according to AHDB knowledge exchange manager and Nuffield Scholar Sarah Pick, who has visited ranches across the globe to study suckler herd management. See also: How […]
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Britain’s biggest farmer, Sir James Dyson, has warned that consumers and farmers are both losing out in a market that is “fundamentally skewed”. The entrepreneur said it is retailers who reap the benefits and his focus will now be on selling direct to the consumer to try and fix a disconnect with the industry. Reducing […]
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Before I morph completely into “Disgusted of Tunbridge Wells”, I’d like to put it on record that I’m a fan of the BBC as a public subscription broadcaster. Having suffered the endless Euro-pap of French radio stations on long car journeys on the autoroutes, or endured the multi-channel fiesta of bland tedium that is American […]
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Suckler farmers are hoping for a very fast weaned calf trade this autumn, providing deadweight prices hold steady. Recent factory price drops have caused some pessimism this week and could coax more cattle forward from finishers worried about further cuts. Some believe the falls are the result of large finishers marketing a high number of […]
Variable yields and dismal quality results saw winter beans become one of the worst-performing crops on many farms this year – a victim of very late drilling in less-than-ideal conditions and unkind weather. Despite this, there are good reasons for having them in the rotation for the coming season, as well as growing winter beans […]
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Our harvest is now almost complete, with settled weather in September finally allowing some full harvest days. The good conditions allowed us to see the potential of the combine, with more than 53ha of barley cut on our best day. Spring barley has yielded very well, with generally good quality, and is now slowly moving […]
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Live calf exports that breach maximum permitted journey times from Scotland to Spain will no longer be accepted, the Scottish government has stated. Following a legal challenge by animal welfare campaigners, the Scottish government said applications for the live export of unweaned (or milk-reliant) calves to the continent that breached the time limits would not […]
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Growers and agronomists have a new digital tool to assess crop pests and diseases and suggest the best time to spray, up to four days in advance, with 85% accuracy. The service – Crop Monitor Pro – will give field-level risk prediction for a range of pests and diseases affecting winter wheat, winter oilseed rape […]
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