A Canadian winter can seem endless, with few hours of daylight and many hours of shoveling snow. This year, I vowed to stave off the winter blues (as needless as that now seems). Besides taking the time to exercise and eat well (especially post-Christmas), I’ve also been focusing more on finding the beauty in the season. And, when the land and trees glisten with hoar frost, and the late-rising sun brings her magnificent hues to the sky, it’s hard to understand our moments of seasonal resent.
This week, winter wheat prices touched a three-year high, but it didn’t last. Chicago SRW wheat prices for September 2018 gained 5 per cent or about 26 cents US/bushel to close at $5.56. While the December 2018 contract was up 5.4 percent — or nearly 30 cents — to finish a tad under $5.80. In…Read more »