If you were lucky enough to be at the sold out CropConnect conference this year, one keynote speaker was sure to leave you feeling refreshed and full of energy. If you weren’t able to attend, have no fear, as you’ll still be able to feel energized from CFL legend Michael “Pinball” Clemons as he shares… Read More

On this week’s episode of Wheat Pete’s Word, learn about making the call on not just starter fertilizer rates for corn (and maybe soybeans) but also on what product differences to consider when deciding on rates and placement. Host, Peter ‘Wheat Pete’ Johnson also shares some insight on plant breeding advancements overseas, how a soil… Read More

Oleen Smethurst doesn’t choose what food trend consumers should hop on, but in her quest to provide new flavours and convenience for Costco’s Canadian customers, she’s inadvertently part of the push. Smethurst is assistant vice president, buying and operations — produce for Costco Wholesale Canada, based in Ottawa. Leading a team of nearly 30, it’s… Read More

The commodity markets have definitely been in a sideways pattern, with little movement in either direction up or down.  This lack of action makes it difficult on farmers, and challenging for traders, and the broadcasters trying to cover the markets everyday. As people watch the lack of price moves —  stagnated by uncertain trade deals,… Read More

It need only take one word to find its way onto product labels, spark mass debate, and inspire the creation of entire organizations. Take, for example, the word ‘sustainable.’ It’s appearing on food labels everywhere, and everyone seems to have their take on it. We’ve heard consumers’ thoughts on the matter, but what about people… Read More