Tag: DLN Agventures

Predicting Acreage Numbers (and the Stanley Cup Winner)

As oddsmakers and fans adjust their expectations for who’s going to win the Stanley Cup, market analysts are crunching the numbers on how many acres of each crop farmers will plant this spring, with the Statistics Canada acreage report coming out on Friday. Dwight Nichol of DLN AgVentures joined RealAg Radio on Tuesday (before the Oilers’… Read more »

22.5 Million Reasons To Plant Canola — Dwight Nichol

Canola acres are poised to climb from just above the 20 million mark last year, but how high will the final tally be? Could we pass the 22 million acre record set in 2012? Dwight Nichol of DLN AgVentures thinks so. “I have a number in my balance sheet right now of 22.5 million acres,” he… Read more »

Home Needed for Pile of Unwanted Durum

There’s going to be a pile of low quality durum left in Western Canada that, for lack of better words, will need to disappear from the market. According to the StatsCan report out earlier this week, durum production totalled 7.8 million tonnes in 2016 — up over 40 percent versus 2015. With maybe half of it qualifying… Read more »

Doing Your Homework for Selling High Vomi Durum

There’s a big durum crop coming off in Western Canada, but wet conditions have resulted in high disease levels in much of it. The Statistics Canada report released Tuesday pegged total Canadian durum production at 7.3 million tonnes, up from 5.4 million in 2015 and 5.2 million in 2014. Meanwhile, last week the Ministry of… Read more »