Establishing a seed grade can be a frustrating process at times, especially at point of sale. If a seed lot is on the edge, there is a lot riding on what grade it ends up making. If the crop is graded on site, there can be a lot of areas where doubt can arise as to the grading process. How representative was the sample? How good is the grader? If you have no information on that seed yourself, you have no point of reference and essentially no leg to stand on. Knowing the quality of what your bringing to market levels the playing field when you go to sell your grain.
Two weeks ago we were talking about higher highs and no where to go but down for the cattle market and thats exactly what we got. The market corrected over the past two weeks which could be fine long term technically. What has hurt Canadian feedyards is that the Canadian dollar has rallied over that…Read more »