As we begin to look ahead to the rest of the canola growing season, many challenges continue to face the grower. This is being looked at as one of the most challenges seasons to date. Instead of looking backwards I thought that it would be fruitful to engage a discussion on the rest of the summer. It is very easy to get sidetracked by what has already happened but we need to stay focused on what needs to be done in order to save the crop that we do have. This includes prioritizing the better fields and making sure that they are getting the attention they need.
Canadian farmers have found some additional acres to seed this year, according to the Statistics Canada planting intentions report published on Friday. The agency's projections for the three largest acreage crops — wheat, canola and soybeans — were all higher than analysts were expecting. Adding up the individual crop and summer fallow categories, the total acres described…Read more »