There is a new craze in Saskatchewan and it is soybeans. I have been travelling all week with the Saskatchewan Pulse Growers and Kevin Elmy of Friendly Acre Seed Farms (Saltcoats, SK) has been wowing the crowd with indepth soybean agronomic information. Saskatchewan farmers want to grow soybeans and that has been very clear with the buzz at lunch and coffee breaks.
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Canadian fertilizer giants Agrium and Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan say they've reached a deal to merge their businesses to form the largest fertilizer company in the world. The new company, which would be named before the transaction is finalized, would be worth around US$36 billion, with close to 20,000 employees and operations in 18 countries,…Read more »