This could be a very interesting week in the commodities market. Harvest pricing pressure is one thing but this has been a really tough run for all farm commodities. For all you barley growers, pay attention to corns apparent fall to $4 and whether or not canola can finally find a support level that makes it want to stabilize. It can be tough to try and stay unemotional when the price of your inventory is either running up or falling down fast. When the price of a stock or commodity is running we tend to overestimate the up and downside. This is definitely a market worth watching and there is no doubt trying to predict the next move is incredibly difficult even for professionals and experts.
It's lining up to be a big corn pest year and the insect to watch for in the weeks ahead is western bean cutworm (WBC). In this edition of RealAgriculture Corn School, OMAFRA entomologist Tracey Baute explains that late planting across Ontario has left the young corn crop more susceptible to an increased number of…Read more »