MCOOL has become a reality for the US, Canadian and beef industry. Sometimes it is beneficial to better understand an issue or situation by stepping back and examining how we got here. I asked Dennis Laycraft of the Canadian Cattleman’s Association at the International Livestock Congress to provide me with a history of the MCOOL legislation and what could of been done differently.
If you're considering growing identity-preserved (IP) soybeans this year, you're certainly not alone. Solid premiums combined with a surplus of winter-killed winter wheat fields has many farmers becoming IP-curious, some for the very first time. In this episode of the Soybean School, Ontario field editor Bernard Tobin asks Tim Montague, procurement manager for Huron Commodities,…Read more »