RSS Commodities

  • Corn's fundamental foundation June 2, 2016
    The performance of July soybean meal futures these past two months has been truly epic. The agricultural markets have had significant rallies in the past, but rarely has a single month of a single commodity staged such a significant solo performance.
  • Crude concerns make a comeback May 26, 2016
    Remember when we had supply concerns in oil?Well it looks like those days are back. Despite high global supplies, demand may now be at the point where it is actually exceeding daily global oil output. Oil prices in Europe have already exceeded $50.00 a barrel on that possibility.
  • Unprecedented pain May 23, 2016
    Iran says it has no plans to freeze oil exports, causing weakness in the price of oil at the start of the week.

RSS Western Producer

  • Grain company investments continue September 26, 2016
    G3 Canada plans to officially open the doors to another high efficiency elevator next week. G3’s new facility at Glenlea, Man., will host a grand […]
    saskatoonnewsroom
  • Agricultural merger mania fuels fears among small seed sellers September 26, 2016
    Sept 26 (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department is looking into concerns that global consolidation among major seed and agricultural chemical companies may squeeze supplies […]
    saskatoonnewsroom
  • Ceres hopes to double annual grain handlings September 23, 2016
    Officials with Ceres Global Ag say the amount of grain the company handles annually will likely double in 2016-17, thanks largely to the completion of […]
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RSS Crop Chatter

  • 3 Questions to Ask Your Corn Seed Dealer about Goss’s Wilt Ratings September 23, 2016
    Goss’s Wilt was reported in several areas of Manitoba during the 2016 growing season. Goss’s Wilt is a bacterial disease and CANNOT be controlled by a fungicide. Managing Goss’s Wilt include weed control, tillage and most importantly rotation and hybrid selection (genetics!). And with the seed ordering season quickly upon Manitoba corn growers, here are […]
    Pamela.deRocquigny@gov.mb.ca
  • Weather & Hybrid Characteristics – Their Roles in Grain Corn Dry Down September 21, 2016
    Updated from Crop Chatter Posts Made in 2012 and 2015 Grain corn in Manitoba is maturing quickly, and some of the earliest maturing fields have reached physiological maturity. Normal plant processes and weather conditions are the major influences on grain dry down, although hybrid characteristics can also play a role. As corn harvest approaches, a […]
    Pamela.deRocquigny@gov.mb.ca