Well, hello September! Thanks for tuning in to this week’s edition of the Farmer Rapid Fire. On today’s show, brought to you by Pioneer Seeds Canada, we will hear from: Philip Shaw of Dresden, Ont.; Nic Dubuc of Montreal, Que.; Jocelyn Wasko of Eastend, Sask.; and Kevin Porter of Stoney Plain, Alta. We will also hear… Read More

2018 was a difficult year for soybean markets. The U.S.-China trade war triggered a $2.00-$2.50 per bushel reduction in the futures market and neither side appears willing to relent in their sanction tug-of-war. In RealAgriculture’s final Soybean School episode of the 2018 season, we asked ag economist, market commentator, and farmer Philip Shaw for his take… Read More

What can corn growers expect from the markets in 2019? In Ontario, will sufficient markets be found for high DON corn? After three years of sideways trade, will world markets finally break the mold and push corn higher? On this edition of RealAgriculture’s Corn School, host Bernard Tobin travels to the ‘Agridome’ at Dresden, Ontario… Read More

When crops reach record high acreages on both sides of the border the market should respond negatively to higher supply levels. Increased supply has to be supported with increased demand and that has been definitely the story in soybeans.  Even though the November soybean futures contract (can be seen below) is off earlier highs farmers… Read More

By Philip Shaw, @agridome, PhilipShaw.ca I am not an “Advocate”. If you don’t know what that means, you are not alone. Over the last few years as social media has grown larger, many people in the agricultural industry have launched themselves into the digital world by advocating for agriculture online. It’s great stuff if you… Read More

Its the race against the calendar.  Ontario farmers are pushing to try and complete planting before they have to re-consider their heat unit selection.  From twitter I have been picking up that many of the farmers are planting close to around the clock which is very taxing on the mind and body but the reality… Read More

 

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