Dr. Ross McKenzie, from the Lethbridge Research Station provides comments on the affect that modern farming has had on the soil. Some groups maintain that modern farming is destroying our top soil levels and creating adverse compaction, and decreasing organic matter. Others would say that things like organic matte are rising based on modern farming methods. I asked Ross to comment on this topic so that we could get a a professional scientific opinion to base some discussion on.
Farmers sitting on unpriced grain aren't going to love this week's market report from Neil Townsend, market analyst with Grainfox. But not liking it doesn't change the facts: there's plenty of grain out there and buyers know they can get what they need at a lower price than many want to accept. Townsend, in this conversation…Read more »