Spring has been a nightmare and the toll it has taking on farmers in Western Canada is huge. With a speculated 10 million acres being left unseeded, many farmers are wondering what they should be doing with their bare land. Many people are talking about winter wheat to try and get some cover for winter and a jump on next spring.
I talked to Rob Saik, CEO of the AgriTrend Group of Companies about the challenges that are facing farmers and what he thinks are the options for farmers in 2010 for unseeded acres.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau unveiled the cabinet that will likely carry the reigning Liberal Party into the 2019 federal election. Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay, who is in Vancouver for the annual federal-provincial ag ministers' meeting, remains in his post following the shuffle. Rumours ahead of the announced changes were that MacAulay might…Read more »