The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is out with its monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report. Pre-report, many were questioning to what extent the war in Ukraine, which has driven markets higher over the last two weeks, would be accounted for. The USDA has made some adjustments — albeit minor —… Read More

When crop prices are favourable, it can seem that any pricing strategy works. That said, the higher prices are, the more inherent risk there is in leaving crop unpriced. There’s plenty of volatility in the world right now, with no end in sight, and that makes the risk management strategy all the more important. Which… Read More

With strong farm commodity demand and high crop prices, confident farmers attending the National Farm Machinery Show (NFMS) at Louisville, Kentucky in February look to be eager to replace equipment and upgrade technology. In this interview from the floor of the NFMS, Kurt Coffey, Case IH vice president for North America, tells RealAgriculture’s Bernard Tobin that the Association… Read More

If you’ve been following the markets lately, you’ll have noticed moves in the wheat markets in the past couple of days, driven by geopolitics. But what’s going on with soybeans? Neil Townsend, chief market analyst with FarmLink marketing solutions, joins RealAg Radio host Shaun Haney to discuss the impacts as Russia starts to make moves into… Read More

Each week, we here at RealAgriculture choose a new question to ask in our poll. A few weeks ago, we asked which professional farmers plan to add to the farm in the year ahead. The final tally favoured a business/succession expert, but adding a marketing advisor ranked second. Brain Voth, founder of IntelliFarm Inc., isn’t… Read More

Viterra has announced a multi-billion dollar deal that would significantly expand the grain company’s presence in the U.S. and other parts of the world. The company says it has reached a stock purchase agreement with Japan-based Marubeni Corporation to acquire Gavilon for US$1.125 billion plus working capital. Gavilon is based in Omaha, Nebraska, and has… Read More

South Korea has announced it will end its almost month-long ban on buying Canadian beef. The ban lasted almost one month, after an atypical case of BSE was reported in a beef cow on an Alberta farm Dec. 17, 2021. South Korea closed its doors to Canadian beef on Dec. 21. This morning, South Korea… Read More

 

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