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.
It's the last week of April and not only is there crop in the ground in areas of southern Ontario, but there's even a few corn and soy plants poking above ground! Don't feel bad, though, if that's not where you're at — there's plenty of field prep and planning still happening across not just…Read more »