Grain markets this week ended mostly in the red after a stronger performance at the beginning of the week. Traders took profits on the heels of some double-digit moves on the futures boards for most grain and oilseeds on Tuesday. Some geopolitical risk helped fuel the rally, but a “risk on” attitude hit the market… Read More

Lyle Stewart will continue to represent Saskatchewan agriculture in new Premier Scott Moe’s provincial cabinet. After winning the Sask Party leadership contest last weekend, Moe was formally sworn in as Premier of Saskatchewan on Friday, after which he announced the appointment of his first cabinet. Stewart, who has served as ag minister in Saskatchewan since… Read More

It’s going to be harder to find current information on Canadian canola and soybean processor demand going forward. In the “COPA weekly report of member crushings” published on Friday, the Canadian Oilseed Processors Association says it is immediately discontinuing the report. The weekly update shared information on the total tonnes of canola and soybeans crushed by COPA… Read More

Perhaps one of the most frustrating aspects of plowing land is the bumpy ride around the headlands that follows. That’s where Kuhn’s Vari-Master Smart Plow comes in. The Smart plow offers sectional control through an electro-hydraulic system which automatically raises and lowers individual bodies based on GPS positioning data, creating a straight furrow edge where… Read More

If you’ve been attending agricultural and food conferences over the last decade you’ve likely heard countless references to “feed the 9 billion” or to double production by 2050 to meet the appetite of a growing global population. Is it time we revisited this oft-cited food prediction? Penn State University’s Mitch Hunter thinks so. Hunter and… Read More