The battle for acres is set to play out in just over three months. Crop rotation plays a key part of decision making on final acres for any crop, but perhaps most of all for pulses, as aphanomyces and root rot risk factor prominently in pea and lentil decisions. But price factors too, and Jon… Read More

Now is an interesting time to be making decisions on old crop marketing or pulling the trigger on new crop pricing. Some farmers are well set for new crop, but market analyst Jonathon Driedger of Leftfield Commodity Research says there are three key factors that bear watching early in the new year. Looking very big… Read More

Before we begin, a shout out to our southern counterparts celebrating Thanksgiving today. Then, with RealAg Radio host Shaun Haney, hear: How a beef processing plant closure is hurting Ontario producers, with Joe Hill, president of Beef Farmers of Ontario; A product spotlight with Jamie Pegg of Honey Bee Manufacturing Ltd.; and An update on… Read More

Today on RealAg Radio: Jonathon Driedger, senior market analyst, FarmLink Marketing Solutions; and Farmers from across Canada talk crop conditions, and ‘the year of adversity.’ Have feedback? Story idea? Send an email to Shaun Haney about the show at [email protected] or connect with us @Realagriculture on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Use the hashtag #realagradio. RealAg Radio airs… Read More

Donald Trump won’t be president for another two months. He has yet to implement — or even clearly define — any policy or spending changes. And yet the U.S. dollar index has shot to its highest level in 13 years. Sentiment in many markets has certainly changed since dropping sharply on election night, even if the… Read More

 

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