Category: Montana Grain Growers Conference

Producer Panel: Farming on the Canadian Border, Trade, Immigration, and President Elect Trump

As Canadians, we love to speculate on what the impact will be for farmers under the Trump presidency. The degree of changes as it relates to the EPA, trade, and immigration are all up for debate. At the recent Montana Grain Growers meeting in Great Falls, Shaun sat down with three Montana farmers in this… Read more »

Will Agriculture Benefit Under Donald Trump’s Presidency?

As America awaits the announcement of the Secretary of Agriculture, speculation rages on what the new Trump presidency will mean for agriculture. In Canada, the opportunistic wave of Trump or the backdraft are possible with so many election promises made and an eagerness to close many deals. At the recent Montana Grain Growers meeting in… Read more »

The Agricultural Opportunity In Montana is Similiar to Western Canada

You do not have to be in Montana very long to verify its tagline of “Big Sky Country.” That big sky sits overhead an agriculture industry that has many similarities to Alberta and Saskatchewan. With cattle and wheat being the main staples, Montana growers face many of the same challenges and opportunities. On the tradeshow… Read more »

Pulse Growers in Montana and North Dakota Look to Expand Acres by 30% in 2017

With wheat prices slumping, Montana and North Dakota growers are looking for alternatives. The Northern Pulse Growers held their meeting in Great Falls, Montana this week, in conjunction with the Montana Grain Growers annual get-together. The opportunity to diversify crop rotations and make money doing it excited the crowd. Growers in these states are seeing¬†what’s… Read more »

Cibus Pushes Ahead with SU Canola

With the rise in acres of glyphosate-resistant soybeans and corn across the prairie regions of the U.S. and Canada there is a growing thirst for additional options in canola traits. At least this is what Cibus is banking on.¬† Sulfonylurea-tolerant (SU) canola has been approved in the U.S. but the varieties are still waiting for… Read more »